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Politics

Politics

American Billionaires Want To Be Taxed More, Citing 'Moral Responsibility'

2 min read

A Facebook co-founder and a Disney heir are among a group of 19 wealthy Americans who want to pay more tax.

Career

Career

A Couple Who Paid Off Their $192K Debt Swear By The 'Cash Envelope System'

2 min read

Amanda and her husband Josh say they paid off their combined debts in three-and-a-half years and attribute it to the trick that helped them curb their unnecessary spending.

National

National

Israel Folau's Fund Raising Page Rakes In A Whopping $500,000

1 min read

Donors have poured more than half a million dollars into Israel Folau's legal fight against Rugby Australia, with the committed Christian pledging to "stand up for the word of God".

National

National

People Are More Likely To Return A Wallet With Cash In It: Study

2 min read

Would you return a lost wallet?

World

World

Teenager Allegedly Killed Her 'Best Friend' On Promise Of Million-Dollar Payout

1 min read

A teenager is accused of murdering her best friend after a man she met online promised her millions of dollars in exchange for photos of the act.

Tech

Tech

Facebook Confirms It Will Launch New Cryptocurrency

1 min read

Facebook is set to launch a cryptocurrency next year -- backed by the likes of Mastercard, Visa and PayPal -- which will allow people to move money from their smartphone.

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

Bar Bills Customer $16 For 'Touching Testicles'

1 min read

A receipt from a bar in Spain has attracted some attention after a patron was charged for a very unusual item.

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.

Jim Stanford

Jim Stanford

Making It Easier To Borrow Money Won't Ease One Of The Worst Debt Burdens In The World

5 min read

Just how strong is Australia’s economy really?

Updated

Updated

$1 Million Reward Over Murdered 16-Year-Old Girl

1 min read

Lee Ellen Stace was just 16 when she vanished.

National

National

High-Flying Hacks: How To Accrue Frequent Flyer Points Fast

4 min read

For those who fly a lot, it's easy to rack up frequent flyer points. But what about the more casual flyer? 

Celebrity

Celebrity

Jay-Z Is The First Rapper To Become A Billionaire

2 min read

He's got 99 problems but his bank account ain't one.

National

National

Australian Interest Rates Could Be Slashed To 0.5 Per Cent

1 min read

There are predictions the Reserve Bank of Australia will cut interest rates by a whopping one per cent through a series of four rate cuts over the next year.

World

World

MacKenzie Bezos Will Donate Half Of $36 Billion Fortune To Charity

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MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to charity.

Life

Life

The Surprising Ways Being Single Is Costing You Thousands Of Dollars A Year

3 min read

Despite lots of young people being happy to fly solo, there is a downside to that single status: your bank account. 

National

National

Gold Nugget Worth $100,000 Found In Shock Discovery

1 min read

One lucky person has struck gold.

Jim Stanford

Jim Stanford

Why Cutting Interest Rates Won't Juice The Economy

5 min read

The Reserve Bank of Australia issued its latest interest rate decision this week.

National

National

The Irresponsible Spelling Mistake On The New $50 Note

1 min read

Is there a typo on the new $50 bill? You can bet your bottom dollar there is.

The Project

The Project

All Hail Rock Band Queen, Who Are Now Richer Than The Actual Queen

1 min read

Step aside, Liz, there’s a richer Queen in town.

World

World

More Than $40K In Cash Fell Off A Truck, Now Cops Want It Back

1 min read

What are the odds of a cardboard box, stuffed full of cash, falling off a truck just metres ahead of you?

Cassandra Goldie

Cassandra Goldie

Why The Minimum Wage And Newstart Need To Be Lifted ASAP

4 min read

With Labor's election campaign focusing on wages, we're likely to hear "no one working full-time in Australia should live in poverty".

National

National

No-Work Wednesdays: The Company Eliminating Hump Day From The Working Week

2 min read

Hump-day. The bridge between the worst and best 48 hours of the working week. But how useful is it as a working day? One Australian app development company says not at all...

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Australia Has No Business Helping Rebuild Notre Dame

6 min read

Like most people yesterday, I watched as flames engulfed the Notre Dame Cathedral, overcome with shock, disbelief, horror and helplessness.

Finance

Finance

The Simple Reason So Many People Are Leaving Sydney

2 min read

Sydney has long been considered one of the most beautiful cities on the planet.

News

News

'It Was So Fast': CEO Shares Story Of Becoming Homeless At 12 Years Old

1 min read

An Australian chief executive has told her shocking story of homelessness in a bid to to raise awareness of the growing problem across the country.

