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Want to Start Up Your Own Business? The DollarsandSense Website Forum Has Some Great Answers For Young Business Entrepreneurs

30 March 2004

Are you a budding entrepreneur or do you need information on how to start up your own business? Then this month’s DollarsandSense website Forum guest, young business entrepreneur Daniel Clarke, has some good tips for you.

Daniel who owns and runs three companies, has several credits to his name receiving the Career Achievement 1999 NSW Young Australian of the Year award as well as being a member of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Young Leaders Forum.

"I’ve been running my own business for nine years now. I am currently also studying for a Commerce Law Degree full time. My life is pretty full on but I get a lot of satisfaction from encouraging young Australians to achieve their business goals and meet their aspirations", said Daniel Clarke.

At the age of 25, young business entrepreneur Daniel Clarke has achieved more than many people do in a lifetime, including directorships of two not-for-profit organisations, the Life Changing Experiences Foundation and the Enterprise Network for Young Australians (, which is supported by the Australian Government.

  • To ask Daniel questions about any aspect of business, visit the DollarsandSense Forum by logging onto

DollarsandSense is a website developed by the Commonwealth Bank to help young people develop money management skills in a fun, interactive way. The website offers concise, objective, and practical information about a range of money matters and is mapped to high school commerce and mathematics curricula across Australia.

DollarsandSense is part of the Commonwealth Bank’s commitment to developing the Financial Literacy skills of young Australians. This also includes the Commonwealth Bank Foundation which was established to fund developments in education and Financial Literacy.