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Personal finance

Australian Financial Security Authority (AFSA)

Responsible for the administration and regulation of the personal insolvency system, proceeds of crime, trustee services and the administration of the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR).

Australian Financial Security Authority

Calculators and tools - MoneySmart

Provides links to calculators and planners to help with managing money, superannuation, investing, borrowing and credit, and retirement. Also includes a link for mobile phone users to access calculators on the go.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Debt & debt collection

Provides some hints for dealing with your debts, where to go for help if you have debt problems and your rights if you are approached by a debt collector.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Families - MoneySmart

Provides tips for sensible money management to give your family the reassurance of financial security. Includes links to teaching your kids about money; and relationships and money.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

First Home Owner Grant

The First Home Owner Grant scheme is a one-off grant, payable to first home owners that satisfy all the eligibility criteria. This site provides links to the various revenue offices who are responsible for administering the grant in their respective jurisdictions.

Office of State Revenue [WA]

First home saver accounts - MoneySmart

If you are saving for your first home, a first home saver account is a good way to help you reach your goal. The government will contribute an extra amount that is a percentage of your savings each year. These accounts have a few rules so it's important to make sure they are right for you.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Insurance - MoneySmart

Explains how insurance works, how to choose an insurance policy that meets your needs and how to minimise problems with claims. Includes links to information about car, life, travel, health and home and contents insurance.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Investing - MoneySmart

Provides information to guide you through the basic principles of investing and how to find a good financial adviser.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Losing your job - MoneySmart

Losing you job or facing an unexpected financial loss can affect your health and relationships. MoneySmart page has some money tips to help you look after yourself and work out where you stand financially.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Managing my money - MoneySmart

MoneySmart page offering tips and tools to help you gain control of your money. Includes links to budgeting, saving, banking, debt management and insurance information, so you can work out where your money is going and how you can save more by spending less.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Mobile calculator

iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android and other apps - Get instant calculations on your phone for savings, loans, mortgages, superannuation and interest-free deals with this Moneysmart app.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Money health check

iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android and other apps - You can check to see if your finances are under control and what areas need attention with this Moneysmart app.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

MoneySmart

Free, simple guidance you can trust to help you make the best choices for your money. Put together by an experienced team of financial planners and consumer educators, the website covers superannuation, banking, investing, borrowing and credit, insurance, budgeting, scams, retirement income planning and unclaimed money. Includes links to calculators and tools to help you with your personal finances.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

MoneySmart

iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android and other apps - Use these personal finance apps to get instant calculations and financial assessments on your phone.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

National Information Centre on Retirement Investments

Provides information to assist people with modest savings who are investing for retirement or facing redundancy to make the best possible investment decisions they can.

National Information Centre on Retirement Investments

Over 55s - MoneySmart

By the time you are 55, you might be thinking about retirement and what to do once you stop working. As with all major lifestyle changes, your income will probably change. Check these MoneySmart prompts to help you review your finances and make some decisions.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR)

The PPSR national register will let you check that the used goods you are buying, like a car, boat or machinery - almost anything except real estate - doesn't have a security interest over it. It also provides additional protection for businesses that lease or supply goods, in the event that a debtor defaults or goes bankrupt.

Australian Financial Security Authority

Protect your financial identity

This website provides information for both individuals and businesses about how to protect your financial identity in everyday life and minimise the damage if a problem occurs.

Australian Bankers' Association

Retirement income streams

Explains retirement income streams in detail and discusses how to use them..These streams are a popular investment choice for retirees as a way of producing regular income payments throughout retirement.

Department of Social Services

Superannuation & retirement - MoneySmart

Knowing how to get the most out of your superannuation will help you save for your retirement and reduce stress. Includes links to information about how superannuation works, keeping your superannuation on target, consolidating superannuation funds, self-managed superannuation, retirement income planning and calculators and planners.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

SuperSeeker lost superannuation search

Do you have any lost superannuation? You can use the SuperSeeker tool to look for lost super in real time.

Australian Taxation Office

TrackMySpend

iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android - An easy to use app from Moneysmart that allows you to track your spending on the go.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Unclaimed money search

You may have money stashed away which you've forgotten about, or didn't know you had. Search records of unclaimed money from bank accounts, company shares and life policies and see how to lodge a claim.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Under 25's - MoneySmart Rookie

Learn how to manage your money so that you can do the things you want. Includes links to tools and quizzes to help Under 25's with personal finances.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

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