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How to avoid some of the credit card traps

How to avoid some of the credit card traps

It is becoming increasingly difficult for retirees to qualify for a credit card.

  • by Noel Whittaker

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How to go on a spending diet to tame the money beast
Budgeting

How to go on a spending diet to tame the money beast

Applying a spending freeze can help create a new financial normal.

  • by Georgina Dent
A bitter taste from Groupon food
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A bitter taste from Groupon food

An early expiration date on a gift voucher leaves one reader with a hole in her pocket and no food on the table.

  • by Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon
10 ways to boost your income for a happy retirement
Budgeting

10 ways to boost your income for a happy retirement

A few extra hours in the evening or on the weekend can lead to a large increase in your quality of life in retirement.

  • by Olivia Maragna
Kids missing school for cheaper travel
Holidays

Kids missing school for cheaper travel

Pulling their children out of school to take advantage of cheaper family holidays has been a big financial saving for Sydney parents Kristy and Darren Smith.

  • by Nina Hendy
Think you have three years to use a gift card? You don’t
Financial planning

Think you have three years to use a gift card? You don’t

Gift card regulation is a mess, with many Australians at a significant risk of cash loss.

  • by Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon
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How to save $10,000 by making some simple changes
Budgeting

How to save $10,000 by making some simple changes

It's not how much you earn that makes a difference in accumulating wealth, its more about how much you spend.

  • by Olivia Maragna
Parents can save on school supplies by shopping around
Budgeting

Parents can save on school supplies by shopping around

As back to school time rolls around, parents across the country are digging deep to fill compulsory school book lists.

  • by Nina Hendy
The rundown on your rights at rental auctions
Accommodation

The rundown on your rights at rental auctions

In tough rental markets it is not uncommon for someone to walk into a rental property and offer the agent a higher price.

  • by Emily Chantiri
The cost of keeping school kids active and entertained
Childcare

The cost of keeping school kids active and entertained

The costs of raising children in Australia have risen substantially over the last two decades.

  • by Georgina Dent
The promises you are making yourself that are costing you money
Opinion
Money psychology

The promises you are making yourself that are costing you money

Here's how to stick to your financial resolutions once the fireworks have faded.

  • by Olivia Maragna