family

Let’s talk about money not sex

When it comes to analysing the state of Australian relationships, you can forget the bedroom. The really revealing behaviour takes place behind closed bank accounts.  It is no secret that money is often at the heart of divorce and family disputes. Money has certainly not bought love for Australia’s richest ...
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Do you have these six traits of Australians living the dream?

Almost one in four Australians (23%) believe they are definitely or mostly ‘living the dream’, according to recent research from the Financial Planning Association.iHere are six traits that have helped them to achieve their dreams.  1. Strong personal habits Australians living the dream are family oriented, spending more quality time ...
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Video-What parents can do to help their children financially

James shares with all parents what they can do to ensure their children are money smart to set them up for a secure financial future.
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Teach your youngest family members money smarts

Children learn a lot from their parents when it comes to money—arm yours for financial success.  When it comes to money, your own behaviour and attitudes can strongly influence your kids. Help your kids to be money smart by demonstrating positive money habits and teaching them valuable lessons as they ...
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Reduce your bills with these household items

See what things you might have at home that could deliver you cost savings later on. We all enjoy the odd bargain and inexpensive label that delivers quality at a fraction of the price; however, sometimes shelling out a bit more up front can mean greater cost savings down the ...
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Grandparents unsung childcare heroes

It’s meant to be a time to kick back and pursue all those interests you put aside while you worked and raised a family. But increasingly, grandparents are being called on to fill the gaps in Australia’s formal childcare system while their adult children go out to work. Grandparents provide ...
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