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Managing your money

Economic independence and financial security is an important goal for Queensland women. The following information may assist you to:

  • be in control of household expenses
  • help avoid credit card debt
  • provide for your own or your children’s education
  • plan for a comfortable retirement
  • cope financially at times of personal crisis or changes circumstances.

Visit the MoneySmart website to:

Bridge the super gap

Sick of hearing reports about the gap between men and women's super? Take action now. Whatever your age, it pays to consolidate your super into one fund and make extra contributions if you can.

MoneySmart's super contributions optimiser works out which type of contribution will give your super the biggest boost.

Concessions

It’s important to make sure you are claiming all of your entitlements and taking advantage of the discounts and benefits that can really make a difference. Find out more about concessions available to Queenslanders relating to:

You can also contact the Australian Government to discover if you are eligible for a concession or health care card. Each card has its own eligibility requirements and concessions:

Find out more.

Financial assistance

Sometimes, we all need a helping hand. For people experiencing financial difficulty, it’s important to know that help is available.

Find out more about financial assistance available to you.

Find out more

A brighter future

Watch these real stories of women taking some simple steps towards a brighter financial future.

Saving tips for women

Watch the ACCC’s Delia Rickard discuss the particular issues women have with money and what women can do to make their money work better for them.

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Last updated:
28 February 2017
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