Money

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

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.

CBA admits ‘unacceptable’ failures

CBA admits ‘unacceptable’ failures

NEW CommBank CEO Matt Comyn has warned there are difficult times ahead as his institution faces up to a series of “unacceptable” failures.

Mon 9 Apr 2018

How much more you’ll pay for water

premium_icon How much more you’ll pay for water

HOUSEHOLD water prices could rise for the next two years in certain council areas under new bulk water charges recommended to the State Government

Track your spending habits to save

Track your spending habits to save

BANKING customers can now track their savings steps in real-time to help them fatten their pool of stashed cash

Sat 7 Apr 2018

North Queensland sugarcane farmers brace for rough ride

North Queensland sugarcane farmers brace for rough ride

Predictions that the bad times will roll on into 2019

Wed 4 Apr 2018

'Extraordinarily bad policy': Labor backflip not enough

'Extraordinarily bad policy': Labor backflip not enough

THE Easter Bunny arrived a few days early this year for around 300,000 low-income retirees.

Tue 3 Apr 2018

How that cafe coffee a day could cost you $71,000

How that cafe coffee a day could cost you $71,000

IF you knew your daily cup of coffee was costing you in excess of $70,000, would you break the habit?

Sports tourists bring in big bucks for Clarence Valley

Sports tourists bring in big bucks for Clarence Valley

THE hockey championships are expected to bring in $1.17 million in tourism revenue over three days.

Thu 29 Mar 2018

Uber just got a whole lot cheaper: Sharing the rideshare

Uber just got a whole lot cheaper: Sharing the rideshare

RIDE-HAILING app Uber is about to launch a new service in Australia and it will mean users can take trips for half the price.

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