John Collett We love our pets but they can cost a fortune. Should your dog or cat suffer a serious illness or accident, you could be left out of pocket to the tune of thousands of dollars.
John Collett As private health insurance premiums rise, many policyholders are looking to reduce their cover to cut costs.
David Potts Many pensioners will be worse off by 2017 – unless they ramp up their risk-taking – and remember there is the pension to fall back on.
Sylvia Pennington The quest for a family by non-traditional means can be a costly business.
Mark Bouris Women are at a high risk of losing out financially in a divorce, but this doesn't have to be the case.
David Potts Their dollar is closing in on parity with ours spurred on by a vibrant, confident economy.
John Collett When you’re making big financial decisions, it helps to know your weak spots and learn how to manage them.
Colleen Ryan and Stephen Wyatt As the cost of living rises in Australia, many would-be retirees are planning for a cheaper life overseas.
John Collett Short change
NUMBERS YOU NEED
John Collett Essential numbers from the world of finance.
George Cochrane The goal is a retirement unit, but the money keeps going elsewhere. What's the best plan?
David Potts Much will be said about budget deficits and debt before we get to September 7, and even more after it.
Melissa Browne Many people are only now seeing the effect of the recent changes to the private health insurance rebate when they lodge their tax return
George Cochrane Do you understand how the bring-forward rule for non-concessional super contributions works?
George Cochrane My wife and I have our own SMSF. Can she 'commute' the pension and take capital out?
Mark Bouris One of the most unpopular topics in personal finance is known as 'life products'.
George Cochrane You should always investigate the use of a disability trust in which to leave assets.
Alexandra Cain Five years after everything went pear-shaped, battered portfolios can be spruced up.
Noel Whittaker We want to sell our share portfolio, borrow $100,000 and buy a property in London for our children.
David Potts It's early days yet, but 2014 is starting to look a whole lot like 2013.