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Make it count with Too Peas

If you want to be empowered to have financial conversations at home, our new podcast if for you. Make it Count with Too Peas is a family finance podcast presented by us, Bendigo Bank.

Kate and Mandy from Too Peas in a Podcast join us to break down family finances for parents. We discuss everything from pocket money to growing pains and share practical ways to ensure your family is looked after now and in the future.

Available on your favourite podcast app or listen to each episode below.

Meet the Too Peas

Kate and Mandy are both mothers. They have loving and beautiful families and a big part of their story is that they’re mothers of children with disabilities. Financially, this adds another layer to their lives.

Having a better understanding of finance is important because, like all parents, they want the best for their families.

So join us alongside Kate and Mandy as we discover more about family finances and look to make it count.

Growing pains

As our family grows, how do we manage increasing family costs? How do you afford to upsize? And what new budgeting considerations do you have to make?

Kate & Mandy sit down with our economist, David Robertson to break down the financial impacts of a growing family. From financial decisions around interest rates and the housing market, to the impacts of Covid on family life, David gives you the tools and insights you need to adapt to the financial needs of your family as it grows.

We’re also joined by our home loan expert (and mother of seven!) Amanda as they chat through what we should consider as we welcome new additions into our family.

Kids and cash

Kate & Mandy sit down with Gavin Holden, Bendigo Bank State Manager and father of three, to talk about pocket money. Whilst it seems simple, pocket money is actually relatively complicated with so many things to consider depending on your family situation - how much do you give your kids? What age do you start giving it? How often? Gavin provides all the answers you need in this episode.

Join Kate & Mandy to discover more about how to approach pocket money for your growing family and look to make it count!

Future gazing

In Episode 4 Kate & Mandy are joined by Josh Sharp, a Wealth Engagement Manager to discuss planning your kids financial futures. He provides insight on the key things you should be doing as a parent - from working out priorities to Managed Funds and making your money work for you. Don’t miss this episode!

Join Kate & Mandy to discover more about how you can plan for your kid’s financial futures and look to make it count!

Unexpected challenges

In Episode 5, Kate & Mandy sit down with Julia Newbould, Managing Editor of Money Magazine to talk through the unexpected challenges that can impact you and your family life financially. From the pandemic to the importance of doing your research on insurance, Julia emphasises how easy it is to make smarter decisions to prepare for the unexpected.

Join Kate & Mandy to discover more about the unexpected challenges that can impact your family finances and look to make it count!

Live your dream lifestyle

In the final episode of Make It Count, Kate & Mandy are joined by Canna Campbell, Founder of SugarMammaTV to learn how they can live their dream lifestyle. Canna provides important insight on the ways you can plan - from investing, saving, reducing debt and even retirement, to enable yourself to live that lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of. You don’t want to miss this episode!

Join Kate & Mandy to discover more about how you can live your dream lifestyle and look to make it count!

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Things you should know

As always these episodes contain general information only and don’t take into account your personal objectives, financial situation or needs.

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