Friends With Money #89: Getting your affairs in order


Paperwork can be tedious, but when it comes to organising your taxes, super, will, and health records, it's time well spent.

This week on the Friends With Money podcast, Money's Michelle Baltazar speaks with Mia Northrop, co-author of the book Life Admin Hacks, about the best approach to tackling life's important documents.

  • Why bother getting your affairs in order?
  • Taxes, what's the best approach?
  • Is it a good idea to shop around for a better super?
  • Wills, do I really need one?

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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.

Mia Northrop is a trained coach, co-host of Life Admin Life Hacks and co-author of Life Admin Hacks, a step-by-step guide to saving time and money, reducing the mental load and streamlining your life. After a diverse and dynamic career in Melbourne, London and New York, she was on the cusp of burnout and partnered with a longtime school friend to marshal their professional expertise to find a better way for themselves and other working parents. She now supports individuals and employees to streamline their life admin so they can win back more free time and mental space, save money, and nurture household harmony.