Money

Tue 9 Jul 2019

Make $200 a week recycling

Make $200 a week recycling

Container deposit schemes are multiplying across Australia, giving consumers a chance to boost their incomes through recycling.

Mon 8 Jul 2019

How to turn your tax refund into $30k

How to turn your tax refund into $30k

The average Aussie tax refund is just over $2500. But if you follow this piece of advice, you could end up with much, much more.

Millions of Aussies hanging out for pay day

Millions of Aussies hanging out for pay day

THE number of people living in precarious situations that could send them broke in just weeks is huge, and the problem is only getting worse.

Sun 7 Jul 2019

Why side hustles are a tax minefield

Why side hustles are a tax minefield

MILLIONS of Australians who run small businesses or have side gigs in the sharing economy can’t escape the taxman’s gaze. Here’s what you need to know.

Fri 5 Jul 2019

Huge cost of dying in Australia

Huge cost of dying in Australia

MANY Aussies feel that funerals are getting more expensive every year, but there is one major mistake people are making that is sending costs soaring.

Income tax cuts: what happens now

Income tax cuts: what happens now

Millions of people are set to benefit after the Coalition’s income tax package was passed in parliament. Here’s how to get your refund.

Thu 4 Jul 2019

When you’ll actually get your $1080

When you’ll actually get your $1080

ScoMo’s tax handout could be passed today — meaning millions of us are about to get a nice cash boost. Here’s what you need to know.

ECONOMY FEAR: Retail spending is dead in the water

ECONOMY FEAR: Retail spending is dead in the water

RETAIL spending rose 0.1% in May, missing expectations of a 0.2% rise. Will ScoMo's Rudd-like stimulus be enough to save his economy?

No plans to increase Newstart: Morrison

No plans to increase Newstart: Morrison

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has no plans to increase Newstart other than sticking to its six month indexation.

Wed 3 Jul 2019

‘$971k a day’: Big banks’ rate rip-off

‘$971k a day’: Big banks’ rate rip-off

The big four are laughing all the way to the bank, raking in nearly $1 million a day by not passing on the full RBA rate cut.

RBA chief issues desperate warning

RBA chief issues desperate warning

The Reserve Bank has taken the extraordinary step of calling on the government to intervene as the Australian economy nosedives.

Tue 2 Jul 2019

RATES SLASHED: RBA cuts cash rate to 1 per cent

RATES SLASHED: RBA cuts cash rate to 1 per cent

THE RBA has cut the official cash rate for the second month in a row to a fresh record low of 1 per cent.

Best way to spend Frequent Flyer points

Best way to spend Frequent Flyer points

MORE than half of us have a Qantas Frequent Flyer card and is affected by the airline’s recent changes. Here’s how to maximise your points-earning power.

Mon 1 Jul 2019

TAX TIME: Common car-related tax mistakes

TAX TIME: Common car-related tax mistakes

The Australian Taxation Office is putting car related tax expenses under the microscope this year. Here is some things you can and can’t claim.

RBA tipped to make another cut

RBA tipped to make another cut

The RBA is widely expected to deliver the first back-to-back interest rate cut since 2012 this week and set a new record low cash rate of 1 per cent.

Sat 29 Jun 2019

World’s most exclusive credit cards

World’s most exclusive credit cards

Some are embedded with diamonds, some are only available to members of a royal family. These are the most exclusive credit cards.

Riding high in Lexus's ultimate luxe limo

Riding high in Lexus's ultimate luxe limo

Sit back, put your feet up and relax ... this is business-class travel on the road in the Lexus LS500.

Mon 24 Jun 2019

How to get ahead of tax time

How to get ahead of tax time

TAX time is fast approaching and these are the things you need to do now to get organised.

Fri 21 Jun 2019

First release of new sports car gone in 15 minutes

First release of new sports car gone in 15 minutes

It is one of the most highly anticipated new cars of the past decade but there is bad news for Aussie buyers.

Wed 19 Jun 2019

'Brilliant' idea set to vitalise Lockyer

'Brilliant' idea set to vitalise Lockyer

The gift cards will only be available to local businesses, allowing shoppers to use the value on the card at any participating store in the region.

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