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Acorns | July’s Report

Time for another look at how Acorns is doing. The Acorns Experiment I am running a 12 month experiment with Acorns where I will be investing $100 a month as a regular investment and also allowing it to do ’round-ups’ to invest the spare change from my spendings. Acorns has a standard monthly fee of …

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The Inner Demon

I was bullied as a child. I didn’t know it then, but I definitely know it now. 20-ish or so years ago when I was going through school, unless it was physical punches and huge fights, it wasn’t recognised as bullying. My parents told me to ignore my tormentors; grow a thicker skin, they said. …

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Financial Report : July 2017

  Time is slipping by so fast. It is August already and I always feel that the 2nd half of the year tends to slip on by. Term 3 is a busy time at work and the calendar is looking hectic! But right now, it’s time for July’s Financial Report. A few things to note: …

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Frugal Fashion Challenge

Frugal Fashion Challenge 2017

  Frugal – it’s such a buzzword isn’t it? It feels like society is just full of buzzwords and trends these days. More than likely, it has always been that way but I am only just tuning in to it now. And with the increased in job instability, a looming doom-and-gloom economy (they keep saying …

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BKLA is on Social Media!

It turns out my arm is very easily twisted. I said I wouldn’t get onto social media for this blog as a method for not getting into the same strife I did in my previous life but that lasted 2 months, tops. So this is just a short post to let you all know that …

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The Latte Factor | How much for a hot chocolate!?

It’s been a little quiet on both the blog writing and blog visiting front the past week or two because it’s the school holidays. I had great intentions to keep up with my blogging habits, but somehow that didn’t quite work out! But that’s okay, it was the school holidays after all. During the school …

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4 ways to micro-invest for Australians

  Micro-investing is all the rage right now. With the advent of smart phones, it was just a matter of time before developers with a keen sense tuned towards finance came up with apps and ideas to allow more people to invest with smaller dollar amounts. The share market can be quite daunting and overwhelming …

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Acorns | June’s Report

It’s time for another Acorns Report! The Acorns Experiment I am running a 12 month experiment with Acorns where I will be investing $100 a month as a regular investment and also allowing it to do ’round-ups’ to invest the spare change from my spendings. Acorns has a standard monthly fee of $1.25 ¬†for account …

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