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10 easy ways to make money on your lunch break

10 easy ways to make money on your lunch break

There are 200 hours a year where you could be earning extra cash — we’ve compiled some tips on how to do it. ...

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6 Thing You Should Never Put On Your Credit Card

6 Thing You Should Never Put On Your Credit Card

Credit cards can be pretty handy, but only if they’re used wisely. However misuse and abuse them, and they’re the...

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Easy access to credit card results more unmanageable debt

Easy access to credit card results more unmanageable debt

I was sitting on the sofa at home with one eye on the TV and the other scrolling through Instagram when it happened. Technically...

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The money-saving grocery shopping hacks that savvy women swear by.

The money-saving grocery shopping hacks that savvy women swear by.

With the ever-increasing cost of groceries burning a major hole in your pocket, here’s how to save more without losing...

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A Guide To Last Minute Tax Savings Tips

A Guide To Last Minute Tax Savings Tips

The end of the financial year is almost here, which means it’s tax time once again. Check out these eleventh hour ideas...

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The quickest ways to clear your credit card debt

The quickest ways to clear your credit card debt

Still can't believe how much you spent over Christmas? These tips will help you start financially afresh this year. If you got a...

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One in four Australians would only be able to pay for an emergency costing $400 without using credit

One in four Australians would only be able to pay for an emergency costing $400 without using credit

ONE in four cash-strapped Australians say they only have enough money stashed away to cope with an emergency costing them just $400 or less. Startling...

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Australians are relying on an inheritance to buy a home and pay off debt

Australians are relying on an inheritance to buy a home and pay off debt

MANY Australians are relying on an inheritance and are already working out how they will spend it, new figures show. About 29 per cent of...

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Shoppers using Afterpay explodes but some shoppers can’t pay back their debts

Shoppers using Afterpay explodes but some shoppers can’t pay back their debts

Shopping juggernaut Afterpay which allows customers to buy now and pay later is growing rapidly but there are concerns many consumers cannot repay their...

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Most Australians gamble on a weekly basis to try and win money

Most Australians gamble on a weekly basis to try and win money

A MAJORITY of Australians gamble every week and are blowing thousands of dollars a year in the hope of winning cash, alarming new statistics...

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Australians are addicted to overspending on credit cards

Australians are addicted to overspending on credit cards

CREDIT card users admit the temptation to splash out on plastic is far too enticing and many do it just so they can rack...

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Wage stagnation blamed for increasing financial household pain

Wage stagnation blamed for increasing financial household pain

MANY households are struggling to afford their everyday expenses and blame the lack of wage growth for their growing financial pressures. A majority of...

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Most Australians are guilty of overspending particularly at Christmas

Most Australians are guilty of overspending particularly at Christmas

A MAJORITY of Australians admit they have a problem with overspending particularly at Christmas and the biggest budgetary drain is spending too much money...

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Wardrobe lessons from a reformed shopaholic

Wardrobe lessons from a reformed shopaholic

When Rachel White had a big corporate job in finance, she thought nothing of blowing a couple of grand on clothes every weekend. White...

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Many Australians are lying about their financial situation to those close to them, alarming new stat

Many Australians are lying about their financial situation to those close to them, alarming new stat

A MAJORITY of Australians are money-cheating on their partners or lying to family and friends about their financial situation, new figures show. Alarmingly new...

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Depressed about the Great Australian Dream

Depressed about the Great Australian Dream

MANY aspiring homeowners believe their chance of owning their own slice or property is becoming further out of reach because they simply can&rsquo...

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Homeowners take on too much debt and worry about repayments despite low interest rates

Homeowners take on too much debt and worry about repayments despite low interest rates

OVERCOMMITTED home loan customers are worried about meeting their repayments despite interest rates being at record lows and many concede they’ve taken...

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Half NSW mortgagees concerned about making repayments, survey shows

Half NSW mortgagees concerned about making repayments, survey shows

Despite interest rates being at record lows, half of NSW mortgage holders are worried about not being able to afford their home loan repayments,...

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The new credit card law

The new credit card law

Big companies, like airlines and taxis, are banned from slugging consumers with excessive credit and debit card fees from Thursday. The regulation is...

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Aussies can’t afford to live on credit cards to pay everyday living expenses: new research

Aussies can’t afford to live on credit cards to pay everyday living expenses: new research

CASH-strapped Australians are having to resort to using their credit card to pay for everyday expenses and many can’t pay off their...

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Debt and money worries are causing stress and anxiety

Debt and money worries are causing stress and anxiety

Think of a deadbeat dad, and you probably imagine an unshaven bro permanently dressed in over-sized basketball gear, even though he's over 30, whose...

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Australian women are losing sleep over money.

Australian women are losing sleep over money.

Anxiety is a huge problem among Australian women and if the chorus of “me too” that erupts each time a high profile...

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How you can switch health cover at any time of year if you are not happy with your policy.

How you can switch health cover at any time of year if you are not happy with your policy.

MAY is here but while a month has flown by since health funds hiked their premiums on April 1 there is no deadline for switching...

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Budget election and possible rate cut mean months of uncertainty

Budget election and possible rate cut mean months of uncertainty

Tuesday's budget is unlikely to resolve uncertainty and lift consumer confidence. By John Collett. Little is certain for investors and households over the...