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.

National

National

Lucky Bloke Wins $46 Million After Accidentally Buying Two Lotto Tickets

1 min read

A particularly lucky man from Melbourne is almost $50 million richer after accidentally purchasing two winning Oz Lotto tickets.

Celebrity

Celebrity

'Guns Drawn' By FBI During Dramatic Hollywood Arrest

2 min read

Sources claim 'Desperate Housewives' star Felicity Huffman was arrested at her home by seven agents with guns drawn.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Video Shows Lori Loughlin's 'Influencer' Daughter 'Didn't Really Care About School'

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The young YouTuber managed to secure sponsored deals for her college experience despite her mother's alleged massive bribes to get her into the University of Southern California.

Crime

Crime

Bribery Scandal: Hollywood Stars Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman Arrested

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Actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were among 50 people indicted on Tuesday in a widespread bribery scandal.

News

News

Robber Returns Money After Seeing Victim's Account Balance

1 min read

A thief with a sense of shame sheepishly returned money to a woman he robbed after seeing that her bank balance was at zero.

World

World

Here's Why It Costs Less Than $85 To Have A Baby In Finland

2 min read

Finland is consistently ranked one of the best places to be a mum and praised for its low infant and mother mortality rates, paid maternity leave and healthcare and daycare systems.

Love

Love

Bride-To-Be Slammed By Guests For Refusing To Provide Food On Wedding Day

1 min read

A woman has been publicly shamed by her bridesmaid for choosing not to provide any food at her upcoming wedding.

World

World

YouTube Puts A Stop To 'Anti-Vaccine' Channels Earning Money

1 min read

YouTube channels that appear to push anti-vaccination agendas will no longer earn money from advertisements.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Millennial Slackers Have Got Muffin Going For Them If They Won't Work For Free

5 min read

Let me tell you a story.

Bella Westaway

Bella Westaway

Maybe Millennials Just Don’t Want To Work At Muffin Break

5 min read

I was 15 when I started doing unpaid work.

National

National

Concerns Aussie Households Will Be Shortchanged By Mortgage Broker Changes

5 min read

Mortgage brokers claim customers will pay more for their home loans if the government enacts a controversial change -- as they will be forced to pay a fee for the service that the big financial institutions used to bankroll.

National

National

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

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

Richard Holden

Richard Holden

Why We Should (Carefully) Consider Paying Kids To Learn

5 min read

Over the past 15 years, we’ve seen a decline in the performance of Australian school students on international tests.

News

News

Lottery Winner Claims Prize In Scream Mask

1 min read

A Jamaican man who won nearly AU$1.7 million, wore a Scream mask to hide his identity.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Former 'Million Dollar' Vogue Model Living On The Streets

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Tech

Tech

Bizarre Case Of The Company That Can't Pay Its Customers Because Boss Died With Password

1 min read

The founder of a currency exchange in Canada who unexpectedly died last December appears to have taken the company's access to its encrypted funds with him. 

National

National

How The Banking Royal Commission Will Change Our Financial System

5 min read

So you're worried about the impact of the banking royal commission findings? We got experts to weigh in on what you should do.

World

World

China Is Legit Outing 'Deadbeats' Via An App

1 min read

China is developing a social credit system to help monitor the behaviour of it's 1.4 billion-odd citizens and it's now hit level insane. 

World

World

Reward Money Raised For Crime Information Will Be Donated To Kidnap Victim Jayme Closs

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Hormel Foods and its subsidiary said they will donate $25,000 ($AUD35,000) it had offered in reward money for information leading to Jayme Closs directly to the 13-year-old girl.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Shocking Moment A Car Hits A Baby In A Pram

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

National

National

Tigerair Flights Delayed And Cancelled During Pre-Australia Day Pilot Strike

1 min read

Thousands of passengers expected delays as they tried to set off on their Australia Day long weekend holidays a little early.

World

World

Italy To Pay Damages To Amanda Knox After Unfair Murder Trial

2 min read

Amanda Knox, who spent years in an Italian jail for the murder of fellow student Meredith Kercher, a crime she was eventually cleared of, did not receive a fair trial for a related charge.

National

National

Loud Sex Is A Bigger Problem Than Unpaid Rent For Young Australians

2 min read

A recent survey has revealed some of the issues facing young renters across Australia.

Love

Love

Yup, Aussie Weddings Are Getting More Expensive Every Year

3 min read

For Australian lovebirds, the cost of tying the knot is set to take an even higher toll on their bank balances.

