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#1 F.E.B.E

Posted 20 February 2012 - 09:54 AM

With time out of the workforce raising children and generally lower rates of pay, women need to pay special attention to protecting their financial future. Self-made millionaire, mother, financial expert and best-selling author Jodie Nolan highlights an important need for women to start putting in place strategies to build their wealth in her new book 'Surviving the Storm'.

Jodie Nolan is a financial expert who has decades of experience in Australia's money sector including senior roles in the country's biggest financial institutions. A self-made millionaire by 29, Jodie has experienced extreme wealth, loss and re-building after her financial collapse.  Jodie is passionate about educating people about money, its core fundamentals and how they can build their own financial independences. The Founder and Director of EQUIS Group, and published author, Jodie now dedicates her time to passing on her knowledge and expertise to adults to help make a difference in their lives today, and generations to come. Jodie is married with two young daughters and lives on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

Purchase a 'Surviving the Storm' from www.jodienolan.com and receive a free money e-book and budget planner.

Prize:
5 Surviving the Storm book valued at $27 each.
Total prize being: $135

How to enter
For your chance to win, just reply below with the answer to the following question in 25 words or less:
“What saving and budgeting tips do you and your family have that you wouldn’t survive without? “

T &Cs pinned in competition forum.

Competition commences Monday 20 February until Monday March 5, 2012.



#2 samirae04

Posted 20 February 2012 - 12:54 PM

I barter to save money my group of friends are happy to negotiate, swap and trade to prosper and save

#3 ~Mintie~

Posted 20 February 2012 - 01:03 PM

Meal planning, it helps us budget, avoid food wastage and eat healthily.

#4 gemgirl

Posted 20 February 2012 - 01:17 PM

1. My partner manages the budget - we know our strengths!
2. Meal planning EVERY week
3. An Excel spreadsheet updated weekly
4. Small splurges now and again

#5 Jokstar

Posted 20 February 2012 - 03:43 PM

- Buy on sale in bulk, cook heaps and freeze for later.
- Buy and sell on ebay.
- Make your own home brew - including spirits.



#6 MummaDiva

Posted 20 February 2012 - 03:51 PM

Risk manage for unemployment - budget for base living expenses within the lowest income, with incidentals, splurges and savings paid for by the higher wage.

#7 Barefoot

Posted 21 February 2012 - 05:22 AM

Don't spend more than you earn.
Pay yourself first.

#8 Surpriselove

Posted 21 February 2012 - 05:35 AM

Save a little but save often. Make sure the necessities are prioritized.

#9 Tna71

Posted 21 February 2012 - 08:47 AM

Meal plan for the week.
Freeze leftovers for lunches this way you don't go near the shops so there are no spending temptations.

#10 nikkibaby1

Posted 21 February 2012 - 10:04 AM

Our money is all pre allocated before we get paid, we have "pocket money" (us parents) i also shop at aldi

#11 patsy08

Posted 21 February 2012 - 11:59 AM

-           Record daily expenses on spreadsheet

    -           Allocate “fun” money amount

    -           Leftovers for lunches

    -           Look for specials, bargains

    -           Shop at sale events



#12 Robbow

Posted 21 February 2012 - 02:42 PM

Only spend if you have the money
Do as  much as possible yourself
Buy in bulk
Buy Farmer direct
Grow your own

#13 Weeneybaby

Posted 22 February 2012 - 01:54 PM

We wouldn't survive without a weekly allowance, free outdoors entertainment, long and short term financial goals, belief we can get through tough times  original.gif

#14 slk

Posted 22 February 2012 - 02:00 PM

i have an old drink can that i put my $2 coins into (they're the only ones that fit and don't come out!).  i don't miss the odd coin that i put in.  before i knew it i had a can full which equated to about $400!  an easy way to save without thinking about or missing it!

#15 Immyxx

Posted 22 February 2012 - 03:29 PM

We budget for one take out meal a week,  it teaches the kids how eating in moderation is paramount to good health and prevents nagging

#16 alexiew

Posted 22 February 2012 - 03:33 PM

COUPONS! I always tear out offers in magazines and look for promo codes before ordering anything online. I save hundreds every month.



QUOTE (EBeditor @ 20/02/2012, 09:54 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
With time out of the workforce raising children and generally lower rates of pay, women need to pay special attention to protecting their financial future. Self-made millionaire, mother, financial expert and best-selling author Jodie Nolan highlights an important need for women to start putting in place strategies to build their wealth in her new book 'Surviving the Storm'.

Jodie Nolan is a financial expert who has decades of experience in Australia's money sector including senior roles in the country's biggest financial institutions. A self-made millionaire by 29, Jodie has experienced extreme wealth, loss and re-building after her financial collapse.  Jodie is passionate about educating people about money, its core fundamentals and how they can build their own financial independences. The Founder and Director of EQUIS Group, and published author, Jodie now dedicates her time to passing on her knowledge and expertise to adults to help make a difference in their lives today, and generations to come. Jodie is married with two young daughters and lives on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

Purchase a 'Surviving the Storm' from www.jodienolan.com and receive a free money e-book and budget planner.

Prize:
5 Surviving the Storm book valued at $27 each.
Total prize being: $135

How to enter
For your chance to win, just reply below with the answer to the following question in 25 words or less:
“What saving and budgeting tips do you and your family have that you wouldn’t survive without? “

T &Cs pinned in competition forum.

Competition commences Monday 20 February until Monday March 5, 2012.


#17 Feeny

Posted 22 February 2012 - 04:00 PM

Never pay full price for anything!! You'll be surprised how easy it is - access all the catalogues on-line and you'll know where to go

#18 Claude27

Posted 22 February 2012 - 04:20 PM

Buy kids' Christmas presents on sale throughout the year. When Christmas comes around there isn't a huge expense.

#19 ~elle~

Posted 22 February 2012 - 05:54 PM

Meal plan.
Buy on sale.
Clothes - buy a year ahead on end of season clearance.
Car free days.
Savings - small / large = BIG DIFFERENCE!!!!!

#20 maplesuz

Posted 22 February 2012 - 07:57 PM

Learn everything you can about tax, superannuation, mortgages & investment options to ensure you are maximising your money, and browse the EB Hot Specials forum!

#21 gemmaw

Posted 22 February 2012 - 08:02 PM

Try to buy secondhand as much as possible eg clothes, furniture, kids toys, vehicles. Big items or small it really saves you money if you never buy new original.gif

#22 kirsty129

Posted 22 February 2012 - 08:54 PM

I always compare the safeway, coles and aldi weekly catalogues before deciding where to shop.

#23 robyn42

Posted 22 February 2012 - 11:26 PM

Always pay full credit card by direct debit every month keep a forcast of expected expenses and a record of expenditure. And whereever possible use the credit card but only for items you would expect to pay cash for.  


#24 sondajay

Posted 23 February 2012 - 09:24 AM

overpay gas bill fortnightly,when it adds up, get them to send a check for credit amount, i've been $700 in credit, comes in handy

#25 Natasha_Anderson

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:50 PM

Direct Debit each fortnight so never get any bills, or minimal bill. Offset morgage interest into your bank accounts. Save with special buys discounts :-P




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