The simple three-question quiz that stumped more than nine in 10 older Australians

This article is authored by Frank Chung and is originally published by news.com.au. Are you smarter than a Baby Boomer? Just seven per cent of older Australians were able to correctly answer three “simple questions” in a study researchers say has exposed “dangerous levels” of financial illiteracy. Worryingly, one third of respondents got all three … Continue reading The simple three-question quiz that stumped more than nine in 10 older Australians

Money mistakes to avoid at different life stages

This article is submitted to us by Helen Baker, an Australian financial adviser and founder of On Your Own Two Feet, part of the Career Money Life Supplier Community.  What do women really want when it comes to money? To borrow some lyrics from the Spice Girls, I’ll “tell you what you want, what you really, … Continue reading Money mistakes to avoid at different life stages

Playful ways to teach kids about money

The Australian dollar coin is undervalued. I don’t mean that as a comment on the strength of our currency but rather that that little golden coin is both a lesson in social sciences and financial literacy just waiting to be explored with your child. I spent a recent very hot afternoon with my six-year-old great … Continue reading Playful ways to teach kids about money

Side-hustle: What you need to consider, financially about that bit on the side

This article is submitted to us by Helen Baker, an Australian financial adviser and founder of On Your Own Two Feet, part of the Career Money Life Supplier Community.  Passion is making a lot of Australians do it. So’s boredom. And then there are those seeking a bit on the side because they want some fun. … Continue reading Side-hustle: What you need to consider, financially about that bit on the side

Why working couples consider living off one income

This article is submitted to us by Helen Baker, an Australian financial adviser and founder of On Your Own Two Feet, part of the Career Money Life Supplier Community.  Are you part of a two-income couple? How would you feel if you suddenly were challenged to live off just one income? For some, the hand may … Continue reading Why working couples consider living off one income