Women in Wealth: Kate Joyner

Photograph of Dr Kate Joyner with the text Women in Wealth: Dr Kate Joyner. climbing the corporate ladder, studying and buying a place on your own

Kate Joyner came from humble beginnings. She has worked her way up through her career in the education sector and public service completing her undergraduate, Master of Business Administration and PhD qualifications alongside working and caring for her family and also saving to purchase her first unit. This article details Kate’s insights, sacrifices and journey towards buying a unit in Brisbane on her own and provides some key insights for first home owners.

Millennial case study: Tasha gets frugal

Photograph of Tasha and her debt chart with a caption that reads Millennials that inspire: tashagetsfrugal.com. Advice from the 28 year old Brisbane millennial that paid off $11,489 of debt in one year

Something I found difficult before I started on my house saving journey was a series of evidence of different women and millennials achieving financially. In this new series of case studies I will share the knowledge of others. For my first case study I am proud to introduce you to Tasha, a 28 year old, Brisbane based, single, millennial that I connected with through Instagram. In June 2018 she successfully became debt free clearing $11,489 of debt in 12 months. She writes a personal finance blog, tashagetsfrugal.com where she shares advice and tips, from the best Brisbane birthday freebies, to her budget updates, her goals, interviews with members of the debt free community and her personal finance journey.