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Want to propose but have NFI about engagement rings?

Want to propose but have NFI about engagement rings?

You know what you want from a partner, but you don’t have a clue about engagement rings. We get it.Read More
How much should I really spend on an engagement ring?

How much should I really spend on an engagement ring?

You’ve heard it all before. “Three months of your annual salary.” “$1,000 for every year you’ve been together.” “Diamonds are forever, so make it count.”

We all know someone made up these sayings at some point in history, and yet we still get sucked in by “spend X and she’ll love you forever.” (TBH, if your significant other’s lifetime love depends on the size of the rock, you may have bigger problems than deciding how much to spend on it.)

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Blingle is born!

Blingle is born!

So where do I begin?

Blingle is my baby.  Twelve months ago the idea was a twinkle in my eye, the speck of a concept, something I talked about with my friends, my partner and my parents.  The more I talked to people, the more I realised three things.  

Firstly, I realised women who get divorced often have a really tough time financially.  With one in three marriages ending in divorce in Australia, and women (particularly women with children) feeling the financial strain disproportionately, access to cash can be critical.

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