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The more you know about money, the more you can take charge of your financial future. Start expanding your money skills right here online. Listed below are some common financial situations. Which one of these sounds like you?
  • Making more of your pay

    Putting off saving until you get a pay rise? Don’t. Here are 3 simple steps that can help you take full advantage of whatever you earn - and lay the foundation for a secure financial future. More

  • Starting a new job

    If you’re starting a new job, you might need to choose a superannuation fund into which your employer contributions are paid. Here we look at Super Fund Choice – whether you’re eligible and why you should choose carefully if you are. More

  • Choosing a super fund

    Having your money in the right super fund can make a big difference to the savings you have in retirement. Here we look at the factors you need to consider in choosing the super fund that’s right for you. More

  • Consolidating your super

    If you have your super in more than one fund, you’re probably paying too much in fees. Here we look at consolidating your super – putting all your superannuation savings into one fund. More

  • Making more of your super

    Here we look at a number of ways in which you can try to boost your super savings – including super splitting, dollar cost averaging, salary sacrificing and co-contributions. More

  • Protecting your family

    What would happen to your family if you weren’t able to work for six months? Or you died before you reach retirement? Here we look at income protection, and how much life insurance you need to provide for your family. More

  • Getting expert advice

    It’s good to be involved in your financial future, but it’s also wise to get help with your retirement planning from a good, qualified financial adviser. Here we look at how a financial planner can help, and how to get the most out of them. More

  • Preparing for retirement

    Once you turn 55, some fresh options open up to help boost your super savings. Let’s look at where you are, and then introduce you to some strategies to get you on track for retirement – including one called Transition to Retirement. More

  • Participating in an Employee Share Scheme

    As an employee of a company, you may be invited to participate in an Employee Share Scheme. This is an exciting opportunity, but there are a number of things to consider before you dive in. This module is intended to help you understand the basics of Employee Share Schemes More

  • Coming into cash

    Have you just received an inheritance or a bonus from work? The temptation is to blow it all on clothes or a big holiday. But if you’re smart, you’ll enjoy some of that windfall now and invest the rest of it in your future. More