Tag Archives: budgeting

Afterpay Day: You’re paying for it

Afterpay Day is a promotion of buy now pay later debt running from Thursday 17th to the 20th March. Consumers can win prizes, get discounts or exclusive ‘drops’ if they choose to BNPL debt rather than paying outright for purchases. Afterpay and other BNPL lenders charge retailers 4 per cent (or more) and ban them from recovering the fee from consumers. Yesterday, the Buy

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Young people discover cash and hashtag it

#CashStuffing and #100EnvelopeChallenge showcase young people rediscovering cash Wednesday 23 February 2022: Young people and students in Australia, New Zealand and globally are rediscovering cash – and hash tagging it.  Controlling their budget and saving for goals are the key reasons why increasing numbers of young people are rejecting phone, card and Buy Now Pay Later payments apps to use cash.

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Seven big changes to family & child care benefits & what they mean for your family

“It is not a choice for many of us to be on welfare, and if you realised the damage you are continually doing to that part of society you would stop doing it.” After four years of political manoeuvreing, an amazing, heartfelt impassioned speech by single mother and independent senator Jacqui Lambie signalled the passage, finally, of the government’s Omnibus

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How to save thousands fixing your child’s teeth

As soon your child’s adult teeth start appearing, parents can be faced with problems with their bite stemming from misaligned teeth. The technical term for this is ‘malocclusion’ and can lead to chewing difficulties, speech impediments, mouth breathing, snoring, self confidence issues, protruding front teeth, sports injuries and a higher chance of severe tooth decay and gingivitis. These parents will

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FTB supplements saved! But what now for childcare reforms?

“This morning, I’m damn good!” exclaimed Terese Edwards from the National Council of Single Mothers and their Children when we asked her the standard “How ya going” earlier today. Nick Xenophon had just been on ABC Radio to announce that his three senators will block the Turnbull government’s watered down Omnibus Bill completely. The bill would axe Family Tax Benefit

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8 Centrelink mistakes that will cost you BIG money

From http://www.Kidspot.com.au You’re not a welfare cheat are you? Those people should all be jail right? They’re ripping off the taxpayer so they can lounge around all day. Well hang on, most “welfare cheats” are parents. Maybe you are a welfare cheat but you just haven’t checked your inbox. Perhaps the debt letter with the Australian Federal Police letterhead is

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