Part of the MoneySmart website, this page provides links to calculators and planners to help with managing money, superannuation, investing, borrowing and credit, and retirement. Also includes a link for mobile phone users to access calculators on the go.
It's not worth leaving your family's wellbeing to chance. With sensible money management and a few simple strategies, you can give your family the reassurance of financial security. Includes links to teaching your kids about money; and relationships and money.
The First Home Owner Grant scheme provides a $7000 benefit to eligible applicants. This site provides links to the various revenue offices who are responsible for administering the grant in their respective jurisdictions.
If you are saving for your first home, a first home saver account is a good way to help you reach your goal. The government will contribute an extra amount that is a percentage of your savings each year. These accounts have a few rules so it's important to make sure they are right for you.
The Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia (ITSA) is the government agency responsible for the administration and regulation of the personal insolvency system in Australia.
Part of the MoneySmart website, this page explains how insurance works, how to choose an insurance policy that meets your needs and how to minimise problems with claims. Includes links to information about car insurance, home and contents insurance, life insurance, travel insurance and health insurance.
If you have superannuation or shares, you can consider yourself an investor. Whether you are an experienced investor or a beginner, there are plenty of steps you can take to grow your money and keep it safe. This section of the MoneySmart website guides you through the basic principles of investing and how to find a good financial adviser.
Provides some hints for dealing with your debts, where to go for help if you have debt problems and your rights if you are approached by a debt collector.
MoneySmart page offering tips and tools to help you gain control of your money. Includes links to budgeting, saving, banking, debt management and insurance information, so you can work out where your money is going and how you can save more by spending less.
iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android and other apps - Get instant calculations on your phone for savings, loans, mortgages, superannuation and interest-free deals with this Moneysmart app.
iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android and other apps - You can check to see if your finances are under control and what areas need attention with this Moneysmart app.
iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android and other apps - Use these personal finance apps to get instant calculations and financial assessments on your phone.
The PPSR national register will let you check that the used goods you are buying, like a car, boat or machinery - almost anything except real estate - doesn’t have a security interest over it. It also provides additional protection for businesses that lease or supply goods, in the event that a debtor defaults or goes bankrupt.
This website provides information for both individuals and businesses about how to protect your financial identity in everyday life and minimise the damage if a problem occurs.
iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android - An easy to use app from Moneysmart that allows you to track your spending on the go.
You may have money stashed away which you've forgotten about, or didn't know you had. Search records of unclaimed money from bank accounts, company shares and life policies and see how to lodge a claim.