I’m Luke and dollarwise is my baby. I’m just an ordinary guy with a wife and kids, making our way through life in Melbourne. I’ve got a natural frugal streak that hates seeing people pay more for things than they should. This blog is designed to help you make wise choices with your money. To that end I’d encourage you to start with the recommended articles to get you thinking. Beyond that as I come across the big structural bills we all have to pay in life, I give my recommendations on the best value for money deals around at the time. Things like your mobile phone, utilities bills, insurances, etc. You can save thousands per year and a lot more over a lifetime if you simply save with a better price for a comparable product and invest the difference in safe, wise investments. I hope then when you get a renewal notice, you’ll be able to find a guide to the best price somewhere on this site. You’ll also find plenty of tips and ways to stretch your dollar further and grow the dollars you have.
More than Just Money
You’ll also find hidden away a philosophy of life as it intertwines with money and wisdom. I’m convinced life is far more than just money and that money is a means to an end, not an end in itself. I believe in generosity, not just frugality. I think we should live simply and contentedly in our consumerist world. Indeed, simplicity and saving go hand in hand. I would rather everyone to live purposefully than just richly, though they need not be opposed. I think faith and family, compassion, purpose and passion all overlap as we think about using our money wisely. So you’ll find lots of practical and straight forward tips and recommendations to help you save and invest, but hopefully a lot more than just that too!
I need to add a disclaimer. I’m not a student of finance or an expert stock picker. Just an ordinary person going through life with a desire to help. My advice is always my opinion and you should take it as that. You need always to work things out for yourself and your life and circumstances. You may want to seek professional advice. This site does contain affiliate links that result in a commission or payment back to dollarwise.