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National

National

Financial Consciousness Test: Find Out How Great Are You With Your Money

3 min read

Talking about money makes many people run for the hills, but avoiding it may mean you're getting ripped off.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Teen Dies Protecting Little Sister During Home Invasion

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

News

News

'Daylight Robbery': Aussies Being Ripped Off Of Hundreds Of Millions In Super

2 min read

Dodgy bosses are holding on to the super of one in three Australian workers, according to a new report released on Thursday.

National

National

Why PayPal Is Being Investigated For A Potential Breach To Financial Crime Laws

3 min read

Financial crime watchdog AUSTRAC has ordered an independent audit of PayPal, amid concerns over the online payment service giant's compliance with money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws.

News

News

Millions Of Aussies Don't Have Any Emergency Savings

4 min read

Half of Australia's population don't have any emergency funds to fall back on in the event of a personal financial crisis, and experts warn the problem is about to get worse.

National

National

'A Fundamentally Corrupt, Immoral System': Concerns Over $10,000 Cash Limit

5 min read

And at least one expert warns the legislation -- which would see transactions of $10,000 or more punishable by up to two years in prison- - is an attack on people who want to avoid the banks for privacy reasons.

The Project

The Project

Robert De Niro Sues Ex-Employee Who Watched 55 Episodes Of Friends At Work

1 min read

Robert De Niro’s loan-out company is suing an ex-employee who watched hours of television on company time and charged thousands on questionable expenses.

The Project

The Project

Young Australians At Risk Of Lower Living Standards Than Their Parents

1 min read

A newly released report examines the Aussie generation gap.

News

News

Markets Tumble As Recession Signs Spook Investors

1 min read

There have been big falls on Wall Street as recession fears gripped the market.

Career

Career

'Financial Waste' Is Costing Aussies: How Many Of These Money Mistakes Are You Making?

5 min read

There’s no denying it: life is expensive. From paying the rent or mortgage, to the rising cost of electricity, phone bills, internet and medical bills – the expenses just keep coming.

National

National

Mortgage Brokers Slam 'Nonsensical' Investigation Into Industry

5 min read

A 'money-hungry' and 'commission-driven' culture in mortgage broking has been uncovered in a new investigation, but industry professionals have hit back.

Kate Iselin

Kate Iselin

Sex Work Is Real Work, So Let Me Pay Tax

6 min read

Like millions of other Australians, Belinda* had set up an appointment with an accountant to get her tax done.

News

News

Everyone's Favourite Online Shopping Option Afterpay Is Being Investigated

2 min read

Buy now, pay later service Afterpay is being audited after financial intelligence agency AUSTRAC ordered an external investigation of its compliance with anti-terrorism and money laundering laws.

Career

Career

The Barefoot Investor Shuts Down A Man Who Called His Financial Advice 'Irresponsible'

4 min read

There's a group of loyal Aussies who worship at the altar of 'Barefoot Investor' Scott Pape, running around with cards marked 'splurge' and putting their money into neatly defined buckets.

World

World

Bank Puts Top Economist On Leave Over 'Chinese Pig' Comments

2 min read

Global investment bank and financial services provider UBS has placed one of its leading economists on leave after comments he made sparked outrage in China and calls for a boycott.

News

News

Aussies Urged To Check Super Before July 1 Shake-Up

3 min read

New super reforms will come in on July 1, but many people know nothing about it -- or how it will affect them.

Features

Features

Is Your Super Supporting Unethical Industries?

4 min read

Guns, gambling and tobacco – just some of the industries being supported by Australia’s $2.7 trillion superannuation industry.

Life

Life

The Simple Formula You Need To Start Saving Money For Your First Home

4 min read

First things first -- is it actually possible for a young person to buy their first home?

Life

Life

How To Save $16K A Year Without Really Noticing

2 min read

Simplifying your spending could actually be the key to saving big bucks this year.

News

News

New Research Shows Why Having Kids Doesn't Make Some Parents Happy

3 min read

Having children could reduce your happiness and it's all about the bottom line, according to new research.

Love

Love

Turns Out Getting Hitched Is Still The Main Way For Women To Get Rich

2 min read

Marrying a wealthy spouse is still the main way for women to get rich, a new study has revealed.

National

National

More Aussies Getting 'Payday Loans' Due To Running Out Of Money Before Next Pay

3 min read

New figures show more debt-stressed home owners and renters are turning to "payday loans" from non-bank lenders.

National

National

AMP Worker Admits Stealing Customers' Identity Documents

2 min read

Hot on the heels of being shamed at the Banking Royal Commission, AMP is facing a new scandal, with a former worker admitting he stole customers identity documents.

Politics

Politics

Inquiry Underway As Loan Sharks Target Stressed 'Back-To-School' Parents

2 min read

Broke parents struggling to find the cash to send their kids back to school are being targeted by loan sharks.

Life

Life

Here's How To Finally Save Some Money Like A Proper Adult

3 min read

Too spendy? Yep, January can be a hell of a time for managing your money.

Life

Life

This Is How You Deal With Splitting The Bill

2 min read

Can you nitpick over a glass of wine or do you have to suck it up (regardless of who had the rest of the bottle)?

Lee Smales

Lee Smales

The Bitcoin Bubble Has Burst But How Far Will It Fall?

8 min read

Nearly 170 years before the invention of Bitcoin, the journalist Charles Mackay noted the way whole communities could “fix their minds upon one object and go mad in its pursuit”.

Life

Life

Yes It's Awkward But Here's How To Talk About Money

3 min read

It's time to stop being uncomfortable about cash.

Jim Stanford

Jim Stanford

The Easy Way To Fix Our Big Banking Fraud

6 min read

Australians have been transfixed and infuriated by shocking revelations from the Royal Commission into the financial services industry.

National

National

Why People Aren't Buying Houses (Apart From The Money Thing)

3 min read

It's no secret why Australians are struggling to buy a home: house prices have skyrocketed and wages have stagnated.

National

National

How One Aussie Mum Is Teaching Her Kids The Value Of Money

3 min read

"It's so they get an idea that there is a value in earning money."

Life

Life

Outsource Your Life And Win Back Some Time

6 min read

Money can't buy time...or can it?

National

National

Salim Mehajer Properties Raided

2 min read

Financial authorities have stormed properties across Sydney linked to the controversial former Auburn deputy mayor.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Would You Give Your Parents Your Pay And Ask For Pocket Money?

3 min read

This woman did and guess what happened next.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Winning Ways To Get Paid What You Deserve

3 min read

Simple steps to negotiate your dream wage.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

How to Max Your Tax Without Breaking The Law

4 min read

Sneaky ways to get more coin from the ATO

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Considering a Career Change? Do This First

3 min read

And pay attention to what happens next