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Overdrawn accounts baffles customers in bank error

If you checked your bank account earlier today and noticed you were missing some money you are not alone. In...
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19 Feb

Baby Boomers digging into retirement savings to help their kids buy houses

We’ve all heard stories about some Baby Boomer parents helping their kids out to buy their first home. But as...
Money
19 Feb

Insiders' tips for finding, and keeping, a great financial adviser

As a home finance manager with Westpac, David St Pierre convinced cash-strapped older Australians to borrow against their homes to...
Money
19 Feb

Property investors appear safe from tax hikes ... for now

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has poured cold water on a report in the Australian Financial Review that the government planned...
Money
17 Feb

Plea to stop convicted murderer Gerard Baden-Clay from getting wife's money

The father of murdered Brisbane woman Allison Baden-Clay wants to make sure her husband doesn’t get a cent from her...
Money
16 Feb

FactCheck: Is Australia on track to have the oldest pension age in the developed world?

  Malcolm Turnbull is … increasing the pension age to 70 – meaning that Australia will have oldest pension age...
Money
15 Feb

This retail investor favourite has some good news today

Commonwealth Bank has some good news today for its big crowd of retail investors: a record profit for the first...
Money
15 Feb

Get ready for a tax hike if our welfare cuts fail, Treasurer warns

The government has threatened to hike taxes if its $5.6 billion in welfare cuts don’t get passed by the Senate....
Money
15 Feb

Nick Xenophon calls for end to superannuation "rip-off"

As you would no doubt be aware the government made a raft of changes to the superannuation rules during the...
Money
14 Feb

This may sting a little! Your health premiums are going up . . . again

Half the population is about to see another hike in their private health insurance premiums, but the government is calling...
Money
10 Feb

Property investors 'shouldn't sweat big bank's crackdown'

Property investors shouldn’t freak out just because the nation’s biggest bank has turned off the tap on buy-to-let mortgages. Although...
Money
10 Feb

That's a lotto reasons for this farmer to celebrate

How often do you buy a lotto ticket? When you do, do you ever really think you could win the...
Money
8 Feb

Worried you won't have a comfortable retirement? Here's what you can do

The data is in and it’s not pretty for Australia’s hopes of a self-funded retirement  –   under a quarter of...
Money
8 Feb

One pitfall you need to avoid when managing your own super

Self-managed super funds (SMSF) have plenty of plus-points: a bigger investment choice, the ability to use gearing, and even potentially...
Money
8 Feb

Australia's cheapest, and priciest, cities for drivers

The cost of getting around is going up – at least, in every Australian city but one – and fuel...
Money
6 Feb

Council offers surprise discount for pensioners hit by new asset rules

One local authority has gone out of its way to lend a helping hand to pensioners left worse off under...
Money
5 Feb
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