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Thinkbank covers information on the important issues in finance, education, property and travel. The articles are designed to be insightful, entertaining and informative.

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Tax tips for teachers

Wondering which teaching-related expenses are tax deductible?

It’s that time of year again—the countdown to tax time has begun. Ask any teacher and they will tell you that plenty of teaching-related expenses throughout the year come directly out of their own pockets. But which ones exactly are tax deductible?

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How to choose the right car option for you

Are you looking to buy a new car?

Here are some things to help you decide what the best option is for you.

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Defacto couple sitting with agent to complete tax

Filing tax when defacto

Find out what you need to consider

As a de facto, you need to provide extra information to the tax office, and you may also be able to save on your tax.

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Get prepared for tax time

Our guide to what you need for tax time

From lesson prep, to tax prep - here are a few things to help with your tax return.

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Best short winter breaks on a budget

Be kind to your wallet with our winter holiday suggestions

Here are our picks for great winter breaks on a budget.

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A couple sit on the couch in their home, reading documents to check their financial wellness.

How to improve your financial wellness

Reboot your finances with our simple tips

How can you improve your financial wellness? We’ve put together some tips to help you get started.

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