Financial advice every FIFO worker should know from someone who learned the hard way [blog]

If you’re anything like I used to be with money, you probably make it a habit to check your bank balance the day you return to work. Then, as a result of your financial carelessness on break, ask, “Where did all the money go?”

It’s a pretty common question throughout FIFO circles.

“Cashed-up Bogans” dumping wads of cash over bars in clubs, newly appointed females purchasing expensive garments that only a year ago – before their new-found wealth – would have quickly erased their wage are the most typical examples.

And what about your maxed out credit card, huh?

That’s right; you know what I’m talking about.


To read more check out Brett Gilbert’s (the FIFO Bachelor) guest blog on the AMMA mining, oil, and gas jobs portal.

Brett Gilbert also has his own blog you can read here.

Image: WA Today

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