Personal Finance Talk with pia

His and Her’s: Money Attitude

I think how a person treats money can be very interesting. The attitude towards money can vary greatly between one person to the next; from spending it as fast as it comes in or spending beyond their means to squirelling every cent away and scooping leftover sauce back into the jar and only using one …

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Talk with pia

Our current position

To be able to fully understand how we are moving forward, you need to first understand our current position. I am a teacher in a State school, and I have one current side hustle. I used to have more, but have since quit or shut businesses down due to a lack of time and mental …

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Life updates

Big Kid, Little Adult is alive!

In 2017, I started Big Kid, Little Adult. I had just learnt about Barefoot Investor, Dave Ramsay & the FIRE movement and I was inspired. In fact, saying that I was inspired would be putting it mildly. I had just come off a 10 year stint blogging professionally, burnt out from the industry, but aching …

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Garden

Introducing: My garden!

We moved into this house almost 5 years ago. We looked at the backyard and it promptly went onto the too-hard basket. We had attempted our hands at growing before, but things never really stuck around (read: We killed it all). We were much more successful at growing veges, but we didn’t know when to …

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Life updates

I’m alive – somewhat.

Silence. That’s the sound around here for this month. I do have posts to write. I have reports to share – I haven’t shared any of my September reports, for starters. But it’s just been a bit tough around here. We started the month with school holidays which usually means I actively take time away …

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frugal lifestyle

My (wannabe) frugal life: 5 things I do.

I thought for a bit of balance after my last post about 5 things I don’t do, I should point out the 5 very-not-frugal things that I do actually do that many in the PF world might frown upon. 1. We do pay a subscription fee for Spotify. Before Spotify, the husband would purchase CDs. …

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frugal lifestyle

My (wannabe) frugal life: 5 things I don’t do.

Let’s not kid ourselves. These aren’t really frugal tips, these are just things I don’t do. I say ‘wannabe’ because I’m getting there. I’m still very much learning and I don’t think I’m truly a frugal person yet. I’m not posting this to brag about it either, nor am I saying you need to follow …

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Life updates

Life update

After my last post, I took some time to myself. In reality, it was only about a week but for that week, I felt no inclination to post anything on my blog. Not because of the blog, but more because words are a way of expressing myself and I didn’t know how to express what …

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