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Pension advance payments

Pension advance payments

Pension advance payments

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

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Seven smart ways to save money

Seven smart ways to save money

Seven smart ways to save money

A quick video that explains seven smart yet simple tips for saving money.

Australian pensioners living in poverty

Pensioner living in poverty with only bread to eat

Australian pensioners living in poverty

Australian pensioners don’t have enough money to live on.

How to be richer this time next year

Person holding multiple 100 dollar notes

How to be richer this time next year

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

Difficulties paying utility bills

Stressed couple having evaluating their utility bills

Difficulties paying utility bills

What can you do if you’re experiencing utility bill payment difficulties?

Discussing money matters

Discussing money matters

Discussing money matters

These tips will help you to broach the difficult topic of money.

Age Pension no guarantee

Age Pension no guarantee

Age Pension no guarantee

Scott Morrison has outlined the government’s vision for a new retirement income system.

Superannuation

Have your say on super

Now is the time to let your thoughts be known on superannuation changes.

Don't miss your chance

Aussies want clarity on super

Around 46 per cent of Australians don’t know how their super is invested.

Where does your money go?

Ease into your retirement

When considering a transition to retirement strategy, what should your focus be?

Be retirement ready

Banking & Investment

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?

How investment savvy are you?

Are you keen to learn more about your investment strategy?

Is your strategy right?

Credit Cards

What to do if you lose your card?

What should you do when you lose your card?

Know the drill

Is your credit card being scammed?

Here’s how to spot the warning signs of a credit card scam.

Spotting scams

$4.3 billion wasted on interest fees

Why do Australians waste $4.3 billion each year on interest repayments?

Time to switch?

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

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?

You could avoid paying extra tax

Private health insurance cover can reduce your tax burden.

Save on tax

Legal & General

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

Can your will be challenged?

We often read sensational stories about wills being challenged.

Challenging a will

Mortgage & Home Loans

Can I claim rental assistance?

Gwenda is horrified at that rate at which the debt of her reverse mortgage is accruing.

Can I get financial assistance?

Is a reverse mortgage for you?

Reverse mortgages may become more popular as a means to fund retirement.

Will it work for you?

Refinance your mortgage

Interested in finding out how your current mortgage stacks up against those on the market?

Mortgage comparison

Seniors Finance

What is the Saver Plus program?

The Saver Plus program will match your savings dollar for dollar up to $500.

Learn to save

Best cheap cuts of meat: lamb

The least expensive cuts of meat can often be the tastiest.

Lamb on a budget

Why you’ll struggle to be debt-free

Here are four reasons why you will never be debt-free.

Lose the debt

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

Is property a good investment?

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

Safe as houses?

Can I claim rental assistance?

Gwenda is horrified at that rate at which the debt of her reverse mortgage is accruing.

Can I get financial assistance?

Cashing in funeral bonds

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

Can Funeral Bonds be cashed in?

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