In your 40s and 50s you are more likely to have extra mouths to feed.


Top 10 money mistakes of the middle-aged

You're at the height of your career and you probably have a couple of extra mouths to feed. Here are the 10 biggest money mistakes to avoid in your 40s and 50s.

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Barrister Bridie Nolan and her family at their Sydney home is happy to outsource all the things she has no time for.

One family's $6500 outsourcing bill

Outsourcing chores and errands is an increasingly popular option for time-poor families, though few would go as far as Sydney barrister Bridie Nolan.

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The piggy bank is filling up as Australian kids reap the rewards of generous - or guilty - parents.


The great pocket money rip-off

Most parents give pocket money to their children, but very few of the kids do anything at all to earn it.

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