An introduction to learning about 'online' money and personal administration ranging from seeking balances on line; online banking transactions; buying online; creating and using My.Gov.au digital services and budgeting.
Confident internet browsing skills are required to benefit from the links in this package.
Money I - Banking Online
Westpac On-line 'How To' Banking Videos suggested by Margaret Jenkins provide simple instructions on how to manage your accounts with Westpac. This information is transferable to the other major banks, for example, Commonwealth, NAB and ANZ.
Money II - Buying Online
The first rule in any online buying is to nominate an account in which you retain a limited balance - never use the account which contains your life savings! Topics covered include:
PayPal While there are some online sellers which only accept credit/debit/other account information, many online sellers offer PayPal. PayPal is a service which avoids each individual seller you deal with having access to your account information. You will need to register an account when you set up PayPal (remembering to use an account with limited funds)