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Restaurateur feeling chipper about his newest plan

A MACKAY businessman will return to his roots when he opens a new fish and chip shop in the city centre

The Coast man taking the music industry by storm

Taran Croxton has started a Cloud-based online music management system which connects venues to artists without the need to pay for a manager.

They say necessity is the mother of invention

DEADLINE: Kimberley Kampers told to pay employees, creditors

Kimberley Kampers has gone into voluntary administration.

The Ballina business has been given two months to pay

Furious local’s viral spray at Adani activists

A generic image of a man shouting. Source: Thinkstock

Protesters were left “shaking” after a confrontation with a troll

Apple battery scandal: You weren’t ‘paying attention’

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook, centre, poses for a selfie with customers during the debut of the iPhone X. Picture: Justin Sullivan

The tech giant has apologised for deliberately slowing down iPhones

Bitcoin bloodbath gets ‘vicious’

Aussie banks are reportedly blocking customers attempting to buy cryptocurrencies like bitcoin,

Bitcoin crashed hard, and there was another impact few saw coming

Internet savages new Nintendo product

Nintendo has made it possible to own a house.

Nintendo probably didn't expect such a bad reaction

Bank chat reveals shocking home loan advice

A CHAT log has revealed a CBA sales agent offering some truly terrible financial advice to a first homebuyer, delivered with a smiley face.

Noel Whittaker says don't get beached by dream purchase

Be careful if you're thinking about buying a holiday house, warns Noel Whittaker

Noel Whittaker warns about holiday houses

Aussie kids scored $1.1b these holidays

The ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ hands out more than $368 million during the Christmas holidays. Picture: iStock

AUSSIE kids have been raking it in thanks to the “Bank of Mum and Dad”.

How to avoid a debt trap

A stressed couple trying to work out how to manage their bills and household finances.

There are simple ways to ease money pain in 2018

New changes to how Australians bank their cash

Technology will play a key role in changing the way we bank this year.

It’s banking, but not as we know it: the big changes coming in 2018

Welfare cheats pocket billions in undeserved payments

Centrelink and Medicare offices at Dalby.

Families were overpaid the most at $1.2 billion in family tax benefits

Bitcoin ‘will come to a bad end’

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway.

Billionaire Warren Buffett warns the recent bitcoin mania won't end well

Solar firm wound up over debt claims

Court orders Wide Bay solar power firm wound up after two companies said they were owed tens of thousands of dollars

Facebook news feed change wipes billions off value

Facebook announced major changes to its newsfeed.

Mr Zuckerberg, who started Facebook in 2004 at age 19, still owns 17%

CES 2018: Best tech gadgets on the planet

Samsung’s new giant 146-inch TV can be used to create a ‘wall-sized’ display. Picture: John Locher/AP

Here’s the best of the world’s largest tech convention

Motorists could face ‘human-controlled car’ tax

A olvo driverless car

There'll be a price to pay in the future, according to company leader

The balance of time

OUT of all the challenges in business, finding a good work/life balance still seems to remain as one of the greatest of all.

New postcode restrictions for home loans

The Commbank has announced a range of changes to make it tougher for borrowers.

Home loan customers will be forced to come up with fatter deposits

Preparing your business for Rally fever

RALLY REVENUE: Opportunity is knocking for local businesses as rally time nears.

Kennards Hire Rally takes over the Coffs Coast from November 16-19

Number crunching business improvement

Financial rationale made Coffs Harbour Council 'fit for the future.'

Creative estate judgement

Do you have a legal question for solicitor Manny Wood?

Legal Hypothetical with solicitor Manny Wood

'Something badly wrong' with govt offer to retiring worker

Christoph Schnelle recently had a client who had to choose between a $400,000 lump sum or $37,000 pension for life from their government employer.

Pension choice angers business columnist Christoph Schnelle

Using secret audio recordings as evidence

The Greek Goddess of Justice, known as Themis.

What grounds are there to use recordings in courts

Amazon to launch $5 a month music service

AMAZON is about to launch their new smart speakers in Australia, which are capable of singing Waltzing Matilda, ordering pizzas and — yes — commenting on sport.

Uber $150 ‘cleaning fee scam’

An Uber driver charged Sydney customer Ebony the maximum $150 cleaning fee for a mystery mess she says she did not make.

Uber customer Ebony has warned of a “cleaning fee scam’

Meet the Gladstone man paid to play video games

THE ENTERTAINER: Video game streamer Matt Gregory with his streaming set-up.

Matt Gregory is a popular online streamer.

CES 2018: The smarter, sharper tech coming your way

Tech firm LG is expected to show off the world's largest 8K OLED television screen at the Consumer Electronics Show this year.

Star Trek doors, folding phone screens and infra-red hair dryers