Banking holidays, Christmas holidays and some other special financial dates are now over for Australia.
Here are some things to do ahead of the next wave of bank holiday money crunch that will hit the country:Bank holidays:All major banks will observe bank holiday periods.
If you’re in one of the banks in Australia’s major cities, you can withdraw cash from ATMs or check accounts in advance of bank holidays.
It’s also possible to spend cash from your savings account on a range of purchases, including groceries, gifts, clothing and food.
You can also buy things with cash and credit cards.
However, the last of the big banks will not be operating as usual.
This means the banking holiday period is over for banks in Melbourne and Sydney.
Other banks and credit unions that operate out of Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth will be operating normally.
The big banks that are still operating will have to open up for business.
The Federal Government is also expected to lift the retirement age, which is currently set at 67 for women and 70 for men.
This will mean more money for those on low incomes.
The Age understands a significant number of workers, including those on fixed incomes, will have more cash available to spend.
But there is also the risk of some big companies cutting back on their spending to make up for the increased cash available.
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