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How to Avoid a Financial Binge and Starve

Here are our five tips for breaking bad financial habits this holiday season… and keeping your finances on track all year round.

Like the old tune says, 'it's the most wonderful time of year' – but for many of us, it's also the most expensive. Over one-third of Australians reach for their credit card around Christmas time, racking up an average debt of $1,666.1 So how can you avoid a financial hangover when the New Year rolls around?  Read more…

Help Your Kids Avoid The Debt Spiral

If you're a parent concerned about the spending habits of your son or daughter, you're not alone. Here are some simple suggestions to help your loved ones take back control and stay out of debt.

When you're young and living life to the full, it can be tempting to see your credit card as a bottomless well of money. And faced with higher living costs than previous generations – not to mention the lure of online shopping – many young people find themselves spending beyond their means on a regular basis. Read more…

Are you a shareholder or associate of a private company? Does your company have a distributable surplus at the end of the income year? Do you borrow or use business assets for your personal use and enjoyment? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then the legislative provisions of Division 7A of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 could potentially affect you.  Read more…