Starting a family brings with it a range of budget considerations – taking time off or leaving work (mum or dad) and the cost of caring for your new arrival – require some careful consideration before the the Stalk arrives. The Australian Government has a number of initiatives in place for families – here a…

Having a child is the most life changing thing we’ll ever go through. Time – and what we do with it – priorities, money and many other things seem to change overnight. One of the challenges women face when starting a family is how to adjust to one income, as well as the sense of…

It’s no surprise there are a multitude of books about starting a family adorning the bookshelves of Australia. There are numerous things to consider, and while it is an exciting life step, getting your ducks in a row plays a big role in maximising your enjoyment when your little one arrives. It’s also no surprise…

Just like any major commitment, planning can mean the difference between becoming parents with minimal financial stress, or a lot. If you’re thinking about starting a family, here are a few financial things to think about: Double income to single If things feel tight now, just wait until the baby arrives. For parents intending on…

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