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.

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Investment property 101

Property can be a rewarding investment.

Learn more about finding the right investment property, and what to consider.

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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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Male and female emergency service workers

Can a bank be responsible?

Where does your money go?

Make sure your hard-earned money isn’t funding businesses who don’t have the world’s best interests at heart.

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Tips for a scam free holiday

An acute bout of food poisoning isn’t the only thing you need to worry about while you’re out exploring the world!

Consider these handy tips for staying cyber safe when preparing for your next holiday.

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Should I get a car loan?

Decide which finance option is best suited to you

The recommendation by Australian Securities and Investment Commission’s MoneySmart is to make sure you shop around and do your research first.

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Girls in bush wearing harnesses and helmets taking turns to climb log ladder at Yarramundi NSW

The girls are on fire

Encouraging more women to fire and emergency services

One intense week, bush survival, fire extinguishes and rescue simulations—just another day at the Girls Fire and Emergency Services Camp.

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