Planning for the future
See the range of advice, topics and resources to help you find the right information to plan your future and long-term financial wellbeing.
Experiencing an emergency?
For urgent help see the Department of Communities and Justice crisis numbers and helplines.
Life stages and events
Find information, support and guidance to help make financial decisions that are right for you.
Life events — information and support that outlines your options, entitlements and obligations to help you manage life's major events with ease and confidence.
Starting and growing a family —a guide to help start or grow a family with information on services and support for those who are having a baby, parenting young children, or wanting to adopt a foster child.
Register a birth —information on how to register a birth and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander births.
Schooling — a guide to help children starting public primary or high school, including information on selecting a school, enrolments, financial support and other services.
Jobs and career — information on returning to work, getting your first job, changing careers or advice and support if you lose your job.
Living in NSW —a guide for people living in NSW and are renting, buying or renovating a property, want to find somewhere new to live, or who need emergency accommodation.
Serious illness and injury — a guide for people who have a serious injury or chronic illness with information on support services, financial help for living and medical expenses, your rights and responsibilities at work, emotional support and more.
Relationships and money — know your financial and legal responsibilities and where to get help if you need it.
Getting divorced or separating —how to sort out your finances when you separate or break up.
Financial Information Service — a free service that can inform and educate you about financial matters.
End abusive relationship: Stay in your home —find out what you can do, helpful services and resources to end an abusive relationship but stay in your home.
Women in Business — a free online program to learn about starting or growing a micro or small business.
The Women NSW Business and Entrepreneur Network Facebook Group — connect with other women in business and find support and mentoring opportunities.
Support for businesses— support options and government requirements to start or grow a business in NSW.
Business Planning —business structures/types, business plans, intellectual property, industry information, and a step by step guide to starting a business.
Register your business —how to get an Australian Business Number (ABN) for your business.
Growing your business — get independent business advice, practical insights and business skills training on a range of topics for your small business. Advice is available in English, Mandarin, Arabic, Vietnamese, Korean or Cantonese.
Council help for home businesses — information on requirements, where to go for support, and a helpful guide for getting started.
Business and trade licences — information to help you run your business and be a licensed tradesperson.
Business Toolkit for Indigenous Women — aims to inform and inspire Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in their aspirations to be successful businesswomen.
Young Farmers Business Program — opportunities for women in rural and remote NSW to help improve their business skills.
Rural Women’s Award — supports women’s contribution to primary industries and rural communities by providing financial assistance, mentoring, resources and support.
Create NSW’s Arts and Cultural Funding Program —funding opportunities for arts and cultural organisations, professional artists and arts/cultural workers.
South West Arts Funding —funding for people in the arts.
Workplace health and safety — the basics for getting started on making your workplace safe.
Planning your retirement — a guide for people in NSW who are planning to retire. It can help you manage your money, decide where to live and find support services.
Guide to decision-making when someone dies —here is a guide that can help you make decisions when someone dies.
Funeral assistance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people — find out about funeral assistance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Call 1800 647 487.
Life Insurance Calculator — estimate how much you might need.
Investing in your financial future
Learn more about how superannuation works including Self-Managed Super Funds (SMSF) and what you can do now.
Investor journey —your investment journey can start at any time. Build your knowledge with the Investor Journey Toolkit.
First time investors —first time investors can get started on their investing journey today with free resources.
ASX Sharemarket Game—play the share market game to learn more about shares.
Superannuation Calculator —find out your estimated super balance at retirement.
How super works —find out how super works, including Self-Managed Super Funds (SMSFs) and finding lost super, and what you can do now.
Super Guru —independent information on how to understand and grow your superannuation.
Insurance through super —a financial safety net through your super.
Australian Taxation Office information on super —find reliable information on super and tax, including how to find your lost super.
Explore the Women’s Financial Toolkit
Everyday money matters
Explore a range of resources to help plan everyday spending, savings tips and advice, and ways improve your present and future financial wellbeing.
Help with unexpected issues
It's important to get help quickly if something happens unexpectedly to your finances. See the range of support services that are available.