Money

Thu 20 Sep 2018

Couple earns $150k but feel poorer than ever

Couple earns $150k but feel poorer than ever

DOUBLING your income to six figures might sound like a great idea, but this couple feels poorer than ever — and it has a lot to do with Sydney.

Dodgy Westpac doc reveals ‘fraud’

Dodgy Westpac doc reveals ‘fraud’

AN INTERNAL tracker document allegedly shows how Westpac staff committed “fraud” on an elderly couple.

Fake bank apps trick users

Fake bank apps trick users

SCAMMERS have tricked 1000 Australian customers of the ANZ and Commonwealth Banks to reveal their secret details after creating fake downloadable apps.

Easy way to save $622 a year

Easy way to save $622 a year

THIS website has helped about 1600 people shave an average of $622 off their annual bills — and there’s only a slight catch.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

$30m lottery win yet to be collected

$30m lottery win yet to be collected

ONE lucky Aussie is walking around with a $30 million winning lotto ticket in their pocket — and their location has been narrowed down.

‘Inviting a crash’: Ominous housing warning

‘Inviting a crash’: Ominous housing warning

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison has warned a popular idea to fix the housing market could actually cause a catastrophic crash.

How to pay down all your debts at once

premium_icon How to pay down all your debts at once

DEBT-laden Australians trying to pay off a mortgage and credit cards can pay down both at the same time. And it might be simpler than you think.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

How short shoppers save money

How short shoppers save money

BEING extremely short won’t help you at the theatre, the footy or on a basketball court, but it can pay off at the supermarket. This is why.

Aussies sick of paying for stingy mates

premium_icon Aussies sick of paying for stingy mates

AUSTRALIANS are fed up with footing the bill for their family and friends, with shocking research revealing a startling amount of us are out of pocket.

Wealthy parents’ ridiculous nanny demands

Wealthy parents’ ridiculous nanny demands

TWICE a week, about 11pm, Jeff Goldstein stretches out, turns on his spa playlist, lights a candle and gets a 90-minute massage — courtesy of his kids' nanny.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Why Aussie banks want to keep us in the dark

Why Aussie banks want to keep us in the dark

AUSTRALIAN banks were once a trusted financial institution by many, but they are not what they seem, writes Chris Urquhart.

Sat 15 Sep 2018

Millions splashed on Heron and Wilson Islands

Millions splashed on Heron and Wilson Islands

The upgrades are expected to lure more tourists to the island

‘It’s criminal’: How I lost $2246

‘It’s criminal’: How I lost $2246

WHEN Shireen Khalil received a letter, she was shocked to find what it said about her finances. You could be a victim of the same rip-off.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

Barefoot Investor’s dire warning for parents

Barefoot Investor’s dire warning for parents

YOUR kid is “not prepared”, the Barefoot Investor warns. Here’s the one piece of advice parents with young kids need to know.

Lauga appeals to LNP to intervene and help CQ businesses

premium_icon Lauga appeals to LNP to intervene and help CQ businesses

Mining companies slow to pay their bills are hurting locals.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Mayor hits out at 'fake news' blighting Adani coal mine

Mayor hits out at 'fake news' blighting Adani coal mine

Adani not going to be cowed and bullied, says Rocky mayor

Problem with ‘horrendous’ job ad

Problem with ‘horrendous’ job ad

A TWITTER user spotted a glaring — and illegal — issue with this job posting that’s now been slammed around the world.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Teacher rips into $80k whingers

Teacher rips into $80k whingers

THIS tutor says $23,000 a year is more than enough to live on and those who say otherwise are a pack of whingers.

'Australia simply can't afford people retiring at 65'

'Australia simply can't afford people retiring at 65'

SENIORS advocate Everald Compton controversially remains an enthusiastic supporter of retirement at 70 as politicians back down on the planned change in age.

Why we’re ditching savings accounts

premium_icon Why we’re ditching savings accounts

INTEREST rates for cash deposits are flatlining at record low levels despite home loan rate rises, prompting frustrated savers to avoid cash in the bank.

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