Have you ever seen an online deal that looked too good to be true? These tips can help you spot scams online. This is Scam Awareness Week with regulatory authorities like ACCC and ASIC warning Australians to be extra vigilant because of the sophistication of online investment scams. We’re swindled out of over $500 million…

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There is no shortage of apps in the market aiming to help people make sense of their finances and grow their money. Yet despite their promises to simplify all the complex financial jargon, many remain inaccessible to those without at least some existing knowledge. One of the few delivering on this promise is Raiz Invest Australia….

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Megan Chircop says she has always been very sporty. The medical scientist and nutritionist is the founder of Body Sculptors Australia, a business with a mission to help everyday Aussies develop a healthier relationship with food. She tells Kochie’s Business Builders an active childhood contributed to her love of healthy food and exercise. “I have…

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As we move towards a cashless society, teaching our kids good financial habits becomes increasingly difficult. Spriggy co-founder Mario Hasanakos suggests it doesn’t have to be this way… In 2016 only 37 per cent of payments were made in cash. So why are we still teaching our kids about money via old-school methods of notes…

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Hi gang! This Friday and Saturday, Libby and I will be part of the money expo at the ICC at Darling Harbour in Sydney. We’d love to see your there… come and have a chat. It’s a sort of Festival of Finance for anyone who wants a better deal on their money, superannuation and investments. It’s…

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You’re fit and healthy, in the prime of your life. So why should you be thinking about aged care and retirement now? According to Assyat David, Director at Aged Care Steps, that’s precisely the reason you should be contemplating what you will do in later life. David tells Kochie’s Business Builders (KBB) all too often…

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Jigsaw Tax and Advisory founder Joanne McCauley knows better than most the issues many tradies face in keeping their businesses afloat. As the wife and mother of a family of tradies, she’s done her fair share of bookkeeping in her time as a Tradie WAG. In fact, her experience has prompted McCauley to start her…

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With interest rates on the rise and a mortgage rate hike looking likely in the future, is it time you considered consolidating your debt? A balance transfer can be a great option if you can make it work to your advantage. Remember though, this zero interest honeymoon period is only for a limited time. According…

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Your bad credit rating need not be forever. Here’s our top tips to rescue your credit rating from the dumpster. Once you have your report to hand, go through it with a fine-tooth comb. Start rebuilding your credit history one prompt payment at a time. When it comes to evaluating your credit worthiness most lenders…

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Setting goals and planning ahead can help lay the foundation for future wealth as Cec Busby discovers. There’s a saying, ‘learn to say no by deciding on yes’, and when it comes to planning your future wealth it’s a good adage to live by. Young people are often overwhelmed by all the possibilities and opportunities…

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A few years of stellar returns has convinced many people that investing in property is a sure thing....

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How are your parents’ finances?

It’s a funny thing when you realise that your parents are old. It makes you reflect on their...

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Make Money Fast

7 ways to make extra money… fast   Everyone has a moment of financial desperation. An unexpected big...

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