Money

Sat 18 Aug 2018

'Megatrends' that’ll change where we put our money

premium_icon 'Megatrends' that’ll change where we put our money

HAVE you invested your money in the next ‘megatrend’? One fund claims to have identified six areas with big future potential.

LIQUIDATION: Court orders iconic pub to be wound up

premium_icon LIQUIDATION: Court orders iconic pub to be wound up

A $2.4 MILLION debt has thrust the future of one of Bundaberg's oldest hotels into uncertainty.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Woman denied job for refusing handshake awarded $6K compo

Woman denied job for refusing handshake awarded $6K compo

A MUSLIM woman has been awarded $6000 in compensation after she was denied a job for refusing to shake the interviewer’s hand.

Council’s call to give you road toll discounts

premium_icon Council’s call to give you road toll discounts

BRISBANE City Council has made an urgent request to Transurban to offer discounts to toll road users in a bid to help ease worsening traffic congestion.

Why earning $170k isn’t enough

Why earning $170k isn’t enough

STEF makes about $170,000 a year — but even with the addition of her husband’s income, the mum-of-two says it’s just not enough.

Special Queensland power price cuts on the cards

premium_icon Special Queensland power price cuts on the cards

TURNBULL Government MPs have found a way to dramatically reduce Queensland power bills in a bid to get the at-risk National Energy Guarantee through.

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Massive queues for $100 million Powerball

Massive queues for $100 million Powerball

AUSTRALIANS are queing up for a chance to win today’s life-changing $100 million Powerball draw with one-in-three people expected to buy a ticket.

Ripped off: Angry worker’s cruel pay discovery

Ripped off: Angry worker’s cruel pay discovery

SIVA had a job where breaking one simple rule would mean she instantly lost her job. But that was not the worst thing she discovered.

Heartbreak of farmer working for $2.46 an hour

Heartbreak of farmer working for $2.46 an hour

YOU’D think it could never happen in Australia. But somehow, this man is earning just a fraction of the minimum wage.

Don’t buy what you can’t afford

premium_icon Don’t buy what you can’t afford

CHRISTMAS shoppers racking up debt on buy now, pay later schemes are being warned they could face serious financial woes in the new year.

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