Money

Thu 19 Apr 2018

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Thu 5 Apr 2018

It's a workers' market...

It's a workers' market...

MACKAY'S low unemployment rate has resulted in an employees' market, where people will jump ship for a paltry 50 cents

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?

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.

Wed 28 Mar 2018

Queensland Lottoland ban 'for the best'

Queensland Lottoland ban 'for the best'

A Lottoland ban is set to be the best outcome for Queenslanders after legislation was introduced to ban the service and similar lottery websites.

Tue 27 Mar 2018

Aussies’ ‘terrifying’ super errors

Aussies’ ‘terrifying’ super errors

AUSTRALIANS are facing a “bleak” future with billions missing from our super accounts due to rorts - and our own mistakes.

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