Manage my money

Get tips around how to manage and protect your cash, reduce what money you might owe, and save for your future goals, which could include going on holiday or buying a home.

 

What financial records you need to keep and how to organise them

21 Feb 2019

A quick guide to organising your financial paperwork

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What info is on my credit report and why does it matter?

20 Feb 2019

Your credit report reveals whether you’ve been paying your bills on time and it matters because it could affect your ability to borrow money.

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What you need to qualify for a mortgage under new industry rules

20 Feb 2019

Beware too many takeaways, as they could mean your mortgage application is turned down.

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More than $5 million in super released for first home buyers

20 Feb 2019

Under the First Home Super Saver Scheme, individuals, who've never owned a home, are accessing a portion of their super savings to do so.

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10 money conversations to have when your relationship's heating up

20 Feb 2019

It’s probably not the sexiest thing the two of you have on the to-do list but putting it off could see you butting heads.

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10 money conversations to have when your relationship's heating up

20 Feb 2019

It’s probably not the sexiest thing the two of you have on the to-do list but putting it off could see you butting heads.

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Are you taking cash out of your kids’ savings account?

08 Feb 2019

Aussie parents admit to withdrawing a total of $1.3 billion from accounts that have been set up for their children.

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Are you a woman who’s in control of her finances?

30 Jan 2019

With many women likely to become solely responsible for their financial wellbeing at some point in their lifetime, you might very well want to be.

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8 important money tips for when you land your first full-time job

29 Jan 2019

If you want to ensure you’re getting the right amount of super and not paying more in tax than you have to, this list is for you.

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7 considerations when choosing a school for your kids

23 Jan 2019

Deciding on a school could be as simple as geography but sometimes other factors, like your finances, play a part in the selection process.

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Top 5 money saving tips for the new year

23 Jan 2019

Here are some one-off things you could do now, which may continue to boost your finances well past the beginning of the year.

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7 tips to improve your financial health

21 Jan 2019

With financial stress impacting one in five Aussie workers, see what steps you could take to improve your financial wellbeing.

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Readers share their financial goals for 2019

18 Jan 2019

Find out what goals our readers are prioritising this year.

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How to adult—a quick guide to personal finances in your 20s

16 Jan 2019

Getting to grips with debt, budget and cash flow.

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7 easy steps to start getting your money stuff together in 2019

15 Jan 2019

New year, new start—it’s time to sort out your finances

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6 ways to reduce your credit card debt once and for all

14 Jan 2019

Here are some tips to start paying off your debt.

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6 ways to reduce your credit card debt once and for all

14 Jan 2019

Here are some tips to start paying off your debt.

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5 life insurance questions you’ve always wanted to ask

09 Jan 2019

See what impact factors like your weight, age and smoking status have on your ability to buy life insurance.

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Are you eligible for school subsidies?

08 Jan 2019

Get up to speed with the government subsidies you may be able to claim in 2019 before the kids go back to school.

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Why so many of us choose the wrong credit card

19 Dec 2018

According to new findings, three out of five Aussie customers are not receiving any financial benefits from having a credit card.

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9 ways to stop wasting food and start saving money

19 Dec 2018

Aussies are throwing out a massive $8 billion worth of edible food every year.

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Returning to work after having a baby

17 Dec 2018

Combining work and family responsibilities can be a balancing act so here are some of the expenses you might face as well as potential benefits.

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Understanding and managing money

Learn more about money basics, good money habits and tips for money management.

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How to take control of your debts

How you manage and tackle your debts can impact what you pay in the long run.

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8 tips for first home buyers

You're likely to come across a few of these financial and non-financial considerations when buying your first home.

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First home buyers bank on a boost to their credit score

19 Nov 2018

Full implementation of comprehensive credit reporting means good repayment histories will now be included in the scores for the first time.

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Understanding insurance

Learn what personal insurance is, why it’s important, what types are available and how premiums work.

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How to spend mindfully this Christmas

14 Nov 2018

Here are some ways to manage your money and your time more mindfully this festive season.

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7 money personalities

14 Nov 2018

What's your money personality?

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Where the smart money is buying property

14 Nov 2018

What are the next 'it' suburbs?

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The 3 biggest living expenses for aussies

14 Nov 2018

What are the three largest contributors to household spending in Australia?

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Managing finances in a relationship

Couples might be open to sharing all sorts of things, but when it comes to finances there's a little more to think about.

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Reviewing your personal insurance

Insurance is important to have, keeping it up to date for your needs is even more so.

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How to save money

Money saving tips and how other people save.

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What is estate planning?

It is about more than just your will.

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How to create a budget

Learn how to create and manage a budget that will help take your finances further.

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9 money tips for expecting parents

Starting a family is an exciting time but it can also be an expensive one.

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Pros and cons of moving to part-time work

13 Nov 2018

If you've been thinking about cutting back your work hours, there are things to consider before taking the leap.

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