Money

Fri 14 Dec 2018

What to study to ensure your uni degree pays off

What to study to ensure your uni degree pays off

These are the top study paths to get an excellent return on your investment.

Are your Christmas gifts actually safe?

premium_icon Are your Christmas gifts actually safe?

Most of us blindly believe there are legal requirements to ensure what’s for sale has passed safety tests. We couldn’t be more wrong, writes Jane Fynes-Clinton.

The shocking truth about credit card rewards

premium_icon The shocking truth about credit card rewards

Points-hungry Christmas shoppers chasing credit card rewards are being warned to think twice about using plastic after new figures revealed piddling returns.

Aussie’s $62k Bali heartache after horror scooter crash

Aussie’s $62k Bali heartache after horror scooter crash

Far from Kuta’s busy roads, in reasonably quiet Canggu, Amethyst Chrystal thought it would be safe to ride a scooter. She was wrong.

‘Fame and image’ tax crackdown targets celebs

premium_icon ‘Fame and image’ tax crackdown targets celebs

Australian celebrities, athletes and high-profile influencers, such as bloggers, will be targeted in a “fame and image” tax crackdown.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Pensioner statistic that rang alarm bells

premium_icon Pensioner statistic that rang alarm bells

The Federal Government has launched a crackdown on pension rorting after becoming aware of a glaring discrepancy involving elderly Australians living overseas.

Gympie a $2m lotto hotspot, and you could be the next winner

premium_icon Gympie a $2m lotto hotspot, and you could be the next winner

Queensland buyers claimed "more than $179 million” in prize money from a combined 94 division one prizes.

OPINION: Clearing up confusion on the cashless card

premium_icon OPINION: Clearing up confusion on the cashless card

GENUINE curiosity led me to the website of the Department of Social Services to find out for myself some more information about the Cashless Debit Card.

How mum saved $30k in one year

How mum saved $30k in one year

Aussie mum-of-two Olivia White used some simple hacks to save tens of thousands of dollars in 12 months. Here’s how you can do it too.

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Worrying sign: Australia’s lost $145b

Worrying sign: Australia’s lost $145b

Australia had $145 billion shaved off its housing wealth this year — that’s $8900 per Aussie. It could be a sign of even worse news to come.

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