Friends With Money #60: Budgeting - the key to a positive money mindset


Getting back to basics sometimes is the best way to achieve your financial freedom.

This week on the Friends with Money podcast, Money's Michelle Baltazar chats with economist, newspaper columnist and author, Jessica Irvine, about busting money myths and paving a clear path to a happier and wealthier you.

  • Myth #1: Money is complex
  • Myth #2: Some people are bad at money
  • Myth #3: Spending money is bad
  • Lightning round: how to slash your food bill

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Michelle Baltazar is editor-in-chief of Money magazine and an award-winning journalist, editor and publisher. She has worked at media companies including BRW, Shares Magazine (London) and industry newspaper Financial Standard, and has written about superannuation, wealth management, investment technology and financial advice.

Jessica Irvine is a personal finance expert with Commonwealth Bank. She is a former senior economics writer with The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, and is the author of several books including Money With Jess. She holds a Bachelor's degree (Honours) from the University of Sydney.