As kids returned to school this week I could feel the sense of relief in the air and it caused me to once again question how full-time working parents manage child minding in the school holidays.
Negotiating money and finances in a new relationship is tricky enough, but doubly so when you have dependent children to bring into the mix.
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You might think it's too early to think about Christmas but Jill Stewart would beg to differ.
Woolworths' new customer loyalty scheme unveiled this week should be welcomed by most of the 9 million holders of Woolies' rewards cards.
Outsourcing chores and errands is an increasingly popular option for time-poor families, though few would go as far as Sydney barrister Bridie Nolan.
Over half of parents surveyed said they lack confidence in teaching their children money management skills.
Tired of all the stuffocation in your life? A new challenge is asking parents to give up spending for a month.
For the first time in Australia's history, parent education levels and NAPLAN results will be taken into account when calculating funding levels.
Kids want to be good with money, but few schools are teaching them.
KIDS AND MONEY
Most parents give pocket money to their children, but very few of the kids do anything at all to earn it.
Well, this is a career path we hadn't previously considered (but we are now).
From shopping smart to taking care of your clothes, we've got 92 easy ways to save more money, fast.