Kim and her husband have separated but still maintain joint finances. This is not sustainable, says Paul Clitheroe.
Testamentary trusts can be the answer for parents who want to leave an inheritance that will be protected from divorce, gambling or addiction.
Whether you decide to give your children pocket money or not, your decision must be compatible with your family’s values, attitudes and beliefs.
It might seem ages away but with less than 16 weeks to go until Christmas now is the time to start budgeting.
A growing number of grandparents are up for the costs of being a parent all over again, with childcare, school fees, and technology, at a time they can least afford it.
Cassandra’s parents went guarantor for a large chunk of her mortgage. Should she pay them back or keep money in offset?
Approximately 20% of all food bought in Australia is wasted. This means if you spend $300 a week on groceries, that’s $3000 a year you’re throwing in the bin! Get the family involved in reducing food waste with these easy ideas.
Kids should be included in conversations about money as a part of everyday life, and sometimes that means hearing “we can’t afford it”.