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Get Up to $1080 Low Income Tax Back!

By | July 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

With the Australian Government's new tax relief measures passing the Lower & Upper House, its time to make the most of it! The current coalition government seems very mindful of low income earners in Australia, with its recent low income pensioner program launched this year. Ok so if you earn a low income, chances are you [...]

Good News for Low Income Earning Pensioners

By | March 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

The Australian Government has today announced today that any person currently receiving the Age Pension, Disability Support Pension and Carer Payment will see an new increase to their pay from March 20 of this year. March is the time every where where we see the Government adjusting the pensions that various disadvantaged groups receive. Including the [...]

How Will the Royal Commission Findings Help Low Income Earners?

By | February 5th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

There were lots of findings brought out by the Royal Commission yesterday but it will take a while to see what impact it will have on the banks to treat people on low incomes better. Low income earners have for years felt neglected by the banks to take into account their personal situations, slugging them when [...]

Energy Bill Savings Finally Arrive to Households

By | January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Some great news to start the year for Australian low income earners! Following a lot of State government pressure on electricity companies charging too much to Australian consumers, prices will start to be eased for hundreds of thousands of Australian households. Savings officially started to kick in as of January 1st which will see energy retailers [...]

2 Tips to Enjoy Christmas and Not the Debt Hangover

By | December 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Christmas is commonly referred to as the silly season. And afterwards when are tummies and full and families happy with their gifts, we might feel silly for having spent so much money celebrating. Each year Australians spend billions of dollars for Christmas and a lot of this is spent on credit cards which start attracting interest when [...]

3 Quicks Ways for a Centrelink Advance Payment

By | October 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

If you are needing a Centrelink Advance Payment, here is a simple explanation on how you can apply in three ways. Firstly you will need to see if you are eligible for a Centrelink advance payment. Once that is done and you have a valid reason, you can decide which is the easiest way to apply [...]

Beware of “Free” App Downloads

By | July 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

In the age of smartphones that we are in, we’re pretty sure that you have done your fair share of downloading apps, be it free or paid ones. Given a choice, it is likely that you would pick the “free” ones because well, it’s free! However, we’re here to tell you that there is no such [...]

How Down Sizing Helps Retirement

By | July 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

The new financial year has come and there are updated superannuation rules that need to be worked on. They can help investors, both young and old, who have a impending capital gains tax bill to shed. The super downsizer lets anyone over the age of 65 to drop up to $300,000 into super. This is a [...]

$5 Note Saving Trick to Help Your Savings

By | July 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

If you’re keen on tucking away some money for that rainy day, here’s a tip from super saving woman, Marie Campagna Franklin, the maker of the blog “Save Money Fast With Fives.” And she goes: Never spend a $5 note. And she says never, she means it. Not today, nor tomorrow or ever again. You're going [...]

How to Choose the Best Savings Accounts

By | July 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

When it comes to your finances, any decision you make is a crucial one. Choosing a savings account is no different. And so, if you are at that crossroad, torn between a number of different banks, it would be best for you to compare these features: The interest rate, how frequently you receive the interest and [...]