Marriage & Divorce

HEALTH YOUR WEALTH

Your health is your wealth

Alexandra Cain Which private health funds give the best rebates?

EDUCATION

Let's teach our kids money literacy

Mark Bouris dinkus.

Mark Bouris There's no adequate replacement for education when it comes to making financial decisions.

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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YOUR QUESTIONS

Weighing prospects

Woodside Petroleum.

George Cochrane Woodside is a technological marvel but has not always been the investor's best friend.

ASK NOEL

Investing to pay for university

Illustration: Michael Mucci.

Noel Whittaker How can we turn $30,000 into more than $150,000 within 18 to 20 years to pay for our child's university?

CAR TONES

Any colour you like as long as it's white

Nina Rossi paid extra to get her Audi with metallic white paint.

Nina Hendy Over-the-top colour choices are out and conservative hues are in as car buyers seek to maximise resale value.

ASK NOEL

Securing the best travel card deal

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

CASH INJECTION

How to make the most of a windfall

Be careful when managing a sudden windfall.

Mark Bouris Received a sudden lump of cash? Make sure it doesn't disappear as quickly as it arrived.

ASK NOEL

The right moves for a full pension

Illustration: Michael Mucci.

Noel Whittaker What's the best way to put my super into my wife's name?

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Should old cars count as assets in pension sums?

Mucci cartoon for Money

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Noel Whittaker Why is Centrelink including our two old cars and small boat when assessing our pension eligibility?

RESOLUTIONS

A bit of resolve can turn wishful thinking into savings success

Christine Long Feeling the need for a double shot of determination to make your New Year's resolutions stick? You're not the only one.

PLANNING

Passing the baton

Last will and testament

Christine Long If your health deteriorated sharply, would you be prepared with a power of attorney?

SUPER POWER

Magnify those savings

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John Collett Worried your super savings won’t last the distance? Here are some great tips for making your nest egg shine.

AGED CARE

Finding the cost of care

Alexandra Cain The way that means testing is applied in aged care is changing. What will the reforms mean for you?

PENSION CHANGES

Vanishing discount highlights need to plan

Seek advice sooner than later.

Noel Whittaker Those likely to be affected should be seeking advice sooner than later.

MONEY DILEMMAS

Avoid a meltdown when mixing your friends and finances

Bridesmaids holding wedding bouquets.

Christine Long Ever felt like you and your friends no longer mesh when it comes to money?

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The super cap is hard to shift

Michael Mucci illo

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Noel Whittaker I would like to contribute more than the $25,000 limit into my super account. Is there a way to do it?

HOME STYLE

'Ugly' abode a real beauty

Stephen Crafti Where some people look at an unfashionable house and shudder, others see potential.

YOUR QUESTIONS

Getting your dough to rise a tricky business

George Cochrane There is nothing to stop you converting a super pension back to the accumulation phase.

ASK NOEL

A fix over flat

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Date: 6 February 2014 13:43
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hereya go Richard
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Noel Whittaker We are hoping to move my mother into our granny flat and sell her house. Will her pension be affected?