Should life be this hard?

Have you ever tried to change your bank, electricity supplier or phone/internet provider? Why is it just so hard? A couple of years back I heard a theory that banks aspire to have multiple relationships with their customers. They work on the philosophy that the more relationships (i.e. accounts) a person has ...

The things I wish I knew then

Way back on 12 December 1967, I started my first job - with the princely salary of $1,589 per annum. Fresh out of school and with the dream of becoming an accountant, I started working for the Australian General Insurance Company, part of Mercantile Mutual Insurance. Their un-air-conditioned offices were at 117 ...

Rent Assistance – Am I eligible?

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What is Rent Assistance? According to the Guide to Social Security Law: “Rent Assistance is a supplementary payment added on to the pension, allowance or benefit of income support recipients and low-income families in the private rental market, in recognition of the housing costs they face.” Put simply, it is an additional payment ...

 

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