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Making Your Money Work

This website can help you:

  • Use your money more wisely.
  • Save for what you really want.
  • Manage your loans, insurance, super and retirement saving.

The ADF Financial Services Consumer Centre and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) want you to be well informed and confident about financial decisions. This website can start you off on the right foot with general tips and explanations. ASIC’s ideas may not apply to your particular circumstances. If you want personal financial advice, you may need to see a licensed financial adviser.

Key tips for managing your money

  • Decide what you really want, and focus on your most important goals.
  • Start saving now: you can start small and increase your savings gradually (they’ll grow with interest, too).
  • Always check the facts: ask questions and get professional advice. If you aren’t comfortable or don’t understand, don’t go ahead.

Throughout this website we have used tables to work out budgets and so on. Copy them and add your own details to see how our suggestions might work for you.

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Saving

Whatever your circumstances, by working out your goals and starting a regular savings plan, you can begin to make your dreams become a reality.

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Problems with Debt

If you or someone you care about is having trouble paying debts, there are services available to help you take control of your finances and get back on track.

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Budgeting

How much money is coming in and going out each week, fortnight or month? By taking charge of your money, you will ease money stress and feel more secure and in control.

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