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Ingenious Ways Mums Can Grow Their Money Tree

Parenting can be expensive. As every dollar counts and every moment offers opportunities, smart mums know that growing money is more than a necessity, it’s an art. Below are some effective strategies to help mothers not only save some cash but transform them into flourishing financial gardens.

Whether it’s managing household budgets stealthily or saving more for future dreams, here’s how you can turn financial dreams into realities.


Raising Money-Savvy Kids: A Guide for Parents

Alongside toilet training, table manners and making the bed, managing money is an important skill to learn. As parents, we have a responsibility to teach financial literacy to our children from an early age.

Their little brains are like sponges. They are eager to learn, watch closely and try to imitate us. It is better to start positive money habits young than try to correct them later.

It's ok to spend money... a poem

It’s ok to spend money

I have always prided myself on getting a bargain. I love the thrill of finding things on sale. I love seeing my money go further.

More recently though, I have realised that I need to shop smarter. I have changed the way that I spend money.

Melanie Wegener, Money Savvy Mamma

My financial story – confessions of a shopaholic at heart

I have a confession to make about my financial story. I haven’t always been good with money. In fact, I’m more of a collector and spender than minimalist and saver. It’s just who I am.

I realise that it’s a bit ironic that I have a page about being money savvy. For many financial bloggers or finfluencers, they are great with money. It’s who they are, it’s what they do.


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11 Tips to Improve Your Finances

Many of us wish we’d known then what we know now. If only…  if only…  if only. Life is full of moments of hindsight. Know that things can change. You can change. There are a few steps and choices that you can make today that will positively impact your future.