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Jess Irvine’s five steps to financial empowerment this International Women’s Day

CommBank personal finance expert Jess Irvine shares the steps you can take now to get in control of your finances.
4 March 2024
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Six Aussies reveal how they’re boosting their budgets with passive income

You don’t need much time or money to start earning passive income. What you do need is a good idea and a lot of passion.
1 July 2023
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12 simple savings ideas to reduce costs

We asked readers to share their secrets to shaving costs and saving some coin.
1 July 2023
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Fair shares: Ten investing questions with CommSec’s Tom Piotrowski

The economist and CommSec market analyst explains why the people who grow wealth by investing actually do very little.
1 July 2023
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How to help your teen find (and keep) their first job

Getting paid work can be an exciting moment for a teen but it can be a minefield for parents to navigate. To help, we’ve put together this guide wi...
1 July 2023
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How CommBank Next Chapter is helping to end the devastating consequences of financial abuse

So far the initiative has helped more than 4000 victim-survivors of financial abuse move forward and rebuild their financial independence.
1 July 2023
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How to use the Benefits Finder to discover some hidden cash

Rent assistance? Tech trade-ins? This digital tool will help you find grants, rebates and concessions.
1 July 2023
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The 7 steps to negotiating a better price (hint: haggle!)

In Australia, we tend to shy away from asking for a good deal but learning how to haggle saves you cash and delivers a healthy dose of satisfaction...
1 July 2023
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Thinking of starting a veggie garden? An expert shares his tips

Ever wanted to serve a plate of food that came straight from your backyard? When Ben Shaw created an edible garden, he had no idea how much it woul...
1 July 2023
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How to save on food costs with cookbook author Lucy Tweed

She shares her tips for keeping the food on her table delicious and affordable.
1 July 2023
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3 mindset changes to make to boost your savings

If you struggle to set money aside for savings, challenging these ways of thinking could make all the difference.
1 July 2023
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What Sam Kerr knows about money

Ahead of this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup, globally renowned striker and CommBank ambassador Sam Kerr shares how she kicks financial goals, too.
1 July 2023
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Introducing 'Ask Jess', our new column by CommBank’s personal finance expert Jess Irvine

Got a question about how to alleviate the pressure on your hip pocket and tackle tricky financial situations? Jess is here to help.
1 July 2023
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Eight ways to get on top of tax time

Filing your tax return can be a painful process but it’s worth taking the time to get it right. We can’t replace your accountant – or the ATO – but...
1 May 2023
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Thread Together: The not-for-profit with a simple premise, but a powerful impact

SubheThis not-for-profit saves clothes destined for landfill and helps women in need.ad
1 May 2023
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What Ellyse Perry knows about money

The T20 World Cup winner and CommBank sporting ambassador has good form when it comes to saving.
1 May 2023
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A year after catastrophic floods, Lismore’s residents share their stories of courage and community

The worst of times can bring out the best in people, as the tight-knit community in Lismore has discovered.
1 May 2023