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.
Family and friends of a six-year-old girl from Victoria, who is fighting cancer for the third time, are appealing for help to raise $400,000 – the cost of potentially life-saving treatment only available in the United States.
Retailers say they're sick of opportunists who lie about what they're buying to get a discount or who try to avoid paying at all at self-service checkouts.
Australian families are paying up to $400 more a month for private health insurance than consumers in comparable countries like Britain and New Zealand.
A growing number of Chinese parents have taken to choosing an English name for their offspring in the hope of helping them gain a future foothold in Britain and the West.
Parents beware: if you want to change your private school child to a new school next year, your time is running out.
An eight-year-old baking enthusiast in the US has opened his own bakery so that he can raise the funds to buy his mum a new house.
Get organised for the new financial year.
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Here are six conversations to consider having with your kids about money.
Consumerism is the norm for many Australians but not for Jasmine and Aaron Boothey who save two-thirds of their take-home pay.
Money is less visible than ever. But mum-of-two Penina Petersen still believes that cash is king when it comes to teaching young children about personal finances.