Don’t get your financial plan from a politician

Don’t get your financial plan from a politician

The latest news on responsible lending laws has reiterated why we don’t get our financial plans from the pollies.   It was 2015 when I began to suspect politicians don’t always get personal finance policies right. I found myself yelling at the image of Joe...
What is financial independence and why is it so important?

What is financial independence and why is it so important?

We bang on about financial independence a lot at Money School. It features heavily in our blogs, and it appears in our education for kids. But what does it actually mean, and why should you care? What does financial independence mean? We define financial independence...
The Road to Struggle Street

The Road to Struggle Street

By Lacey Filipich BEng(Hons) MAICD Like nearly one million other Australians, I sat transfixed in front of the television on Wednesday 6 May watching the first episode of the three-part SBS documentary ‘Struggle Street’. Leaving aside claims that it was not a fair...