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Financial Wellbeing: Self-Care For Your Bank Account Starts Now

As the future for women looks bright this International Women's Day, here are some key tips to get your financial wellbeing in order for future you.

By Bryna Howes

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As the future for women looks bright this International Women's Day, here are some key tips to get your financial wellbeing in order for future you.

By Bryna Howes

If you browse Instagram on the regular, you’ve probably noticed the abundance of #selfcare hacks and tips making their way into the universe. Here’s the thing though: self-care shouldn’t stop at face masks and Sunday bubble baths. True self-care, the best self-care, extends all the way to your bank account. But where do you begin? Starting is always the hardest part. But once you have set up a few base rules, it’s a matter of automation and your financial wellbeing will flourish. Here are some key foundations for looking after your financial health and your future self.

Whether you’re a budgeting buff or not, there is one figure always worth knowing: how much it takes to “keep the lights on.” This is the weekly or monthly amount of money you need to cover your essential expenses. Think: rent/mortgage, groceries, bills, and basic needs such as transport costs.

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This International Women’s Day make a commitment to extend your self-care routine to your bank accounts. Taking the right steps can set you up for success. Download Commonwealth Bank’s women’s financial wellbeing guide at: commbank.com.au/womensfinancialwellbeing

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This report contains general advice. It does not take account of your individual objectives, financial situation or needs. You should consider talking to a financial planner before making a financial decision.

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