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.
There are plenty of opportunities, and a few risks, to think about when your kids leave home.
Supermarket giant Coles has banned trolleys from being used at some of its self-service checkouts, sending some customers off theirs.
The possibility that they might have to rely on someone else’s money at some point in their adult life should be keeping women up at night.
When we chose to let our hearts prevail and try for another baby there was a caveat that was led by the head: we planned to enlist help in the form of an au pair.
New Australian study shines light on family finances.
Kate Ritchie is one of the prominent Australians fronting a new campaign to get women thinking about their future.
Attracted by family-friendly flexibility and the chance to “be their own boss”, many women are trying their hand at direct selling. But is it all fun and games?
Are youngsters ready to handle the wiles of advertisers and the complexities of 'credit' on a card?
When a group of leaders from girls’ schools across Australia were told boys were paid $13 and girls $9.60, you could hear the collective intake of breath.
Piggy banks are from the dark ages, it's all digital now.
It doesn't matter how much pocket money you give your children, whether they have to do chores to "earn" it, or even if you give it at all.