cash chronicles

Cash Chronicles: Emma, 25, $80,000, Food poisoning

The aim is to encourage people to start talking about their money in real life. What you…

Cash Chronicles: 27, Online dating, new to mortgage life

First mistake: A default pic of a shadow. It’s like chatting with a chalk outline on the sidewalk. Is he not aware that he can upload a picture? Is he too gnarly to show his face? Then the worst of the worst: Cartooners. If I am scrolling through and see a rendering of himself as a tiny cartoon, I take pause. Why did he do that?

Cash Chronicles: 23 years old, $47,000, Waiting over a week for a first date
This series allows us to think about money without all the stresses of confronting our own finances.…
Cash Chronicles: 28 years old, Carpenter, Sydney

Finish work at 3:30pm and head to the pub with some mates…plan on just having a couple turns into $550

Cash Chronicles: 24 years old, Banker, Male

A carton of milk has gone off in my fridge in the time it’s taken her to pull the first-date trigger…

Cash Chronicles: 23 years old, Arts student, Sydney

“Hit the back of the car in front while texting”

Cash Chronicles: 18 years old, Theatre Student, #selflove

“I wouldn’t even pay my own Mum’s ransom if it was $60. Though, in this case it was awkward to refuse, so I paid.”

Cash Chronicles: 23 years old, “french fries and a bed of lies”

I thought this would be fun, but I feel like a bad person.

Cash Chronicles: 26 years old, a weekend away and free ubers

It’s a stupid idea, but I’m trying this new thing with my boyfriend where I just let him make the mistakes and then realise that I’m smarter than him later.

Cash Chronicles: 24 years old, spent $321 on a date & furious

Note: When you meet a guy that is using only 1 of the 8 buttons on his shirt. Chances are, he is bad news.

Cash Chronicles: 22 years old, actively dating and living in a share house

“Today is ‘date day’ 1, of the 2 I have this week. I am running late, about to order an UBER when I see a cab. More expensive… but what can you do: $27”

Cash Chronicles: 24 years old, living in Sydney while trying life as a freelancer

It’s my friend’s birthday, so we decide to go to a bar that I can not afford food at.

Cash Chronicles: 26 years old, lost my keys and broke my washing machine

How did she spend $654.50 in a week?

Cash Chronicles: 23 years old, battling between staying at “his house” & “mine”

What I have learnt is that during any prolonged hook-up there is a passive aggressive battle for housing dominance.

Cash Chronicles: 24 years old, Sydney, “I spent $310 on lunch”

Feels: OMG… $$**234qer!!!

Cash Chronicles: 23 year old finance graduate, 58k salary, Sydney

This makes me so sad. And no, I’m not talking about the ‘Deliveroo waiting time is 45 minutes and I am struggling with the most anxiety filled hangover ever’ sadness. I am talking about real sadness.

Cash Chronicles: 24 year old, 68k salary, Sydney

The $$$ tally of a (bad) date, a (regrettable) new hobby and too much food.