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Four ways to keep your Book Week parade outfit on budget.

Posted by Rhianan Strangways

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I don’t mean to worry all you parents out there, but it’s already August which means the Book Week parade is just around the corner! Love it or loathe it, Book Week is a well-established tradition in primary schools around Australia, and just quietly, the kids adore all the book...

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Avoid being scammed. What you can do?

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As technology improvements are made every day to ensure the safety of personal information, scammers have evolved to be evermore deceptive in their pursuit of gaining access to your personal details. Scammers can use you to gain access to your computer simply by an unsolicited phone call, text message or...

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You’ve landed your first job, woohoo, nailed it!

Posted by Rhianan Strangways

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Financial independence and a world of choices and opportunities await you… but before you splurge all your money like one of those ‘minute to win it’ shopping competitions lets chat about how can you set yourself up to be in the best financial position so that you can achieve your...

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So you’ve opened a children’s savings account … Congrats!

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Now what? When you were growing up, you undoubtedly got your hands on tangible cash pretty often. In an increasingly cashless society, it’s easy to forget that children haven’t - and probably won’t. Children may miss out on learning the shape, size and texture of real money. Teaching them about...

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Rough Cut Men in Bundy

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By Pastor Wayne George It’s not a secret that, generally speaking, men are not always known to wear their hearts on their sleeves or talk openly about what’s going on inside. As a result, when going through valley experiences, many men don’t realise that they actually do not have to...

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So you better watch out, you'd better not cry... Pt.2

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...you’d better not pout, I'm telling you why. With all your pre-holiday activities planned and budgeted for, it’s now time to turn your attention to the actual Christmas celebrations themselves. Rushing out to buy the gifts we want to give would be easy, but as my family keep reminding me...

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So you better watch out, you'd better not cry... Pt.1

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...you’d better not pout, I'm telling you why. Ok, you’d be forgiven if you did start pouting. The Christmas and New Year holiday season is fast on its way and as the warmer weather sets in the social activities kick into overdrive. From years gone by, I know that once...

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Loving libraries 

Posted by LLL

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Living on a budget can sometimes mean looking for alternative ways of enjoying the things you love that would normally eat into your funds. A library for instance, can help you stay on budget with their no-cost resources and activities. It’s a great place to pick up interesting and creative...

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New Native Adventure Play Yard thanks to LLL earthcare grants

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What child doesn’t love playing with dirt? The lucky kids at St Paul’s Lutheran Child Care Centre (Nundah, Queensland) now have their very own Native Adventure Play Yard where they can play with dirt and plants every day. (In 2017 the LLL gifted a total of $105,000 to Lutheran Education...

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Millennials and Home Ownership - LIVING LIFE with a mortgage (#4)

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In order to either confirm or dispel myths about millennials and home ownership, we surveyed 22 millennials about their financial situation. This is part 4 of the series. To read parts 1, 2 and 3 click here.   Surprisingly, even though they pay on average $1960 a month towards their mortgage,...

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