Kathy Skantzos


Kathy Skantzos is an Australian business journalist and editor who has worked as Finance Editor of news.com.au and Managing Editor of The CEO Magazine (Asia). She has joined the squad with Vanessa to educate people about the fascinating world of money via good storytelling.

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A Sweeter Life for Childhood Sweethearts

Karen and Russ – two fictional characters in Vanessa Stoykov’s book ‘The Breakfast Club for 40-Somethings’ – are the pair who got together in high school and ended up married with three children and a white picket fence.

October 19, 2022


Founder of Bay Botanica and The Good Bugs, Zoe Shacklady offers a practical and realistic approach to entrepreneurship and starting your own business, after a successful career in financial services and becoming a mum. Mother-of-two ZoeShacklady built up a...

March 6, 2022
Purely Polished Founder and CEO, Iman Davamoni

Mum-to-be turns maternity leave into thriving business

Starting a business while having your first child may not seem like ideal timing, but Iman Davamoni had a plan to use the time wisely. After working in corporate HR full time for 15 years with a dream to bring a ...

February 16, 2022

Retraining yourself at any age

Mick Horne is the clever animator behind our one-minute fables including The Golden Bird, a short animation that reminds us to spend our money on a life...

December 19, 2021

Change your money. Change your life.

What do you want in your life and how are you going to pay for it? That’s the question finance educator Vanessa Stoykov asks from her evolution media group office, an internationally recognised boutique...

October 4, 2021

Millennials vs Gen X

Under Pressure Reinventing your money story will set you free to live the life you really want at any age – but Gen Xers in particular should listen up. When I tell internationally esteemed money educator Vanessa Stoykov off-hand that I recently...

September 20, 2021