Manage my money

Get tips around how to manage and protect your cash, reduce what money you might owe, and save for your future goals, which could include going on holiday or buying a home.

 

8 ways to save on a night out

24 Apr 2019

Could your always-broke mate, splitting the bill with top-dollar menu selectors, or your tendency to shout everyone be part of the issue?

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14 money mistakes to avoid in your younger years

24 Apr 2019

Which of these rookie errors sound all too familiar when it comes to you and your squad?

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How long it really takes to buy your first home

15 Apr 2019

See what’s happening in different cities around Australia and where it might take you less time to save than it has in the past.

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The top 10 lifestyle costs draining Aussies of cash

12 Apr 2019

Six out of the top 10 categories relate to just two things. Can you guess what they are and could you be cutting back?

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7 healthy habits that could improve your bank balance by thousands

09 Apr 2019

Here are some ways you may be able to benefit your bod, while upping the change in your back pocket at the same time.

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9 tips when you don’t size up in the financial department

09 Apr 2019

If your partner has expressed that you’re a bit of a letdown when it comes to managing money, here are some pointers for when financial opposites attract.

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Do you know an amazing Aussie who could use a financial boost?

04 Apr 2019

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is looking for individuals, who are working hard to make a positive impact in the community, to share in $1 million in grants.

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10 financial considerations before you take a career break

02 Apr 2019

Starting a family can have a big impact on your finances so here are some things to think about

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How our subconscious affects our attitude towards money

28 Mar 2019

Why you might be finding it difficult to save and what to do about it

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Could a family dispute erupt over your will, or lack of one?

21 Mar 2019

If you haven’t made your wishes known, let alone formally documented what these are, it’s possible. Check out what to consider sooner rather than later.

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Women and money in relationships

21 Mar 2019

What to get right when it comes to money matters

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How to avoid some of the credit card traps

15 Mar 2019

See why credit cards can create issues for travelers, families and retirees alike.

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What kind of money parent are you?

26 Feb 2019

Many parents approach the topic of money differently, but could your way of doing things influence your kids’ success?

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What financial records you need to keep and how to organise them

21 Feb 2019

A quick guide to organising your financial paperwork

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What info is on my credit report and why does it matter?

20 Feb 2019

Your credit report reveals whether you’ve been paying your bills on time and it matters because it could affect your ability to borrow money.

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What you need to qualify for a mortgage under new industry rules

20 Feb 2019

Beware too many takeaways, as they could mean your mortgage application is turned down.

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More than $5 million in super released for first home buyers

20 Feb 2019

Under the First Home Super Saver Scheme, individuals, who've never owned a home, are accessing a portion of their super savings to do so.

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10 money conversations to have when your relationship's heating up

20 Feb 2019

It’s probably not the sexiest thing the two of you have on the to-do list but putting it off could see you butting heads.

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Insurance inside super: Things you should know

13 Feb 2019

Many superannuation plans include insurance as part of their offer, as it may be a benefit to members of the super plan. Insurance inside super is often general cover that’s provided to a set group of people and can help protect them and their loved ones if something were to happen.

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Are you taking cash out of your kids’ savings account?

08 Feb 2019

Aussie parents admit to withdrawing a total of $1.3 billion from accounts that have been set up for their children.

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Are you a woman who’s in control of her finances?

30 Jan 2019

With many women likely to become solely responsible for their financial wellbeing at some point in their lifetime, you might very well want to be.

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8 important money tips for when you land your first full-time job

29 Jan 2019

If you want to ensure you’re getting the right amount of super and not paying more in tax than you have to, this list is for you.

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7 considerations when choosing a school for your kids

23 Jan 2019

Deciding on a school could be as simple as geography but sometimes other factors, like your finances, play a part in the selection process.

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Top 5 money saving tips for the new year

23 Jan 2019

Here are some one-off things you could do now, which may continue to boost your finances well past the beginning of the year.

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7 tips to improve your financial health

21 Jan 2019

With financial stress impacting one in five Aussie workers, see what steps you could take to improve your financial wellbeing.

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Readers share their financial goals for 2019

18 Jan 2019

Find out what goals our readers are prioritising this year.

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How to adult—a quick guide to personal finances in your 20s

16 Jan 2019

Getting to grips with debt, budget and cash flow.

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7 easy steps to start getting your money stuff together in 2019

15 Jan 2019

New year, new start—it’s time to sort out your finances

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6 ways to reduce your credit card debt once and for all

14 Jan 2019

Here are some tips to start paying off your debt.

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5 life insurance questions you’ve always wanted to ask

09 Jan 2019

See what impact factors like your weight, age and smoking status have on your ability to buy life insurance.

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Are you eligible for school subsidies?

08 Jan 2019

Get up to speed with the government subsidies you may be able to claim in 2019 before the kids go back to school.

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Why so many of us choose the wrong credit card

19 Dec 2018

According to new findings, three out of five Aussie customers are not receiving any financial benefits from having a credit card.

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9 ways to stop wasting food and start saving money

19 Dec 2018

Aussies are throwing out a massive $8 billion worth of edible food every year.

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Returning to work after having a baby

17 Dec 2018

Combining work and family responsibilities can be a balancing act so here are some of the expenses you might face as well as potential benefits.

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Understanding and managing money

Learn more about money basics, good money habits and tips for money management.

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How to take control of your debts

How you manage and tackle your debts can impact what you pay in the long run.

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8 tips for first home buyers

You're likely to come across a few of these financial and non-financial considerations when buying your first home.

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First home buyers bank on a boost to their credit score

19 Nov 2018

Full implementation of comprehensive credit reporting means good repayment histories will now be included in the scores for the first time.

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Understanding insurance

Learn what personal insurance is, why it’s important, what types are available and how premiums work.

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How to spend mindfully this Christmas

14 Nov 2018

Here are some ways to manage your money and your time more mindfully this festive season.

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Where the smart money is buying property

14 Nov 2018

What are the next 'it' suburbs?

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The 3 biggest living expenses for aussies

14 Nov 2018

What are the three largest contributors to household spending in Australia?

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7 money personalities

14 Nov 2018

What's your money personality?

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Managing finances in a relationship

Couples might be open to sharing all sorts of things, but when it comes to finances there's a little more to think about.

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Reviewing your personal insurance

Insurance is important to have, keeping it up to date for your needs is even more so.

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What is estate planning?

It is about more than just your will.

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9 money tips for expecting parents

Starting a family is an exciting time but it can also be an expensive one.

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Pros and cons of moving to part-time work

13 Nov 2018

If you've been thinking about cutting back your work hours, there are things to consider before taking the leap.

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How to create a budget

Learn how to create and manage a budget that will help take your finances further.

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How to save money

Money saving tips and how other people save.

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