The Siren

The Siren is your helpful resource for life’s important issues, such as finance, education, property and travel.

The Siren

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

A couple sit at the kitchen table using a laptop, working out what is tax deductible as a firefighter.

Tax tips for firefighters

What can you claim as a firefighter?

When the end of financial year rolls around, here’s what you can claim as a result of your firefighting duties.

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A close up image of a hand placed on the handle of a new car door, ready to open it.

The right car loan option for you

Looking to buy a new car?

We’re here to help you choose the best option. 

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5 tips to prepare for tax time

Are you ready for tax time?

Thinking about what you'll need to complete your tax return? We've got five tips to get you started.

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A young defacto couple completing their tax return with a tax agent

Tax for defactos

10% of Australians fall into the defacto category

Wondering what the rules are at tax time for defacto couples? 

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A man sits on the floor f his living room using personal finance banking apps on his phone.

Top 3 Personal Finance Apps

Take control of your finances with tools at your fingertips

Here are three money management apps to help you manage all aspects of your personal finances.

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Two first home buyers lie on a bed with documents to help them purchase their first property.

Our first home buyers checklist

Setting first home buyers up for success

Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make, so we’re here with a checklist to make things easier. 

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