Category: Money

Small Business Month

Isabella Ross October, otherwise known as Small Business Month, is the time for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to seek expert advice to grow their business. NSW Small Business Month is run by the NSW Government, being the only dedicated festival for small business in the state. From the 1st to the 31st there will be a range of free and low-cost activities that Aussies can get involved in, some of which we have included below. There is no denying that 2020 has been a fraught time for SMEs who have been dealt with countless blows such as...

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Rebate Offer for North Shore Businesses

The Better Business Partnership is offering a range of energy and water rebates to businesses in northern Sydney to help them cut running costs and become more sustainable. The Better Business Partnership is a free council-funded business sustainability program on Sydney’s North Shore, supporting businesses in Ku-ring-gai, North Sydney and Willoughby. Better Business Partnership members can get free independent advice and support to help their business be more successful and sustainable. The program is offering business owners three new rebates to help them cut energy costs and reduce water use. A rebate of up to $2000 is on offer for...

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The close of the financial year

Tayla Foster The end of the financial year has commonly been a saving grace for people struggling to save, to pay off a mortgage or tackle crippling debt. It’s that time of the year that accountants are at their busiest, pop up accountants are set up throughout shopping malls and young people are planning their next trip to Bali based on their tax return. People are scrambling to see what they can claim back, receipts are being pulled out of storage from 6 months prior. It’s a time Australian’s look forward too and a time where they might even...

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The Conversation Change: Women vs Money

Johanna Rumphorst We have to change the way we speak about women and money. “Mum, I am a rich man,” said the true icon Cher. There are many things wrong in the way we talk about money and women. A study from Starling Bank has analysed how different male and female-centric media outlets write about money and discovered some problematic differences. Women are often being portrayed as ‘excessive spenders’ – that have no idea about money (we all watched Bridget Jones and Confessions of a Shopaholic). Men on the other hand are being encouraged to spend money with articles...

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Stuck at home during COVID-19 Crisis? Think on the brighter side

Dipti Singh Cringing about staying at home in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, while anticipating how to cover energy and food bills for the next month? You might have read plenty about the survival of the fittest and now the time has come to apply it in your real life. We will get through this pandemic. Don’t worry we have got you covered by compiling a list of budget-friendly ideas. Traveling costs For daily commuters of public transport, the good news is you are saving almost $16.10 a day. For car owners, if you drive to work the...

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