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.
Poor David Beckham has revealed he's not quite as wealthy as he used to be, now that he has four children to support.
Is this the best life lesson ever?
It's the question most parents ask themselves at some point: Should I charge my adult working children board or allow them to live at home free so they can accumulate savings?
A Wollongong mum and her teenage son are offering to pick up people needing a lift and drive them to where they need to go, free of charge, but there's one catch.
For kids these days, some of the biggest stars are not actors, but YouTube stars. Ryan is one of the biggest.
I'm reluctant to call myself a Grinch because there's lots I love about Christmas.
They will be helping to keep the streets clean too.
The country's largest consumer group is calling for a ban on the Commonwealth Bank's iconic Dollarmites accounts, saying it allows banks to pay "kickbacks" to schools to "flog their products."
Nearly one in three Australians is feeling financially stressed, with damaging effects on mental and physical health and social relationships.
Single parenting is tough - there's no glossing over the fact. Even years on from separation both men and especially women suffer financially.
Forget about working nine to five if you're a small business owner with school kids.