Financial Literacy for Everyone

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Life Events

Every phase of life has its unique challenges and some of those are financial. Circumstances and needs change over time, each one different and complicated in its own way. Whether you’re buying a house, or planning for your kids’ university education or your parents’ care in their later years, you’ll be able to make better choices if you’re well-informed. Let Practical Money Skills help you to build an understanding of the various challenges and opportunities you’re likely to face in the years to come.

Saving For Uni

There’s no need to be a struggling uni student if you start saving before you get there. Here you’ll find lots of tips to help you increase the funds you have available when you start studying. Read more

Buying a Car

A car gives you an amazing amount of freedom. But it’s also important to understand what it will cost you to run your set of wheels. We explore the major expenses of running a vehicle here. Read more

Welcome to the Workforce

You've been studying for what seems like your entire life. But what feels like the end of one part of your life is actually the beginning of a much larger part of your life. Read more

Renting an Apartment

Living in an apartment is the best choice for people in a variety of situations. Improve your renting experience by knowing more about the financial and legal aspects of the process. Read more

Buying a Home

Are you ready to buy your first home? We’ve got all the information you need to know about saving for your deposit, choosing the right mortgage and how to build equity in your home faster right here. Read more

Marriage

Marriage is the merging of separate lives and finances. With a lifetime of shared financial experiences ahead, it’s important to learn to communicate about financial matters. Read more

Divorce

Divorce is a difficult time, and if this is something you are going through you need to know about finding a lawyer, the costs associated with divorce and how assets are split. We run through some of the details here. Read more

Parenting

Planning for a baby is one of the most exciting times in your life. But there are also lots of expenses involved in becoming a parent. We run through some of the main costs here. Read more

Retirement

You may be far from retirement or you could be planning to retire in the near future. Whatever your position, it pays to have a strategy in place to ensure when you leave work for the last time, you’re as comfortably off as you can be. Read more