Seven common retirement mistakes

Seven common retirement mistakes

Seven common retirement mistakes

When it comes to retirement, knowing what not to do is just as important as ...

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Should you really refinance?

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Should you really refinance?

Is refinancing your debt always the best way to get your finances in order?

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.

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

Mature man on the phone making an aged care complaint

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?


Missing the point on super

Australians aspiring to live a comfortable retirement may need to get real about super.

Time to get real

Push for lost super return

Legislation would force the ATO to find the rightful owners of so-called ‘lost’ super.

Do you have lost super?

Recession proofing your retirement

Noel Whittaker looks at what action you should take to protect your retirement savings.

Protect your savings

Banking & Investment

Big bank’s $200 baby bonus bribe

Westpac is offering parents a savings account with $200 for every child born in 2017.

A cheap trick?

Cutting bank fees in 2017

Embrace the online banking revolution and pay no account fees in 2017.

Embrace change and save

10 stocks to boost your savings

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

Share tips from Marcus

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


The pros and cons of downsizing

Should you downsize? Listing the pros and cons may help you to decide.

Is it right for you?

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?


Is your claim at risk?

Are you risking your insurance claim being rejected?

Double check

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

Legal & General

Should she be a beneficiary?

Paul wants to know if his second wife should be the beneficiary.

Tricky estate issues

Is it time to review your will?

Jack made his will several years ago and thinks it may be in need of an update.

Time for a review

Are online wills legally binding?

Online wills are a more affordable option, but are they legally binding?

What price is peace of mind?

Mortgage & Home Loans

The pros and cons of downsizing

Should you downsize? Listing the pros and cons may help you to decide.

Is it right for you?

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

Seniors Finance

Six simple supermarket saving tips

Take the pain out of grocery shopping with our six tips for reducing your bill.

Savings to be made

Dementia and managing money matters

Managing money and finances for someone with dementia is fraught with legal issues.

Put plans in place

Money management for one

Here are some simple money management tips for singles.

Money for one

Finance News

New year money matters

Get your financial affairs in order and start the year on the right foot.

All in order

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


A simple way to save $800 a year

A simple trick that could save you hundreds.

Simple savings tip

Money management for one

Here are some simple money management tips for singles.

Money for one

DIY home makeover on a budget

Giving your home a makeover doesn’t have to cost a lot.

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