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Crowd sourcing your mastery of money

Kate Wolters points out some pros (and cons) in wwwing the heck out of money stuff to see what others say and do.

Working for charity:
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Working for charity: not worth your time?

There’s no questioning the value of charity work. But that value won’t necessarily be financial, writes Andreas Wilson-Späth.

A man is not a financial plan
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A man is not a financial plan

Marguerite Phillips shares why she thinks we should teach girls not to rely on Prince Charming, his pension, or his assets.

The Economics of being a stay-at-home dad
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The economics of being a stay-at-home dad

It has its perks. But, as most mothers (and Andreas Wilson-Späth) know first hand, the pay isn’t one of them. Here’s how he tries to navigate the financial and social dynamics.

Healthy Eating on a Budget
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Healthy eating on a budget

Yes, good food can cost less than fast food. Janine Dunlop shares how she manages it.

The School Fee Bomb
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The school fee bomb

Boom! That’s the sound of your finances exploding when your kids go to school. Andreas Wilson-Späth shares your pain – and some ideas on how to avoid it.

Retirement heebie jeebies
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Retirement heebie jeebies

Kate Wolters didn’t start planning for it early enough (who does?), but she hasn’t left it too late, either.

Money for jam? The pocket money debate
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Money for jam? The pocket money debate

Andreas Wilson-Späth ponders whether it is better to give or to make your kids earn it.

What's the value of what you value
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What’s the real value of what you value?

Marketers are adept at getting us to spend more than we could. Kate Wolters has some practical ideas on how to resist their seductions.