July 18, 2017

What we can learn about money from hillbillies

For a break from the chilly winter weather, we recently escaped for a couple of weeks to Indonesia. Armed with the knowledge that separating payment from […]
July 18, 2017

Finance Gurus

The experts weigh in to explain the financial changes coming in for the new financial year. They also offer the tips to get your household budget […]
July 18, 2017
August 7, 2017

Financial freedom through frugality

“Badassity” is the philosophy of wildly popular personal finance blogger Mr Money Mustache, a frugal-living internet sensation uniting savers around the globe. Canadian-born, US-based Peter Adeney is Mr […]
August 7, 2017

Money lessons from the rise and fall of the Leyland Brothers

For those who grew up on television in the 1970s and ’80s, the Australian travel show Ask the Leyland Brothers was ubiquitous. At its peak, the show […]
August 7, 2017

How Troy Carter overcame ‘financial PTSD’ to launch Lady Gaga

Troy Carter dreamed of being a rapper when he was growing up in the rough part of West Philadelphia. The son of a single mother, whose […]
August 8, 2017

What The Handmaid’s Tale teaches us about money

I recently binge watched The Handmaid’s Tale, the brilliant adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel of the same name, currently screening on SBS On Demand. The […]
August 8, 2017

Transition to retirement still worthwhile – but not for the tax perks

There has been a lot of commentary recently about the watered-down tax benefit of taking a transition to retirement pension. From July 1, the income stream […]
August 8, 2017

Transition to retirement still worthwhile – but not for the tax perks

The side hustle has exploded among Australian millennials and thanks to the internet there’s more opportunity than ever to turn a skill or passion into a […]
August 10, 2017

Angel investor invests in flexible thinkers who can go the distance

Amanda Coombs is a committed philanthropist and savvy start up investor. As General Manager of Commonwealth Private, in Victoria and Tasmania she’s knows the in’s and […]
August 10, 2017

German nuns are an excellent source of investment advice

Starting out a scientist with Johnson and Johnson, German Bianca Ogden is part of an elite group of female portfolio managers in successful Australian equity funds. […]
August 10, 2017

The biggest risk is to take no risk at all

Coming out on top of a cancer diagnosis changed Monique Sasson’s life.     The former ballet dancer and founding director of Wakelin Property Advisory, now […]
August 10, 2017

Tracey Spicer encourages young women to challenge society’s expectations

Tracey Spicer says women must speak up on entrenched gender discrimination, take charge of personal finances and shun gruelling beauty routines.     The esteemed journalist and […]
August 10, 2017

Being an agitator isn’t always a bad thing in business

Christine Christian, former CEO and Chairman of Dun & Bradstreet is now a non-executive director with the State Library of Victoria. She talks to Catherine about […]
August 10, 2017

Being an agitator isn’t always a bad thing in business

Margaret Jackson has an impressive list of firsts to her name. The first woman to become chairman of a top-50 publicly listed company in Australia. The […]
August 10, 2017

Not just smashed avo – millennial minimalist quits all unnecessary expenses to beat debt

Elesha Piper is at the beginning of her success story. It started when she found herself financially overwhelmed.     Elesha tells Catherine Robson how she […]
August 10, 2017

Eight hours sleep and a way with numbers set Olivia Engel up for success

Olivia Engel is recognised by her peers as being at the very top of her profession. We were lucky to catch her before she leaves Australia […]
August 10, 2017

Australia leads world in giving people control their financial destiny

Meg Heffron is co-founder of Heffron SMSF Solutions which is leading the industry from its Hunter Valley base in Maitland, NSW. In this Success Story Meg […]
August 10, 2017

Law + Science + Listening = Innovation

Lisa Leong has taken some surprising turns in a career that has seen her pioneer the new territory of client centred innovation. Her team was awarded […]
August 10, 2017

Stop fixing women and start fixing a broken system

Catherine Fox is one of Australia’s leading commentators on women and the workforce. For over a decade, as deputy editor of the Australian Financial Review’s Boss Magazine, […]