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  Last year Australians spent an estimated $642 billion on living costs – including $8 billion on beauty and a mere $2 billion on education. According to an infographic from MoneySmart we’re also spending a major slice of our wages on alcohol, cars and gadgets. If you’re one of the few who are spending money on books over Botox, you could be saving as you spend by using your pre-tax dollars to do so.* Self-education expenses, publication subscriptions and professional membership fees can all be salary packaged; so basically you can pay for your educational expenses before income tax is applied Read More