Nice girls

In my 20s I was offered a job undertaking research for a food magazine publisher (not as exciting as it sounds, I promise). As part of the recruitment process, I had to negotiate my hourly rate. I knew what I was worth, but I was scared to attach a value to it for fear of…

Going barefoot

The first personal finance book I ever bought was Scott Pape’s ‘The Barefoot Investor: Five Steps to Financial Freedom’. I fell in love with Scott’s no-nonsense, step-by-step, pop-culture laden writing style right away. Scott’s ethos is one that I share: those that get into debt to maintain a façade of wealth and status by buying…

Shopping for shares

While we’ve spent a good chunk of our lives mastering the art of shopping for items like clothes, food, furniture, cars and even houses, buying and selling shares doesn’t typically fall into the average person’s realm of commerce. So, how do you buy shares and where do you start? Miss Money Box is here to…

An achieveable New Year’s resolution

Get fit, lose weight, quit sugar, go paleo, join a CrossFit gym, eat fewer carbs. There are plenty of resolutions you could attempt this New Year, but Miss Money Box is going to give you one that you will actually achieve and will save you thousands of dollars in the long run. Consolidate your superannuation…

Surviving the silly season

Ahhh Christmas. Carols are permeating through shopping malls and there is a ubiquitous presence about the place of an elderly man inappropriately dressed for the climate. The Christmas season can put a lot of strain on us financially and temporarily make us forget our good money habits. That’s why Miss Money Box is here with…