THE NUMBERS YOU NEED
David Potts 12:15am Some vital statistics.
IS MONEY HISTORY?
Christine Long From Friday, anyone who doesn't remember their PIN runs the risk of having their transaction declined.
HISTORY OF MONEY
James Cockington Fifty years ago, cheques were the cornerstone of the financial system - and everyone had to know how to use them.
Sylvia Pennington With city house prices soaring many of us are looking further afield. But is the price too high?
Alexandra Cain Want to save some money? Ask some people who know how - students, single parents and pensioners.
JOHN COLLETT When you take cash out from the hole in the wall, a little is still falling back into machine operators’ pockets.
THE NUMBERS YOU NEED
David Potts This week's essential figures.
George Cochrane 'Debt solutions' all sound too good to be true. Are there other cheaper, safer options?
Alexandra Cain Change your lightbulbs, ditch the fridge - if your power bills are breaking the bank there are solutions.
CLANCY YEATES Casual observers of politics might have formed the impression the carbon price is the main reason energy prices have surged in recent years.
Clancy Yeates Don't automatically pay your annual bill. Shop around for a better deal and start with your present insurer.
Melissa Browne There are no rules when it comes to money, only good habits.
Penny Pryor Helping break the poverty trap for people with small interest-free loans, will benefit the whole country in the long run.
Alexandra Cain If you own a medium-sized dog, chances are he or she can cost you more than $100,000 during its lifetime. Here's how to limit the costs.
Clancy Yeates Bank bashing may be a favourite sport for many, but households have never had such a large portion of their wealth tied up in the industry.
Melissa Browne Like most of us, I'm good with reducing debt but terrible at managing my spending money.
Sylvia Pennington These well-known Australians have done well, in part thanks to a mother who instilled basic money sense.
Clancy Yeates Although jobs are being lost in fields like manufacturing, in other sectors they are being created.
JOHN COLLETT Workers with physically demanding jobs will be hard hit if the pension qualifying age is increased.
Kate Jones Special trusts allow parents to ensure financial security for their disabled children, writes Kate Jones.
David Potts There are firms out there whose purpose is to help you claim back fees and commissions.
Sylvia Pennington Things haven't changed for students - they're still living on tinned food and loose change.
Christine Long Feeling the pinch? Getting a bit on the side could be exactly the boost your bank account needs.
CLANCY YEATES With interest rates at record lows, households are taking the chance to get ahead on their mortgages.
Sophie Christie It makes a tastier stew, but are there other advantages to the slow cooker.