Money

Thu 20 Sep 2018

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

‘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.

Increase the dole to boost Bundy economy by millions: Report

premium_icon Increase the dole to boost Bundy economy by millions: Report

LIFTING Newstart allowances by $75 a week would generate a multi-million dollar economic boost for the Bundaberg region, a new report claims.

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

Dead people charged life insurance

Dead people charged life insurance

AMP has charged $1.3 million in life insurance premiums to more than 4600 dead people through their superannuation.

Qld climate scientist gets his power bill to under $2

premium_icon Qld climate scientist gets his power bill to under $2

CLIMATE Scientist Simon Thompson has managed to bring his power bill down to almost zero thanks to clever energy usage.

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.

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