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Study now, pay later: understanding your HECS-HELP debt

If you have taken out a student loan to fund your university degree, you are not alone. There are 2.7 million Australians with debts from their higher education study. Many students and their families aren't in a position to pay or don't see ... More
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Four ways to save money on your back-to-school shopping

One day I was watching my kids perform at their end-of-year school concert, and the next I am getting them ready again for school. At least, that's what it feels like. Back-to-school shopping often comes at a time when many families are still recovering ... More
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Parents who can afford tutoring - and believe it will give their kids an edge - are signing them up for extra coaching, but is it really worth it?

Is private tutoring for kids really worth the money?

Tutoring was once for kids who struggled to keep up with the class but it is so much more now. Parents who can afford tutoring - and believe it will give their kids an edge - are signing them up for a whole raft of reasons. They do it to help them through ... More
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Budget 2019: Money's live blog of the Federal Budget

Josh Frydenberg will unveil the 2019 Federal Budget, his first as treasurer, in Canberra tonight. With all eyes on Prime Minister Scott Morrison as he prepares to announce the date of the next federal election, tonight's Budget is an important step ... 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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