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.

Road trips around Australia

Road trips around Australia

Take to the road and discover Australia

Now that the world is on pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we look at some great trips you can take right here at home.

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Be Prepared for Financial Emergencies

Be prepared for financial emergencies

Stash away some cash to help you cover unexpected costs

Looking for ways to cover urgent or unexpected costs? It may be time to look at building an emergency fund.

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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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Australian money, $5. $10, $20, $50 and $100 notes.

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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A student using a laptop to learn online.

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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