Tax on loans varies and can bite hard

Clearing up the confusion about home loan accounts with a line of credit or redraw facility and offset accounts

'Techno-tantrums': How to raise kids in a digital world

Dr Kristy Goodwin helps modern parents, educators and health professionals understand what young children, aged 0-12 years really need to thrive in a digital world.

Balance is the key to navigating kids online use

Aldi worker's act of kindness rescues grandfather

An Aldi worker has helped a 75-year-old grandfather work out how to use his new iPhone.

Telstra forced to apologise after giving 75-year-old little help.

New tool could boost internet speeds

NBN trialling diagnostic tool which takes aim at wiring faults

Minister responds to call to dissolve Ipswich council

Ipswich City Council Administration Building and Council Chambers.

Minister addresses calls to sack Ipswich council

Ipswich ratepayers to fork out $2.4M for land purchase

The Ipswich City Council has approved the acquisition of this Ellenborough Street parcel of land from QR as the future site of the Ipswich Performing Arts Centre.

Council moves to buy land for development

73 kids in one room at new Mackay childcare

Michael (holding Connor Hain) and Suzi McEachern, Early Childhood teacher Alison Christian, mum Natalie Hain and Lucy and mum Jess and Zahlee Rozynski at the Moreton Drive Early Learning Centre.

New out of the box childcare centre for Mackay

'$3.5m saving over 25-year period': USQ seeing the light

New solar panels are lowered onto the roof of USQ's Springfield campus. (Inset) Large sections of rooftops at Ipswich and Springfield are now harvesting solar power.

It will reduce electricity costs and cut down on daytime consumption

Don't be surprised: New $10 note to make debut

GET ready for the newest generation banknote which will go into circulation in Australia tomorrow.

New $10 note could be in your wallet tomorrow

The new $10 note.

It has cutting edge technology to protect against counterfeiting

Diversify to keep investments safe

The US stock market is one way of diversifying your investments.

Diversification is a weak spot for many investors

A FATHER of three who drowned trying to help another dad sav

retail spending growth has picked up in recent months despite a drift downwards in consumer sentiment.

A FATHER of three who drowned trying to help another dad sav

Tax system offers cream for some

The interest on a home loan will not be tax-deductible while the holder is living in the property, but if they vacate the home and rent it out they can then claim interest and other outgoings as a tax deduction.

Using the tax system to your advantage makes great sense.

Saving money made simple for pensioners

SAVING MONEY: John Scarborough says people should grow as much food as they can, and that lettuce, silverbeet and herbs are good crops to start with.

Local shares how he makes pension go further

Fifth biggest bank may be near you

Research by comparison site Mozo shows that one in three Aussie parents have helped their adult children buy a first home.

This bank has lent $65.3 billion to help Aussies buy a home

Not enough USB ports? This could be the answer

IT’S one of the bugbears of modern laptop and desktop computer users.

$100K boost to help Ipswich innovation to the next level

Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch.

It's a potential solution for hazardous materials installed globally

The iPhone 8 feature that is actually a downgrade

The iPhone 8 has a smaller battery.

The iPhone 8 battery isn't as big as its predecessors

Why your iPhone isn't made to last

People are using the iPhone’s Airdrop feature for some shady stuff.

Class action brings out revelations about 'touch disease'

Building your prosperity through property

IT'S no secret us Aussies love to invest in property, but no matter what type of investor you are there are three simple investing principles you have to know.

OPINION: Fixation with coal starting to look like socialism

Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison pictured holding a piece of coal during House of Representatives Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, in February.

Honestly, what is up with our politicians' preoccupation with coal?

How to stop losing 'easy' sales

15/07/02 110966 Building industry, tradesmans toolbelt. Photo Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

There are things you can do to stop losing easy sales

Madness that allowed foreign workers a foot in the door

Sparks fly as a sheet metal worker fabricates a piece of mining equipment at Mastermyne Engineering.   Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

That is what the 457 visa program had become - a madness

Company tax cuts just one aspect

Government senators seem happy with themselves during a debate on the Company Tax Bill on March 31.

Are the benefits worth it in the long term?

OPINION: Super changes to impact thousands

The government's changes to superannuation could potentially impact almost anyone currently contributing to or drawing from a superannuation account, such as those working and retired.

Do you understand how the new rules will affect you from July 1?

iPhone X: the epic fail of its biggest feature

DOROTHY of Oz once said there was no place like home and Apple today confirmed it.

Bad news if you want the iPhone X

A leaked image of the iPhone 8 has shown a fresh design.

Rumours continue to swirl that the iPhone will be dogged by delays

Supercars, Xbox One in search for Australia's fastest gamers

Forza Challenge will be contested online in September and October

DJI Spark drone is child's play to fly

EASY: Getting great footage with the DJI Spark is very easy thanks to a good stabilised camera.

My 13-year-old son was flying it in minutes