This week we hear from Blossom's first employee - our Operations Manager, Gab. Gab backs a balanced financial approach which includes splurging on $10 matcha's while saving for the future. Have a read to hear more about Gab's investing thesis and her unexpected money role models (Seth Rogen?).
In this weeks Meet our Buds, we hear from Blossom's co-founder, Gaby. In what we consider a very on brand strategy, Gaby prefers to take the guesswork out of investing, and instead leaves it to the professionals to approach different asset classes with much more peace of mind. Have a read of her strategy!
In this week's Meet our Buds, we're introducing you to Michelle. She's a self-proclaimed "saver" who has learnt the art of balance. As for the advice she'd give her younger self, she says don’t say no to important life experiences in order to save pennies whilst young!
This week we hear from our Customer Success Advocate, and Blossom's Dutch Prince, Dirk. He's full of savings hacks, including transferring the money the rest of the team spends on lunch to his Blossom account. His lunch fund is blossoming! Have a read of the full interview below to hear more about Dirk's investing strategy, and the lessons he's learnt along the way.
Future planning is all about getting clear on how you want your future to look. It can be as simple as writing down your goals for the future, creating a vision board on the things you’d like to create in your life, or might involve creating a detailed financial plan and action plan to achieve your strategic plans and goals.
We hear the concept of financial freedom thrown around often, though according to recent studies, only 38% of Australians have enough savings to cover their basic living expenses for at least three months. This means that the majority of Australians are at risk of financial hardship. But what does the process of working towards financial freedom look like?
We know that budgets aren’t always the most exciting thing to talk about, but if you’re trying to break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck, get out of debt or start saving, then sticking to a budget may help you manage your cash flow and reach your goals faster.