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How the 2014 Federal Budget will affect you

We take a look at how the 2014 Australian Federal Budget could affect you. Everyone Medicare co-payment – For most Australians this will mean the end to free GP visits with most having to pay an extra $7 on each

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How to send money overseas

With the world getting smaller and more people travelling and living overseas, it is becoming common for people to send money out of the country. There are two common ways to transfer money overseas: Telegraphic Transfer Draft

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External transfers – where does your money go? (secrets revealed)

Have you ever wondered what happens to your money once you transfer it? I am sure you have used internet, phone or mobile banking to make a transfer to another financial institution. But have you ever wondered what happens to

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