Are you willing to earn more than your partner?

Read that question again. Are you willing to earn more than your partner? Your first impression (as a woman) will be ‘Why, yes, of course, Obu. I am willing to earn more than my partner’. Quite often as women, we somehow sabotage our money-making capacity. We think that in order to earn more, we have […]

Money container – how big is yours?

If you had $500……. Or $5,000 or $50,000, what would you do with it? Many times, we say, ‘If only I had a $1000, I would…’ or ‘If only I won $1 million in the lottery, I would….’ But what would you actually do if you had that extra money? If someone gifted you $1,000, […]

5 things people who are good with money never buy

People who are good with their money are not big spenders. I was really lucky to grow up with this principle. We were taught to never ask for anything because someone else had it. If we really wanted a colouring kit or pen or whatever, then our parents will buy it. So, ‘my friend has […]

The seven habits of financially happy people

Financial happiness can be hard when you are constantly trying to catch up with your debts and credit cards. But some people have discovered how to be financially happy. Here are the 7 habits of financially happy (FH) people. Habit #1: They spend less than they earn This sounds way too simple but is the […]

Money, money, money

I work all night I work all day To pay the bills I have to pay Ain’t it sad And still there never seems to be A single penny left for me That’s too bad In my dreams I have a plan If I got me a wealthy man I wouldn’t have to work at […]

How to navigate uncertainty like a pro

Life is not always a bed of roses, for sure. There are ups and downs and this is what makes the journey interesting. The year 2020 has been a testament to this – many people lost their loved ones, many more lost their jobs. Entrepreneurs who had spent their lives building something from scratch had […]

Is scarcity mindset limiting you?

In March this year, during the beginning of COVID-19 impact, people around the world were panic buying. There was no toilet paper, flour, salt, pasta and rice amongst many other items at the supermarket. Scarcity mindset is a real human experience. The belief that you won’t have enough and if you don’t grab it now, […]

Be savvy about your money

Many times, we get complacent about where our money goes. A couple of months ago, there was a medical procedure done (nothing serious), but I had to get some money back from Medicare (Australian healthcare system). I was advised that the doctor’s office can handle the claim. I was happy with this because dealing with […]

I want to quit my job and start a business, but I’m scared I will fail.

Have you ever dreamed of starting your business or a dream project for long, but never got started? Fear is the number one inhibitor of many women achieving success. I am pretty sure you would have heard about the success stories of many women entrepreneurs –Naomi Simson, Arianna Huffington, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, J K Rowling and […]

Does more money make you happier?

Do you think money is the ‘ultimate goal’? A lot of money = increased happiness = buying more things! Is the above equation right or is this more a thing of your mind? These are some fundamental questions you need to ask yourself whenever you start thinking about making more and more money. Money is […]