FPA offers free advice

As part of Financial Planning Week, the Financial Planning Association is offering a free advice hot-line for one week. The line will open on Wednesday May 28 and run from 10am to 5pm. The number to ring is 1800 626 393.
Financial planners will answer questions on issues such as investments, budgeting, superannuation, savings plans, retirement planning and estate planning.

The FPA has also released a booklet for children entitled “Dollarsmart”, which covers how to start making money through budgeting, planning, credit and debit, insurance, careers and investments. The booklet can be downloaded from the FPA's web site at www.fpa.asn.au.