Earn an extra $7000 a year: find out how in the October issue of Money
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Earn an extra $7000 each year
Whether you need to top up your household budget or you're saving for a big holiday, a part-time or casual job - as a photographer, pet sitter or Uber driver - could be the answer. And for budding entrepreneurs it can be the pathway to an exciting new career or business. We explain how to make it happen, and our case studies share the secrets of their success.
Get friendly with your super fund
When it comes to relationships, there's probably one we all neglect. It's not hard to take super for granted. It's locked away and we don't really need to get up close and personal with it until we're thinking about retirement. But a little TLC now can make a big difference when that time comes. Plus, learn how to decode your annual statement as part of our Super Booster campaign.
This month Paul Clitheroe advises a part-time relief teacher who receives Centrelink benefits and is about to inherit $500,000. He also answers questions from a grandfather whose 14-year-old grandson is interested in investing, a 48-year-old man with $100,000 in super worried that he will miss out on a comfortable retirement, and a couple who wants to invest but has no interest in residential property.
10 things you need to know about estate planning
What should an estate plan include? How often should you review it? What's the difference between a power of attorney and a guardian? Our experts answer your top 10 questions on wills and estate planning. Find out how to resolve a conflict between executors, the best age for children and grandchildren to inherit, and how to prevent your estate being challenged.
What happens when the child support runs out
Child support cuts out when kids turn 18 and if you want your ex-partner to help fund them while they go on to study at a tertiary institution you have to negotiate. And, as Susan Hely writes this month, not contributing to higher education and training for the child of divorce can have long-term consequences.