Is private health insurance worth it?

With record numbers of young Australians ditching private health insurance as costs climb, is private health insurance worth having?

How to save up for a house deposit

So you’ve decided to become a homeowner. No more grubby share houses, disagreements with the landlord, tolerating your housemates’ mess or their questionable design choices. Congratulations!

How does HECS-HELP work?

For most of us, the dreaded HECS debt is something we stuff to the back of our subconscious and only speak of briefly in hushed voices in darkened rooms.

How to save money on groceries

Until I moved out of home, I had no idea how expensive groceries could be. My mum certainly did, and she made sure I knew it when I complained about how much money I’d spent after my first solo grocery shopping trip.

How much do pets cost and can you afford one?

Whether it’s your life ambition to be a crazy cat lady or you dream of having a house filled with Labrador puppies (hands up, me!), it’s a good idea to paws for a second and consider the financial responsibilities that come with being the parent of a fur baby.