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Breaking the debt cycle: Your three-month plan

Breaking the debt cycle: Your three-month plan

The New Daily speaks with financial experts and debt counsellors to get their insights on how to clear your debts for good. Debt is...

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Loan, sweet loan now a nightmare

Loan, sweet loan now a nightmare

UNREALISTIC expectations, huge mortgages and falling property prices are putting families at risk of big debt problems and even bankruptcy. Many homeowners owe more...

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Fox Symes on Prime News “Country Debt”

Fox Symes on Prime News “Country Debt”

Prime News "Country Debt" featuring our director Deborah Southon. Find out more about us and our customer reviews. Video Transcription If...

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VIDEO: Fox Symes on Sky News “Debt Poll”

VIDEO: Fox Symes on Sky News “Debt Poll”

Fox Symes has been featured on many media channels including Sky News, A Current Affair and Today Tonight. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...

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Pollies not answer on debt relief

Pollies not answer on debt relief

John Howard and Kevin Rudd's competing economic claims have left voters cold, with many convinced the federal election will make little difference to...

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Play your cards right

Play your cards right

Being disciplined can help you manage credit card debt, writes James Bryce. The fun of Christmas and the summer holidays is over and the...

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Hooked on debt and living on borrowed time

Hooked on debt and living on borrowed time

Australians owe the rest of the world about $600 billion, writes Marc Moncrief. A new opposition leader, a controversial war, industrial relations and, of course,...

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Rates doubt fuels home loss fears

Rates doubt fuels home loss fears

THIS year is shaping up as one to fear for homebuyers according to a flood of new polling on household finances. Amid renewed uncertainty...

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Rate rise may clip plasma’s pulling power

Rate rise may clip plasma’s pulling power

RETAILERS are nervously gearing up for what could be their toughest Christmas for many years, fearful that consumers may spend the festive season nursing...

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Cut up the credit card

Cut up the credit card

INTEREST rates are rising and Christmas is looming, so if you haven't worked out a budget already, now is the time. It goes...

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Shoppers don’t do themselves credit

Shoppers don’t do themselves credit

More than two-thirds of city workers had not been able to significantly reduce personal debt in the past three months, a survey found. A...

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Personal debt a major worry

Personal debt a major worry

AUSTRALIANS are becoming financially conservative amid rising interest rates and a higher cost of living. Research indicates borrowers are increasingly anxious about personal debt...

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Christmas card tips

Christmas card tips

INTEREST rates are rising and Christmas is looming, so if you haven't worked out a budget already, now is the time. It goes...

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Press Releases

More than 70% of Australians admit to overspending on everything from kid’s toys to alcohol

More than 70% of Australians admit to overspending on everything from kid’s toys to alcohol

With the expensive Christmas period now almost upon us, new research reveals that the majority of Aussies are overspending on a large range of...

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Half of all Australians hiding guilty ‘debt secrets’ from loved ones: latest Galaxy survey

Half of all Australians hiding guilty ‘debt secrets’ from loved ones: latest Galaxy survey

Startling new research reveals the extent of Australia’s hidden debt shame. Half the country admits that when it comes to spending money,...

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One in three Australians cannot afford to own their own home: new Galaxy poll

One in three Australians cannot afford to own their own home: new Galaxy poll

For many people nationwide the great Australian dream of “owning your own home” is now all but out of reach. A new...

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Galaxy Survey finds Australians are experiencing high stress over money and outstanding debts

Galaxy Survey finds Australians are experiencing high stress over money and outstanding debts

NEW GALAXY SURVEY FINDS AUSTRALIANS ARE EXPERIENCING HIGH STRESS AND ANXIETY LEVELS OVER MONEY AND OUTSTANDING DEBTS Given the multitude of pressures Australians are...

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50% of Australians and families relying on credit cards to pay for food

50% of Australians and families relying on credit cards to pay for food

HALF OF ALL AUSTRALIANS AND FAMILIES NOW RELYING ON CREDIT CARDS TO PAY FOR FOOD AND EVERY DAY EXPENSES ACCORDING TO NEW GALAXY SURVEY ...

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Majority of Aussie workers struggling to afford everyday expenses on their annual wage

Majority of Aussie workers struggling to afford everyday expenses on their annual wage

With wage growth currently at a record low, and incremental pay rises barely matching the escalating cost of living, the majority of Aussie workers...

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Fox Symes Quarterly Debt Poll Research

Fox Symes Quarterly Debt Poll Research

The Fox Symes Quarterly Debt Poll is a national poll produced quarterly by GA Research for Fox Symes & Associates which examines Australians' attitude...

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Black Mark Warning - Debt expert warns new privacy laws may change the face of your credit history

Black Mark Warning - Debt expert warns new privacy laws may change the face of your credit history

A Fox Symes Newspoll suggests that hundreds of thousand of Australian bill payers may have already been caught out by the broader credit reporting...

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Fox Symes Bill Paying Poll

Fox Symes Bill Paying Poll

This Newspoll survey was conducted by telephone over the period February 21-23 2014 among a national sample of 1,201 people aged 18 years and over. The results...

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Money Manager Media Coverage

Money Manager Media Coverage

Dollars & Sense was published on October 23, 2002 in the Sydney Morning Herald, the reporter was Annette Sampson. Debt Agreements Since they were introduced, the...

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