Money

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Legal battle brewing over Possum Magic $2 coins

Legal battle brewing over Possum Magic $2 coins

They were supposed to be a touching gesture to celebrate the work of beloved children’s author Mem Fox — but the fallout has become massive.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Blatant money grab: Fuel prices could hit three-year high

Blatant money grab: Fuel prices could hit three-year high

FILL up now. Fuel prices could hit a three year high in the coming days if profiteering petrol stations continue the way they are going.

Banking for Aussies just got worse

Banking for Aussies just got worse

JUST when you thought it couldn’t get any worse, banking executives have this week made some seriously bad admissions.

Woolies fail exposes bigger risk

Woolies fail exposes bigger risk

WOOLIES customers went home hungry when its software melted down. But the error highlights a “pattern of failure” putting us all at risk.

Cash-strapped Aussies relying on credit

premium_icon Cash-strapped Aussies relying on credit

CASH-deprived Australians are running short of money for food and everyday expenses and have no savings to fall back on, alarming new statistics show.

One-time money guru 'depressed' after ProphetMax scandal

One-time money guru 'depressed' after ProphetMax scandal

Glitzy seminars led to tears after investors sent money to rogue traders

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Things to do before July 1 to save money

Things to do before July 1 to save money

THE end of financial year is fast approaching and if you want to save money, these are things you can do now to maximise your savings.

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Jamie’s Aussie dream over

Jamie’s Aussie dream over

TWO years ago the celebrity chef saved his Australian restaurants from the brink of collapse. This time he hasn’t been so lucky.

Secret way into the property market

Secret way into the property market

WANT to get into the property market but can’t save up enough for a deposit? Fractional investing may be for you, as David Koch explains.

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Why aged care begins at 50

Why aged care begins at 50

AUSTRALIANS are unwilling to plan for the most vulnerable stage of their lives — aged care — and it could be costing them dearly.

Aussies waste thousands annually on loose spending

Aussies waste thousands annually on loose spending

AUSTRALIANS are urged to watch their discretionary spending as money can be quickly frittered away.

Sat 14 Apr 2018

OUT OF CONTROL: Secret forces behind high house prices

OUT OF CONTROL: Secret forces behind high house prices

WHILE we’ve been calling on the government to do something about out-of-control house prices, more powerful forces are pulling the strings.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

One in three have no home loan buffer

premium_icon One in three have no home loan buffer

DESPITE a period of record low interest rates, many Australians have put their homes at risk because of the lack of buffer on their mortgage repayments, the Reserve...

Thu 12 Apr 2018

Meet the new owner of Pat Rafter’s house

Meet the new owner of Pat Rafter’s house

THE man who bought Pat Rafter’s jawdropping beach house for $15.2m would have had to sell over 1.4 million of his classic burgers to match the price.

Bunnings challenges development

Bunnings challenges development

The fate of the a massive housing estate in Brisbane’s north west is on the line with hardware giant Bunnings appealing against its approval by Brisbane City...

What to think about before going guarantor

What to think about before going guarantor

IT MIGHT seem like the right thing to do, but being guarantor on a loan for a loved one can ruin finances and families.

Wed 11 Apr 2018

‘I turned $15k into $6 million’

‘I turned $15k into $6 million’

EXPENSIVE cars, beautiful women and wads of cash everywhere; Timothy Sykes is living the dream and has no time for the lazy or “haters”. Here’s his trick to getting...

Why you shouldn’t save your annual leave

Why you shouldn’t save your annual leave

IT’S quite common for employees to “hoard” their annual leave hoping it will make a nice payout. Here’s why that’s a bad idea.

Tue 10 Apr 2018

Union reveals XXXX ‘threat’ ahead of strike

premium_icon Union reveals XXXX ‘threat’ ahead of strike

FOUREX Brewery workers will walk off the job again tomorrow in their continued campaign over job security, the use of contract workers and a disputed claim that the...

House prices to ‘fall another 5pc’

House prices to ‘fall another 5pc’

THERE is “good reason to be concerned” about a crash as Sydney and Melbourne house continue to fall.

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