Money

Sat 13 Oct 2018

We spend just $50 a week on food

We spend just $50 a week on food

SAM and Eric have a tight grip on their monthly spend. Bringing in $62,000 between them, this is how they spend — and save.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Salvos target money worries with financial counselling

Salvos target money worries with financial counselling

The Salvation Army will bring its Moneycare service to the Clarence Valley on Wednesday. Find out how it can help you.

Netflix’s ‘crazy’ salary rule

Netflix’s ‘crazy’ salary rule

NETFLIX pays its staff such whopping salaries some describe it as “play money” — but there’s just one catch.

Facebook, eBay, Gumtree: How to make money selling online

Facebook, eBay, Gumtree: How to make money selling online

KYLIE Travers needed some extra cash. So she checked out a few key websites and then discovered an inventive way to make money.

Poor decisions costing Aussies thousands

Poor decisions costing Aussies thousands

LACK of action over important financial products is costing many Australians dearly. The trouble is, they know it.

ANZ chief ‘shocked’ by bank’s misconduct

ANZ chief ‘shocked’ by bank’s misconduct

THE chief executive of ANZ says he is “appalled” to learn through the banking royal commission of the bank’s behaviour.

Wall Street suffers second plunge

Wall Street suffers second plunge

THE ASX is bracing for another bloodbath after Wall Street shares extended their losses for a second day and Donald Trump attacked the central bank.

Bank bosses try to repair damage after shock admission

premium_icon Bank bosses try to repair damage after shock admission

GREEDY, complacent and too slow to fix problems — the bosses of the Commonwealth and Westpac banks yesterday admitted their institutions had to make changes.

How to claim back your lost super

premium_icon How to claim back your lost super

AUSTRALIANS have a massive pot of superannuation savings worth $17.5b waiting to be clawed back. Here’s how you can claim back your money in minutes.

Thu 11 Oct 2018

ASX plunges after US bloodbath

ASX plunges after US bloodbath

THE Australian market has plunged more than 2 per cent in early trading following a bloodbath on Wall Street overnight.

Drunk couple wake up $80k poorer

Drunk couple wake up $80k poorer

AFTER a dozen glasses of rum, a couple woke up on their honeymoon with a splitting hangover.

Fisheries patrol officers strike for a better deal

premium_icon Fisheries patrol officers strike for a better deal

Boating and Fisheries Patrol officers won't rule out further strikes to convince the State Government they want a better deal

Jetstar’s got $249 flights to Hawaii but this is better

Jetstar’s got $249 flights to Hawaii but this is better

Bali, Hawaii, Gold Coast ... our favourite holiday destinations are looking hotter than ever with this new sale. But it’s not only flights you can save on.

Tax cuts to come five years early

premium_icon Tax cuts to come five years early

MILLIONS of mum-and-dad businesses — including 645,000 in Queensland — will keep more of their money sooner under Scott Morrison’s election pitch.

Why your health cover will be axed

premium_icon Why your health cover will be axed

MORE than one million members will have their health insurance policies scrapped, forcing them to shift to new cover that could cost them more.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

How to get your $2000 back

How to get your $2000 back

COMMBANK has been hit with a major class action that could see hundreds of thousands of ripped-off customers get their money back.

House prices to keep falling until next Federal election

House prices to keep falling until next Federal election

Homeowners have been given some relief with a new report claiming the trend of falling house prices will only last until a key event next year.

CBA to refund ‘unauthorised fees’

premium_icon CBA to refund ‘unauthorised fees’

COMMONWEALTH Bank has promised to pay back “unauthorised advice fees” it charged dead customers and will also refund living customers who have been charged fees for...

Volkswagen achieves shock turnaround after Dieselgate

Volkswagen achieves shock turnaround after Dieselgate

DESPITE this brand’s two big scandals, customers keep coming back for more.

Reason you’re paying more for airfares

Reason you’re paying more for airfares

THERE’S a very good chance you paid more for your airline ticket than the person sitting next to you on the flight. This is the reason why.

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