Money

Sat 21 Apr 2018

One in five Aussies have no cash savings to fall back on

One in five Aussies have no cash savings to fall back on

FINANCIALLY-challenged Australians are cutting it fine with their finances and leaving themselves with no buffer if something goes wrong.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Five worst revelations from Banking Royal Commission

Five worst revelations from Banking Royal Commission

THE shocking behaviour of Australia’s banks has been dragged into the spotlight. Here’s what we know so far.

Guardian angel: Man wins Powerball off late dad’s numbers

Guardian angel: Man wins Powerball off late dad’s numbers

A SYDNEY man’s father made him promise to keep using his lottery numbers after he passed away. Last night, they paid off.

How we all pay for our dodgy banks

How we all pay for our dodgy banks

IF you think the appalling behaviour of banks doesn’t affect you, you’d be wrong. We are all going to feel the pain.

Centrelink goes after Aussies with welfare debts

Centrelink goes after Aussies with welfare debts

THE government is cracking down on welfare cheats, giving Australians one month to start paying back the $900m debt or risk copping interest charges.

CBA less popular than tax man

CBA less popular than tax man

COMMBANK’S reputation has been so trashed by a series of scandals that the public now like the lender even less than they do the taxman.

Legal battle brewing over Possum Magic $2 coins

Legal battle brewing over Possum Magic $2 coins

They were supposed to be a touching gesture to celebrate the work of beloved children’s author Mem Fox — but the fallout has become massive.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Blatant money grab: Fuel prices could hit three-year high

Blatant money grab: Fuel prices could hit three-year high

FILL up now. Fuel prices could hit a three year high in the coming days if profiteering petrol stations continue the way they are going.

Banking for Aussies just got worse

Banking for Aussies just got worse

JUST when you thought it couldn’t get any worse, banking executives have this week made some seriously bad admissions.

Woolies fail exposes bigger risk

Woolies fail exposes bigger risk

WOOLIES customers went home hungry when its software melted down. But the error highlights a “pattern of failure” putting us all at risk.

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