Money and finances
TrackMySPEND is a free, easy-to-use app that allows you to track your expenses. It was commissioned by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and won a Government Services Award at the 2013 Australian Mobile Awards. This app helps you to record the following types of expenses:
- Your weekly household budget
- Costs for special events like weddings or celebrations
- Work or travel expenses
- Snacks, drinks, takeaway, lunches and any other cash expenses that you find hard to record.
TrackMySPEND allows you to:
- Nominate a spending limit (per week, fortnight, month or year) and track your progress
- Separate 'needs' and 'wants' to identify opportunities to save
- Create 'favourites' so you can track frequent expenses
- View your expense history
- Add 'tags' to categorise expenses and set spending limits for each category
- Create expense reminders sent as text messages to your phone
- Auto-fill expenses based on past entries.
This app also allows you to:
- Have free data backup to prevent data loss
- Sync your profile and use on multiple devices
- Export data to a CSV file (for Excel, or other financial software).
Use TrackMySPEND to get a clear picture of your spending habits and gain control of your money.
Enterprise Network for Young Australians
ENYA is a not-for-profit organisation, run by young people for young people. One of the greatest barriers faced by young entrepreneurs is the inability to secure the support and financial assistance required when starting or growing a small business.
ENYA, with the support of the National Australia Bank (NAB), is committed to assisting you overcome these barriers and is proud to introduce the NAB Microenterprise Loan Program to young people. The program makes finance, business training and ongoing support available to young people to establish or expand a business.
For more information, visit Enterprise Network for Young Australians
Tax Help program
Tax Help is a network of community volunteers who provide a free and confidential service to help people complete their tax returns during tax time. Tax Help is suitable for people earning around $50,000 or less a year with fairly straightforward tax affairs.
For more information, visit Australian Taxation Office or click here to find out whether you need to lodge a tax return or if you are lodging a tax return for the first time.