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Back to School Means Money Woes

March 3, 2016 Filed under Personal financial management

Hard on the heels of the expense of Christmas and holidays comes the start of the school year; uniforms, stationery and school fees. Education in state schools is supposedly free, but these expenses, along with extra school activities are the responsibility of parents. Read more

Tips for Lending Money

When money is tight, family and friends are often called upon for a loan. It’s nice to help people but lending money on an informal basis can be a recipe for disaster. Here are some of the problems that could arise:  Read more from Liz Koh at MoneyMax

Your Biggest Household Expense

October 10, 2014 Filed under Personal financial management

Look at your spending over the last year and you will no doubt find that, aside from your mortgage or rent, your biggest expense is food. Cutting back on how much you spend on food each week… Read more

Financial Literacy in Children

August 10, 2014 Filed under Personal financial management

The OECD has recently released the results of a survey of financial literacy skills and knowledge for 15 year olds in its member countries. Read more

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