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Article below is written by The Team at Reckon ***** Freelance work allows a large degree of autonomy and could be your ticket to ditching the cubicle. The obvious downside is financial insecurity and a need to really grab your life by the scruff of the neck to make it a success. The primary hinge on which your life swings is your mode of pricing, your going rate....

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This article was written by guest contributor, Serena Dot Ryan *****   Financial Literacy has become a passion of mine, especially to help others who have had similar experiences to me. I stumbled into the entrepreneur life after I became a mum and realised I didn’t fit into the corporate life I had previously. Stumbling into the entrepreneur life and becoming what I later found out to be ‘mumpreneur’...

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This article was written byJeannette Lees, Rosy Lees Design 2017 Bronze winner of AusMumpreneur Network Excellence category   *****   I learned that when you run a successful business and have a young family you have to set boundaries, take timeout for yourself and have a set of non-negotiables.   I have worked myself into the ground several times whilst trying to be all things to all people. It is all too...

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Article below is written by The Team at Reckon *****   Your primary business app will always be your cloud accounting solution like Reckon One – this is undoubtedly the engine of your small business! But what other apps can accelerate your small business productivity?   Keeping your business running smoothly with minimal pain is a momentous task. We all need help. With easy productivity gains in mind … check out...

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This article was written by Vanessa Stoykov Financial Educator at Vanessastoykov.com *****   Sometimes asking yourself the right questions is all you need to do to improve things in your life. And if you don’t know what to ask, you can’t get a result. After working in financial services for more than 24 years, and being exposed to some of the best professional investors from around the world, I have...

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This article was written by Terri Unwin Personal Mortgage Adviser at Smartline Personal Mortgage Advisers *****   How do the words ‘financial planning’ make you feel? What about ‘mortgage’? Or ‘superannuation’?   Believe it or not, a staggering 52 per cent of Australian women find dealing with finances stressful, and around 2 per cent of women have no savings for retirement.   Australian women face unique financial challenges. On average, we have less superannuation than men...

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This article was written by Susanna Heiskanen, Tuutu 2017 Silver winner for AusMumpreneur Sustainability *****   I started my business like so many before me because I wanted to make a difference. My goal was to offer a new product (Tuutu Finnish-style Baby Box with mattress and starter kit for the parent) to the market where there wasn’t anything like it in Australia. I did not know anything about setting...

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Article below is written by The Team at Reckon ***** Some business loans have a bad reputation. They are usually very easy to access and come with high interest rates that have in the past caught out many borrowers. However, when measured like-for-like with traditional financing options and considering the short term obligations and opportunities that face most small businesses, a business loan may very well be...

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Having specific intentions and set priorities in clear view really helps me to stay focused and motivated.   So we've created this Monthly Printable and we would love to share it with you! There is a space to set your intention for the month and to then identify your top 3 priorities for your Family, Business, Money, Marketing, Your Big Goals and You for the month.   I hope...

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