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The first hurdle to managing your money is knowing where you're at. Our free calculators afford a clearer picture.
Possibly even more confusing than a bunch of money numbers are the words that purport to explain them.
So if you've been charged an inexplicable fee, or have all manner of terms and clauses in a banking contract, let Mozo bust your jargon jam.
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This online currency converter has the latest worldwide currency rates and lets you perform currency conversions in a flash.
Get a free copy of your credit report at MyCreditFile and check your credit rating, which is used by lenders to assess your application for loans, credit cards, phone accounts and more.
The Government's first home owner scheme provides a one off grant of up to $21,000 to eligible first home owners. You can find all the details and even apply online.
Looking for lost super? The ATO's free online SuperSeeker service looks for your lost super in real time and finds possible matches. You can also do a more extensive lost super search over the phone.
If you want to consolidate your super by transferring it from one fund to another, here's a link to the ATO's superannuation portability form which you can download online.
ASIC's free online unclaimed money search tool will help you find money left in old bank accounts, company shares or life policies that you might have forgotten about or didn't even know you had.
If you need to make an official complaint against a banking, insurance or investment provider, the Financial Ombudsman is a free and independent dispute resolution service.
The Government has introduced new measures to make it easier for you to switch banks if you are not satisfied with your current one.
If you're saving for your first home, FIDO's new home saver account calculator and checklist can help you decide if this type of account is for you.
Our articles have all the info you need to minimise fees, max out your benefits and get your finances sorted.
National sales are expected to skyrocket to over $32.6 billion this festive season, with the average family tipped to splash out $4,154 in the four weeks leading up to the holiday.
Customers with eftpos-only cards can now “tap and go” at the checkout for purchases under $100 for the first time, as eftpos rolls out its new Chip technology.
According to the HIA New Home Sales Report, new home sales increased by 3% last month, a figure primarily driven by growth in detached house sales in Victoria and Western Australia.
While divorces decreased over 2013 by 2,279 (4.6%) according to recent data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews said the figure is “still too high.”
Medibank Private was floated on the ASX yesterday, rallying before experiencing a slight drop in value to close at $2.14.
Aussies could be in for a boost if the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) goes ahead with plans to cut the base interest rate next week, as analysts have predicted it will.
Many Aussies were bitterly disappointed when the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) decided not to lower interest rates earlier this month and it seems unlikely that any reductions will be seen until the new year.