Your sneak peek at the August issue of Money magazine


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The August issue of Money is on sale now. From how to boost your super by tens of thousands of dollars to tips for maximising credit card rewards, here's what you can expect.

Add up to $337k to your super

Picking the right fund can make a big difference to how much savings you have at retirement. Depending on your insurance needs, your earnings, the performance of your fund and its fees, the combined losses for each decade of your life can add up to $337,310 if you're in the worst, rather than the best, fund. This month, with exclusive research from SuperRatings, Money reveals to the best funds whether you're in your 20s, 30s, 40, 50s or 60s.

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Seven way to boost credit card rewards

If you want to get the most bang for your buck from your rewards credit card you need to be smart about the way you use it. Money outlines seven ways to maximise the rewards you earn plus offers tips for the best way to spend your points.

Why you could be $37k worse off with a package loan

More than half of all new mortgages written by major banks are package loans but what you may not realise is that a standalone mortgage or DIY bundle could provide better value.

Get access to the Telstra network without paying Telstra prices

Telstra might arguably have the best mobile network but its customers often pay a premium. We track down great deals from smaller telcos that give you access to the Telstra network for less.

First Home Super Saver scheme questions answered

The First Homer Super Saver (FHSS) scheme can help first-time buyers build a deposit. We ask the experts to answer some of the most common questions about the scheme including how much you'd save with the FHSS compared with a savings account, the maximum you can save and if you and your partner can both take advantage.

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