The Value of a Dad

Last Sunday was Father’s Day in some parts of the world. The guys at were chatting about this in the office the other day, when a bit an argument broke out over just how much our dads do at home, and just what they’re worth (in purely monetary terms).

They asked their life insurance guys to look into this, and they used some data sourced by their partners at Legal and General to produce an infographic containing this data – and it turns out that  dads do about £24k ($37,150 AUD) worth of household work a year, as well as their day jobs!

Read on to see the graphic…

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Aussie High Interest Bank Accounts for Kids

At some point you will want to open a bank account for your kids. Whether it’s a place to put their pocket money because you don’t use much cash yourself, or they have a paper route that they are using to save for something special.
All of the big banks have special kids accounts that have reduced or no fees and high interest savings accounts especially designed for kids. Most of these accounts require a parent/guardian to operate the account on behalf of the child.
Here are the current high interest offerings from the major Australian banks

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