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Ask Paul: Can we afford a $300,000 renovation?

Q. I am 37 and earn $120,000pa before tax. My wife works part-time and earns 30,000-$40,000pa. We have two kids, a boy aged 7 and a girl aged 3. Our house, in the inner suburbs of Brisbane, is valued at about $780,000. Including an offset of $116,000 ... More
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The ugly truth behind why we don't talk about money

Money is just a "thing" - a man-made construct created simply to help us trade goods and services and help describe the value of other "things". But it's not really just a thing, is it? It's so much more. As we grow up, our family's financial status ... More
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Why your HECS debt could stop you getting a mortgage

My kids will start their working lives with a big chunk of debt accumulated from the cost of their university courses. They aren't alone. Over 2.7?million Australians have debts from their higher education qualifications. Total loans reached $54 ... More
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