Category: Money

Voyager of the Seas docked at Circular Quay Sydney
Cruising

How much money should you budget for each day on a cruise

So, you’ve booked yourself a cruise on a big, beautiful cruise ship. Hopefully, you got yourself an awesome deal (if you haven’t booked one yet, read this blog post for the places I check for cruise deals) and you’ve budgeted out paying off the cost of the cruise, but, how much should you allocate for

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New Zealand from the sky
Money

Using an Australian Bartercard in New Zealand: What no one tells you

One of the big things we utilise our Bartercard membership for is travel. Bartercard is only available in a limited number of countries, and outside of Australia, New Zealand is one of the bigger ones. This makes it perfect for use when travelling. There are, however, a few caveats that Bartercard won’t tell you. Ironically

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Money

New Found Money Merchants on Raiz (Previously Acorns Australia)

I’ve just been skimming through the Found Money participating merchants on and have noticed a few new ones have joined the ranks over the last couple of months. This is great news, especially as more and more retailers that I buy from on a regular basis have become available. Sadly, a few of the previous

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Money

What the F is an ETF?!?!

I’ve blogged about Raiz (previously Acorns Australia) a few times now, and in some of those blogs, I make mention of ETF’s. Now, if I’m completely honest, I had to go and look it up myself to find out what ETF stands for and what an ETF actually is. It’s something that gets thrown around

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Nerve Movie Poster - © Lionsgate
Money

Nerve is real – A review of Field Agent’s money making mobile app

I was blown away by the 2016 movie, Nerve. It follows the story of some high school kids, two in particular (played by Emma Roberts and Dave Franco), who start playing a distributed online game called “Nerve.” It has “players” and “watchers.” The “watchers” watch the “players” and come up with dares for them that

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Money

How “Found Money” works in Raiz (previously Acorns Australia)

I signed up with when they first launched here in February 2016. Then, in late 2016, Acorns Australia added the “Found Money” feature to their app before later rebranding as Raiz. The concept behind this is that you get rewarded with bonus money in the form of cash back, for shopping with participating retailers. Generally,

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