Education Funding

ASK NOEL

Should you keep your investment property or reduce debt?

Noel Whittaker Noel Whittaker answers readers' questions.

WELL HEELED

Surviving the Christmas cash flow crunch for small business owners

Business cash flow can be tricky from December to March.

Melissa Browne If you're a business owner, Christmas can be a stressful time where you feel like you are simply holding your breath until you reach the end of the year.

YOUR QUESTIONS

Your questions

A reader wants to know whether their New Zealand Post Office Bonus Bonds and UK Premium Savings Bonds might be worth something.

BASIC TRAINING

Basic Training: How to save for university

University study can be a rewarding but expensive option.

Larissa Ham A tertiary education can cost a packet - but there are ways to spread that cost around.

TIP OF THE WEEK

An early start will help you plan for kids' education

Alex Berlee Where should parents begin if they want to make sure they can cover the cost of educating their children?

ASK NOEL

Should I pay my university fees up front?

Noel Whittaker.

Noel Whittaker I am 18 and am lucky enough to have been given $8000 a year from my parents and grandparents towards university for the next four years.

FEES RELEASE ME

Education funds ease schooling headache

Educating  children can be a costly affair for parents.

John Collett Putting your child through school is an expensive business. Starting saving now is one option.

YOUR QUESTIONS

Inheritance best put towards new home

Your Questions dinkus

George Cochrane If the economy continues to grow we can only assume that so will property prices.

YOUR QUESTIONS

How to save up for school fees

CHILDCARE.

George Cochrane What are the best ways to pay for tomorrow's private school expenses today?

ASK NOEL

Securing the best travel card deal

Noel Whittaker How do I know which travel card offers the best exchange rate?

YOUR QUESTIONS

Embracing more risk?

AFR photo Tamara Voninski.  Investors view the ASX stock board on Bridge Street in Sydney. generic stock exchange ASX  investor shares portfolio

George Cochrane Should I salary sacrifice to bolster my superannuation or should I be purchasing property?

DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL

Mind your money manners

Don't ask, don't tell...

Sylvia Pennington Despite our love of sharing on social media, one topic is still taboo.

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ASK NOEL

Considering home as a wedding gift

Noel Whittaker We'd like to sell our unit to our daughter and her husband for $250,000 as a wedding present. Can we do this?

YOUR QUESTIONS

Prepare to retire debt-free

Retire debt-free.

George Cochrane I'm making a steady income with plenty in my super; What is the best strategy to retire?

EARNING AND LEARNING

Brushing up on your financial skills

PALMER FAIRFAXMEDIA PHOTOGRAPH BY GLENN HUNT 26th June 2014.
MONEY - Hal Palmer at his house in Chelmer, Qld.

Sylvia Pennington Understanding your financial situation, and improving it, requires some education and effort.

EARLY RETIREMENT

Wish you were here?

Emily Chantiri article on early retirement IMAGE SUPPLIED of Steve Winter for THE AGE MONEY 3rd September 2014

Emily Chantiri Could you retire in your 50s? You'll have to be disciplined.

YOUR QUESTIONS

Careful planning needed to have a good lifestyle in retirement

Golden years: Those planning to retire hope their income will allow them a lifestyle of leisure.

George Cochrane The goal is a retirement unit, but the money keeps going elsewhere. What's the best plan?

Books in order: prepare for your kids' uni fees

Uni.

Anneli Knight As university fees continue to rise, some parents are factoring these costs into their savings plans.

Wealthy solutions

Jessica Hill.

David Potts Life has a lot of trial and error to it so it's good to know that building wealth comes with instructions.

Secrets of the high net worth

Bob Waldie in Toowong.

Sylvia Pennington Clearing the mortgage, paying school fees and amassing enough super to retire are common aims for the average Aussie.