....as long as you spend it right!
I’ve made a conscious decision over the years to start shifting from buying stuff to buying experiences and from spending on myself to spending on others. This has had a dramatic impact on my happiness and I’m sure it can for you as well.
I believe that money simply buys better choices, and I have come to realise that buying ...
Since August 2012 Derek and Paula have smashed a whopping $57,559.74 off their debt utilising the Crown Money Management program.
“We have been clients of Crown since 2012 and like most Australians we have the dream of owning our own home.
Crown has made us realize that this can be achieved by following their Money Management Program. We have paid a significant amount off of our mortgage while ...
Over the years we have picked up quite a few things on how we as human beings simply waste money in so many ways.
With so much uncertainty with what lays ahead in the future that is out of our control why not control what is in fact completely in our control? Yet so many of us simply don't get around to it ...
Give your wallet a check-up to learn more about your money habits. Picture Rebecca Michael.
THE contents of a wallet or purse can reveal a lot about a person's financial health.
From how much cash you carry to the number of debit and credit cards you have tucked away, taking time to work out what are the good and bad contents of your ...
Using a debit card instead of credit card to buy gifts at Christmas will shift your mindset when it comes to spending.
RESISTING the temptation to spend up on your credit card can be difficult especially at Christmas time.
As we edge closer to December 25 buying truckloads of presents on plastic is simple to do but it’s often not until the new ...
THERE are big differences between paying with a debit card rather than a credit card.
The main one being the big hole the latter can leave in your finances.
Using a debit card means you are using your own cash, while paying by credit card means you are spending money that is not yours.
Crown Money Management founder Scott Parry says credit cards are ...
BUILDING a financial safety net is a careful balancing act.
Tucking away a few thousand dollars in case of an emergency is essential to ensuring you don’t topple over when crisis strikes.
However establishing a financial buffer takes time and for those without one it’s time to get started.
There’s no doubt it requires sacrifices to be made and a disciplined approach ...
For the past few weeks in a row now I’ve had over 15 FIFO clients (whose money I’ve been managing over the years) give me ‘the phone call’ that I knew was always on the cards. With the heaviness of uncertainty in their voice, I hear the words I'd been expecting - “Scott, I’ve been made redundant..."
My response was no doubt the last thing ...