Sugar deal sweetens the tooth for Valley mills

Story Published: 4 Jul 2015

THE recent Sunshine Sugar-Manildra deal has already led to a major export deal with a Japanese company.

Deal, Exports, Finance, Sugar

Top five excuses to not plan for future & why they're wrong

Story Published: 26 May 2015

I AM often asked to talk about financial affairs but I’m never asked about the people who avoid their financial future.

Finance, Money Management

Safe as houses: Property's not necessarily safe investment

Story Published: 5 May 2015

I AM greatly in favour of property investments under the right circumstances.

Finance, Investment, Property

NZ dollar may breach Aussie if RBA cuts cash rate

Story Published: 7 Apr 2015

THE New Zealand dollar traded near parity with the Australian dollar and may break through A$1 should the RBA cut its cash...

Australian Dollar, Currency Market, Finance, New Zealand Dollar, Trade

The problems with relying on the bank of mum and dad

Story Published: 6 Apr 2015

ASK a parent how far they would go to support the financial aspirations of their children.

Banking, Finance, First Home Buyer, Housing, Loans, Parenting, Property Market, Real Estate

Report proposes negative gearing compromise

Story Published: 11 Jun 2015

NEGATIVE gearing should be abolished for investment in existing housing, but kept for new homes to help supply more...

Finance, Housing, Negative Gearing

Man trying to crowdfund €1.6bn to bail out Greece

Story Published: 3 Jul 2015

With Greece's government and its European creditors hitting loggerheads, one 29-year-old from Yorkshire has come up with a...

Business, Crowdfunding, Debt, Debt Crisis, Editors Picks, Euro, Finance, Greece, Offbeat

Half of all Aussies are racking up credit card debts

Story Published: 29 May 2015

MORE than 50% of Australians have some form of credit card debt, new research has revealed.

Credit Card Debt, Debt, Editors Picks, Finance, Money, Mortgage Choice, Personal Finances, Saving

MP slams council for focusing on CSG instead of finance

Story Published: 8 May 2015

COAL seam gas is not even mined in the Lockyer Valley, but it continues to ignite fights between the region's state MP and...

Csg, Finance, Ian Rickuss, Lockyer Valley, Lockyer Valley Regional Council, Mining

RBA keeps interest rate at 2.5% for 16th month

Story Published: 2 Dec 2014

THE Reserve Bank has left interest rates on hold at a record low 2.5 per cent for the equal longest period since the...

Business, Finance, Interest Rates, Money

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