“Tap and go” and then what?

Talk about hammering the plastic. In May 2017 Australia’s 16.7 million credit card accounts were used to make 239 million transactions with a total value of $29.2 billion. We are currently paying interest on $31.7 billion worth of credit card debt, running up an annual interest bill of over $5.4 billion (that’s $5,400,000,000!). It’s not … Read more

Financial Basics Foundation – financial literacy for our children

Financial literacy is a fundamental life tool. Teaching our kids about financial management from a young age should be a high priority as this is now recognised as an important stepping stone to financial success. Fortunately, secondary school teachers now have access to free teaching resources through not-for-profit organisations such as the Financial Basics Foundation. … Read more