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Hosts Katie Cunningham and Josephine Parsons are interested in all things money - making it, losing it, spending it and, uh, figuring out how to invest it. Join them and weekly guests for honest deep dives into salaries, savings, debt, frugality and getting rich (or dying trying).

Frugal Forever Frugal Forever

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Hosts Katie Cunningham and Josephine Parsons are interested in all things money - making it, losing it, spending it and, uh, figuring out how to invest it. Join them and weekly guests for honest deep dives into salaries, savings, debt, frugality and getting rich (or dying trying).

    It's The Frugal Forever Christmas Special!

    It's The Frugal Forever Christmas Special!

    'Tis the season to blow up your finances! Katie and Josie discuss the terrifying realities of Christmas, how much you're meant to spend on gifts and who you're meant to give them to. Plus! A breakdown of Katie's spending for the year, the money lessons of HBO's 'Succession' and why ethical fashion can be dubious.

    Articles we talked about in this ep:

    https://www.newyorker.com/culture/on-and-off-the-avenue/virtue-and-vanity-at-reformation

    http://amp.abc.net.au/article/11564478

    • 45 min
    What We've Learned From Being Financially Transparent

    What We've Learned From Being Financially Transparent

    In the epilogue to season one, Katie and Josie discuss the perks and pitfalls of financial transparency. Plus, a chat about the lotto and feeling guilty for treating yourself.

    Articles we talked about in this week's ep:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/23/smarter-living/wirecutter/money-diaries-benefits-drawbacks.html
    https://www.theguardian.com/money/2018/jan/29/can-you-really-save-for-a-deposit-by-ditching-coffee-and-avocado-toast-i-tried-to-find-out
    https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/dec/18/what-i-learned-after-my-money-diary-went-viral
    https://theoutline.com/post/7737/abolish-state-lotteries?zd=1&zi=nq4ymwvo
    https://www.theguardian.com/money/2019/mar/21/money-dysmorphia-cant-let-myself-have-nice-things

    • 55 min
    The Difference Between Frugal and Stingy

    The Difference Between Frugal and Stingy

    Katie and Josie break down what turns frugal (good) into stingy (bad). Plus, they discuss the actual hellscape that is the FIRE community, the phenomenon of shibal biyong and their respective tax returns.

    Money content:
    THE B*****T LENGTHS THESE GUYS GO TO RETIRE BY AGE 40: https://melmagazine.com/en-us/story/financial-independence-early-retirement-fire-community?fbclid=IwAR1nZxaGUm2S0rkD7KPki8fbkQMJXLtmijCtbN7xer7PNRvo3PUDGc_ynXA

    Why Young Koreans Love to Splurge: https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/07/04/why-young-koreans-love-to-splurge-shibal-biyong-millennial-f**k-it-expense/

    • 55 min
    Dating and Money Part 2: It's Never Not Awkward

    Dating and Money Part 2: It's Never Not Awkward

    How are things different if you're a woman dating another woman? In the second part of our episode on dating, we chat to Junkee's Music Editor Jules LeFevre about the intricacies of queer dating. Plus, Belle Delphine, unpaid labour and Katie's outrageous money nay confession.

    • 52 min
    Dating and Money Part 1: Who Gets the Bill?

    Dating and Money Part 1: Who Gets the Bill?

    Who should pay on the first date? Editor Krissi Amiet joins Katie and Josie for part one of our deep dive into the awkward money side of dating. Plus, pulling cons, the amount of cash you need to be happy and using credit cards to your advantage.

    Check back next week for the queer perspective on dating.

    • 57 min
    Money Resolutions for the New Financial Year

    Money Resolutions for the New Financial Year

    The financial new year is upon us and Katie and Josie have some money-related resolutions to share. Also, we talk ethical superfunds and banks, "money personalities" and the real cost of being a woman.

    • 52 min

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