November Net Worth & Spending: +$1,403 NW

Another consecutive month of positive net worth! Click here for all Net Worth posts. My favourite time of the month is running over all my spending and seeing how far I’ve come in the year that I’ve been blogging – financially and mentally. I get so much satisfaction by holding myself accountable for my progress…

6 Frugal Wins and 5 Frugal Fails

Annnnddd I’m back! It’s been a while, frugal friends. These frugal wins and fails are an accumulation of the past couple of weeks as I haven’t had a chance to post more regularly.   SIX FRUGAL WINS! Bought return flights for Christmas using Frequent Flyer points and the only was was a $158 booking fee….

3 Frugal Wins and 2 Frugal Fails

This week went so fast and I was working long hours and solely focused on my job. The closer we get to Christmas and the relocation date the busier it is getting at work. More people are leaving the company and so more work is being pushed on to me.   THREE FRUGAL WINS! I…

October Net Worth & Spending: +$571 NW

Since starting this blog in November 2016, I’ve increased my net worth by $20,500. And now, for the first time in my adult life I am worth positive net worth!! Let’s take a moment to celebrate! October just flew by and was very busy decluttering, minimising, working (like crazy) and getting prepared to relocate to Melbourne….

5 Frugal Wins and 2 Frugal Fails

This week has been surprisingly costly but mainly because of groceries which is usually my most frugal area. I had some great perks this week like a free 1-hour facial from Lancome and money back from health insurance claims. FIVE FRUGAL WINS! I had a free 1-hour facial from Lancome during my lunch break on…

8 Frugal Wins and 2 Frugal Fails

This week had so many frugal wins! I’ve been in super decluttering and minimising mode so have make some extra pennies from selling old clothes and received my biggest dividend paycheque to date!   EIGHT FRUGAL WINS! I received dividends from Vanguard ETF. I reinvested them and increased my shareholding by 2 shares. Sold 3…

Top 3 Minimalist Lessons From Selling My Stuff on eBay

The decluttering struggle is real guys. As my relocation from Sydney to Melbourne is coming up in 11 weeks, I organised to sell the remainder of my unwanted and unloved things this weekend in a market stall at the local flea markets. I sold a number of clothes online after my Spring Cleaning Minimalist Challenge,…

6 Frugal Wins and 2 Frugal Fails

Want to hear weekly frugal wins and fails? Follow at the bottom of the page!   This week started to show signs of the progress I’ve made decluttering my possessions before my Sydney to Melbourne relocation in 12 weeks time. While it’s painful posting individual items online to sell, I started to see immediate benefits…

September Spring Cleaning: Minimalism Challenge Final Day 10

Follow the blog at the bottom of the page to hear more about Minimalism! The September Spring Cleaning Challenge is finally done! Mid-September, I had a mild panic attack about my Sydney to Melbourne relocation coming up in 3 months as I had no preparation done. I didn’t want to end up reaching December with…

7 Frugal Wins and 1 Frugal Fail

This week was my long weekend mini-vacation to Melbourne – the Hipster Capital of Australia – to spend time with my close friend and see the Christian Dior 70 Year Anniversary exhibition. While the trip was never intended to be a frugal trip, I still managed to sneak in some frugal wins!   SEVEN FRUGAL…

September Net Worth & Spending: -$2,621 NW

Like the monthly net worth updates? Follow The Earnest Addiction at the bottom of the page! Ohhh my what an unexpectedly SPENDY month! Unfortunately it was all me. Every single dollar spent was by me. While it was very spendy, I made some big achievements including decluttering and writing a record 11 posts in a month…

September Spring Cleaning: Minimalist Challenge Day 9

Want to hear more about Minimalism and Frugality? Follow The Earnest Addiction by subscribing at the bottom of the page! This September I started a 10 Day Minimalist Challenge to kick-start the decluttering for my relocation to Melbourne. If you are new to my blog, start reading about it here. I spent most of the long weekend in…