Family finances – food waste, hand me downs, superannuation for women and surviving on one car

I have started writing a weekly article for the new website Money Circle. Money Circle is a community for women sharing their wisdom on money and how to make the most of it. Every month or so I will share a summary of my posts. You can find my previous collections of posts here.

How to save money by reducing food waste

I was inspired to write this post from watching me second son work on a school project. At the moment our 12-year-old son is conducting research for his science project. His hypothesis is that the weekly food wastage from four families of four is huge.  And once equated to a dollar cost, would be feed another family of four for a week. I think he is right. You can read the full article here.

Why is superannuation important for women

Did you know that single females aged 60 had the highest poverty rate (35.8 per cent) of any family group in Australia? Scary. You can read the full post here.

Clothes for kids – New vs hand me downs

In this post I share how we navigate the world of new vs hand me down clothes. You can read the full post here.

How to manage family life with one car

While it is a little tricky at times, our family of seven still manages with one car. In this post I share how we do it.  You can read the full post here.