Money Matters

Money Matters is your helpful resource for life’s important issues, such as finance, education, property and travel.

Money Matters

Money Matters covers information on the important issues in finance, education, property and travel. The articles are designed to be insightful, entertaining and informative.

A young defacto couple working with a tax agent to complete their tax return

Filing your tax return while in a de facto relationship

What do you and your partner need to think about at tax time?

Wondering if there is anything different  you need to do with your tax return if you're in a de facto relationship?

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Where does my money go?

Bank accounts are far more than just a convenient place to stash cash.

Even though we use our bank accounts every day, it can be a bit of a mystery as to how banks actually work. So where does your bank invest your hard-earned savings?

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The ins and outs of Lenders Mortgage Insurance

LMI could enable you to buy your first home sooner.

Ever heard the term Lenders Mortgage Insurance and wondered what it meant?

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The Online Classroom: 7 tips for teaching and learning online

For many educators and students, teaching and learning online is the new norm.

The fine line between our personal and professional lives can blur when working from home, so we have put together 7 tips for success when managing the classroom online.

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A woman wearing a mask dropping off a box for an older man, also wearing a mask.

The wave of kindness sweeping the globe

During uncertain times, people are going above and beyond to help their fellow human beings.

As COVID-19 (coronavirus) spreads throughout the world, a new movement known as caremongering has arisen in response, reaching rapidly around the world.

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How to keep yourself safe online at university

How can you protect yourself against scammers?

Know the cyber threats to students and faculty members, and how you can keep yourself safe.

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