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How to be richer this time next year

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How to be richer this time next year

These seven tips should see you be richer in a years’ time.

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Limits for selling on eBay

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Limits for selling on eBay

When selling items on eBay or similar, does Centrelink monitor this income?

Making an aged care complaint

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Making an aged care complaint

What do you do if something is amiss with your aged care services?

How to get free return shipping

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How to get free return shipping

The cost of return shipping stops lots of people from shopping online.

Do will bequeaths count as gifting?

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Do will bequeaths count as gifting?

Does Centrelink gifting apply to will bequeaths?

Watchdog to oversee finance sector

New standards watchdog to oversee the financial sector

Watchdog to oversee finance sector

Government to introduce new body to oversee the financial advisory sector.

Pension advance payments

Pension advance payments

Pension advance payments

A pension advance payment could help Tracy deal with a couple of unexpected bills.

Superannuation

Workers missing super payments

A new report highlights that workers were underpaid the superannuation due to them.

Superannuation shortfall

Super changes are now law

The Government’s superannuation reform package clears Parliament.

Will you benefit?

Could super be better invested?

Bill Shorten discusses how superannuation investments could better benefit the nation.

Super ideas

Banking & Investment

10 stocks to boost your savings

The volatility of the stock market means that most opt for safe shares.

Share tips from Marcus

Is property a good investment?

Considering buying an investment property? Is this still the best way to make money?

Safe as houses?

Cashing in funeral bonds

Paul is considering a funeral bond, but can he cash it in?

Can Funeral Bonds be cashed in?

Credit Cards

Banish Christmas credit card woes

Here are five simple ways to banish credit card woes over the festive season.

No New Year hangover

Christmas credit card safety

It’s easy to miss fraudulent transactions on your accounts over the busy festive period.

Don't get caught out

Clear credit card debt by Christmas

You can clear credit card debt by Christmas. Here’s how …

Be free of debt

Property

Is property a good investment?

Considering buying an investment property? Is this still the best way to make money?

Safe as houses?

Fairness and the family home

Simon Cowan explains why the family home should be assessed.

A fair suggestion?

Asset-rich but living in poverty

Around 1.2 million asset-rich older Australians are living in poverty.

Riches and rags

Insurance

Happy with your health insurer?

Many Australians are planning to cancel their private health insurance policies.

Time for a change?

Ensure your car is road-trip ready

A little preparation will help your road trip go off without a hitch.

Be prepared

Insurer denies cover to save baby

An Aussie family has been told by their insurer that surgery to save their daughter is ‘elective’.

Is this fair?

Legal & General

Tips for choosing a financial planner

Choosing someone to be responsible for your financial plan is a big decision.

Don't get this wrong

Surviving a separation

These 10 steps may give you the best chance of surviving separation.

Keep your sanity

Is a trust right for you?

Legal expert Rod Cunich explains how trusts work and who should use one.

Pros and cons of trusts

Mortgage & Home Loans

Pros and cons of equity release

A number of Australians are considering equity release products, to manage finances.

Is it for you?

How to change your home loan

Are household expenses in retirement starting to get you down?

Find out more

Should I sign as a guarantor?

Going guarantor: what you need to know before signing someone else’s home loan.

Going guarantor

Seniors Finance

Can you Christmas shop for zilch?

What ‘gems’ can you find on freecycle sites this Christmas?

No money needed

Calculate your cooling costs

It can be difficult to pin down an exact figure, there are some basic calculations you can do.

It's costing you how much?

Selecting the right caravan for you

Here are some tips to help you choose the right caravan for you.

Which one is right for you?

Finance News

Woolies revamps Rewards program

Woolworths’ loyalty program revamp is shaping up to be a winner.

Rewarding loyalty

Best deals for new wheels

June is considered one of the best times to buy a new set of wheels.

Save on new cars

Are low interest deals the best?

There are some great car finance deals around but the devil is in the detail.

Get the deal that’s right for you

News

How to be richer this time next year

These seven tips should see you be richer in a years’ time.

Richer in a year

Pros and cons of equity release

A number of Australians are considering equity release products, to manage finances.

Is it for you?

Seven money secrets of the rich

Seven suggestions that can teach us a thing or two about the secrets of the wealthy.

How do they do it?

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