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Refinancing isn’t for everyone or every financial situation.

Refinancing a mortgage can put you in a better interest rate, but still increase your debt. Before you jump on the refinance-the-mortgage ride, here's six occasions when it might not be right for you

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The question is more about 'when', not 'if'.

Financial life is.... complicated. We all experience a dry spell from time to time and if you're in business a cash flow squeeze. It's the part of life that happens to everyone.

But then to make matters worse comes retrospective investment property land tax (thankyou OSR), slow debtors, perhaps a sickness or accident forcing time off work, supporting frail aged parents with declining health or maybe a family law court financial settlement after a relationship change. Financial life is complicated.

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How do you split expenses fairly in a relationship?

What to do when you want to share bills as a couple but you each earn very different amounts of income

If one partner is making $105,000 a year, while the other is making $37,500 a year, how do couples approach sharing the costs of living together equally?

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Badass stuff

Becoming badass at life is about becoming a better version of yourself and developing your ability to protect and provide, inspire and lead those you love and respect.

Anything else is probably a poor imitation and a waste of your precious time.

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How to Budget Like a Badass

(Psst: It's not the amount, it’s the percentage that counts).

When it comes to the financial foundation that makes everything in life possible, the two numbers you must know are;

  • how much income you take home each month? and
  • how much are you spending each month?
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Managing the emotional cost of big financial decisions

When I was a child, if I was good my Aunt would give me half a Mars Bar (the original 54 grams chocolate and caramel nougat snack that promised ‘Pleasure you can't measure’). If I was still good a month later, I’d get the other (slightly dehydrated) half. Even today, the thought of eating an entire Mars Bar myself, makes me feel uncomfortably indulgent.

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Matters of the wallet can be just as important as matters of the heart

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