Managing money

Welcome to Managing money where you'll find articles, tools and calculators on how to save, spend and earn money - as well as the latest news on banking, tax and life events.
Strategies for handling a windfallWindfalls come to you by selling a home or business, or through an inheritance. But you can lose a windfall as fast as you receive it, because windfalls involve large lump sums of money that you...
Apprentices should be paid more: ETUThe Electrical Trades Union wants apprentice wages increased to help with living expenses and encourage people to complete their training.
CPI figures unlikely to trigger rate cutEconomists say inflation figures due this week are unlikely to provide a trigger for the RBA to cut the cash rate in February.
Donald Lawson. (AAP)Hefty taxes leave Powerball winner miffedA US railroad engineer and self-described "hillbilly" is less than impressed that the tax man is getting a big chunk of the $337 million he won in the latest Powerball lottery.
Divorce is bad for bank account: researchNew Australian research shows those who divorce lose out financially, to the tune of up to $762,000 for men and $645,000 for women by age 55.
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