Tax free?! The glorious tax free savings account (TFSA) has been in effect since 31 March 2015 in South Africa and has made the hearts of savers and individual investors all warm and fuzzy. Yes. The government decided in one glorious move to give away free money in the form of tax breaks. This is an interesting phenomenon, as in general, being cash strapped, they actually want to get your money in their coffers. Without […]
Today’s guest curator is Canberra couple ‘Adventures with Poopsie’. See their picks by That Girl on FIRE, Strong Money Australia, Enough Time To and HisHerMoneyGuide. International links by A Purple Life, Modern FImily, All Options Considered and Millennial Revolution. The post Australian FI Weekly #30 – with Adventures With Poopsie appeared first on Frugality and Freedom.
Dealing with debt can be a stressful experience. Coupling that with the coronavirus pandemic may make it even harder to address. As you plan for the potential economic impact of coronavirus, there are a number of steps that you can take to help manage debt in these difficult times. You can look to your state’s unemployment policies to identify current options for benefits. Your state’s public health office may also have information. In a study […]
[Editor’s Note: It’s weird to put an editor’s note on my own blog post, but this one needs it. This post was written mostly over the course of January and February 2020, before the COVID-19 virus caused major economic upheaval. I’m getting around to finishing and publishing it right smack dab in the middle of a pandemic, but it’s important that as you read it, you realize that except for this note and the epilogue […]
The content in this post was originally published on Business Insider. I recently traveled to London and Southern Italy with my best friend, and it was my first vacation longer than a few days in over two years. What better way to celebrate saving $100,000 at 25 than going to Europe? I was thrilled to go on what we call our annual “#friendmoon” — our honeymoon-type trip as best friends. We initially looked at going […]