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BoosterOctober 29, 20232 min read

The Spendy Saver

28 August 2020

Chapter 8: What's next for The Spendy Saver?

In her final blog post, Grace shares some of the ways she's been able to help her friends and family manage their money better. She also reveals what's next in her savings journey.

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6 August 2020
Chapter 7: The Spendy Saver’s tips

Grace shares some of the helpful money management tips she's learnt from working in the financial services industry. Some of these she's used to help her get out of debt and others have been helpful for clients she has talked to.

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23 July 2020
Chapter 6: The Spendy Saver buys a house!

Grace's savings plan had finally paid off. Grace and her partner had managed to purchase their very own brand new four-bedroom home!

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3 July 2020
Chapter 5: The Spendy Saver gets promoted

How did Grace use her job promotion to boost her savings? By simply increasing her KiwiSaver contributions after her promotion it made a huge impact on her savings towards her first home.

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18 June 2020
Chapter 4: Getting back on track

After getting so far into debt, how did Grace get back on the savings track? Using the simplest money management tool out there. An excel spreadsheet.

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5 June 2020
Chapter 3: A $10,000 conversation

Grace moves out of home to go flatting with her friends. Find out how her "go with the flow" attitude towards money takes her from being a super saver to complete shopaholic!

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21 May 2020
Chapter 2: The Spendy Saver starts working

Grace starts her first full time job in the bank. She details the two key things she did to start making her money work for her. And she had a serious saving goal in mind.

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8 May 2020
Chapter 1: Introducing the Spendy Saver

Meet Grace. Follow her as she details her journey from total shopaholic to smart budgeter and serious saver, and some of the life lessons she’s learnt along the way.

With almost 10 years’ experience in the finance industry, Grace will help you understand how to make the most of your money, and start saving for your future.

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