Income weakness to shake Australian economy in 2016

Story Published: 19 Feb 2016

WE WILL avoid a recession this year but Australia still faces troubled economic waters because of “income weakness” and...

Business, Business Confidence, Economy, Finance, Money

Smart bosses ignore gender

Story Published: 9 Jul 2015

ACCORDING to the Australian Human Rights Commission’s website, the pay gap between women and men is 17.5% right now.

Business, Finance, Gender, Opinion

VIDEO | It costs HOW MUCH to raise children?

Story Published: 5 Apr 2016

The age group that costs parents the most are “tweens”, or 9-11 year olds, who cost parents more than $1500 per month

Business, Editors Picks, Finance, Parenting

Optimistic on world share markets despite commodity slump

Story Published: 24 Feb 2016

THE poor start to 2016 by world share markets has continued into February, although I note the situation has improved a...

Business, Finance, Money, Share Market, Stockmarket, Sunsuper

OPINION: Being poor is part of studying

Story Published: 3 Mar 2016

BEING stone broke while studying at university or TAFE is a given.

Finance, Opinion, Study, University

EDITORIAL: Sit tight, don't panic over share markets crash

Story Published: 26 Aug 2015

EDITORIAL: THE sudden plunge in world share markets will have plenty of people nervous, particularly self-funded...

Crash, Finance, Share Market, Shares

Aussie retirement funds hit by China market crash

Story Published: 26 Aug 2015

THE Chinese stock market crash and the reverberations it set off across the globe have hit Australian retirement funds...

Dividends, Editors Picks, Finance, Market, Shares

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

Back on track: Recovering from the Christmas splurge

Story Published: 21 Jan 2016

WITH the nation’s credit card debt predicted to top $51 billion after the Christmas holiday splurge, households are...

Bills, Borrowing, Christmas, Cost-Cutting, Credit Cards, Debt, Electricity, Finance, Financial Advisor, Fox And Symes, Household Debt, Loans, Saving Money

Heads or tails, our coins have a remarkable history

Story Published: 28 Jan 2016

The earliest currencies used were English coins and Spanish dollars brought in with the First Fleet.

Banking, Finance, Suncorp

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