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.

Chris Harrison

Chris Harrison

Stop Kidding Yourself, Money Can Buy Happiness

4 min read

The view from the Whitsundays is a treat this morning.

National

National

Petrol Pump Ploy: One In 20 Bowsers Short-Change Drivers

2 min read

Inspectors will be conducting an inspection into fuel pumps after some service stations were found to be short-changing consumers.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Parents Let Landlord Rape Daughter Instead Of Paying Rent

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Cathay Pacific Accidentally Sells First Class Tickets For Cheap... Again

1 min read

They've done it again.

National

National

Outrage After Shop Refuses Mum Paying $10 In 50 Cent Coins

1 min read

A woman trying to buy bread and milk at a service station using $10 worth of 50 cent coins has aired her anger on Facebook after she was refused service.

World

World

Cathay Pacific Mistake Sees $22,000 Tickets Sold For Just $965

1 min read

It was a deal too good to be true, but in this rare case, it was 100 percent legitimate. 

National

National

Some Of The Worst New Year's Eve Disasters, Dramas And Disappointments

4 min read

For most, New Year's Eve is all friends, food and fireworks. 

Life

Life

Some Easy Hustles To Make Money On The Side

3 min read

There are plenty of options out there, you just need to know where to look.

World

World

George H.W. Bush Sponsored A Filipino Child Secretly For 10 Years

2 min read

A charity has revealed former US president George H.W. Bush funded the education and meals for a Filipino child. 

World

World

Parents Spend Billions On Adult Children, Helping With Groceries And Bills

2 min read

From Ashton Kutcher to Bill Gates, there's a growing list of notable figures who say they will not be leaving an inheritance for their children.

National

National

Why Some Of Australia's Biggest Companies May Be Paying No Tax

4 min read

The release of a federal tax report has reignited outrage over whether large companies are paying their fair share.

Crime

Crime

Millions Of Dollars In Cold Case Rewards Left Unclaimed

6 min read

WARNING: Graphic content

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”.

World

World

Family To Be Fined Thousands For Mega Christmas Light Display

1 min read

A family's annual Christmas festivities have been halted prematurely as they enter a battle with officials.

National

National

Au Pairs In Australia Exploited By Families, Study Finds

2 min read

A new report has detailed a need to regulate the au pair market to prevent the exploitation of thousands of young women.

Comedy

Comedy

Mother-In-Law Charging Family $30 A Head For Christmas Lunch

1 min read

A mother has shocked her son and daughter-in-law when she asked them to pay £17 for Xmas lunch. The couple turned to the internet and the idea of a bill has people split.

World

World

If You're Willing To Move, We've Found A House That Will Cost You Pocket Change

1 min read

It's not exactly a homemaker's dream, but guys, TWO BUCKS.

National

National

Why Do We Pay For Name Changes On A Flight Booking?

2 min read

Often there are a number of obscure costs when it comes to air travel.

Crime

Crime

$1.2 Million Seized In Money Laundering Crackdown

1 min read

It was a dramatic, Hollywood-style arrest in the middle of Sydney that allegedly brought down a sophisticated money laundering syndicate.

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.

World

World

Details Emerge That Homeless Veteran Good Deed An 'Elaborate Scam'

1 min read

The couple who raised over $US400,000 for a homeless veteran have been slapped with criminal charges after their fundraising efforts now appear to be a money-making scam.

Life

Life

This Man Travels First Class Thanks To Point Hacking And Can Tell You How To Do It

5 min read

Let him tell you how to use those frequent flyer points for good (and how to get up the pointy end of the plane).

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Morrison's Money For The Pacific And Trump's Midterm 'Success'

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Good News

Good News

Get Paid Over $138 An Hour To Pat Puppies

1 min read

Seriously, quit your day job. This is not a drill.

Sport

Sport

Steve Smith Makes Young Rich List, But Guess How Far Back Our Top Female Athlete Is?

3 min read

Women's sport is on the rise, but the dollars sure don't show it yet.

National

National

Meet The Young Guns Who Cracked The 2018 Top 10 Rich List

3 min read

Fitness social media star Kayla Itsines is one of two women who made the top 10 of the Financial Review Young Rich List this year.

National

National

Check Out The New-Look $50 Note Now In Circulation

1 min read

The Reserve Bank of Australia released the brand new $50 note today.

World

World

This Good Drop Jumped To A Record-Breaking Price

1 min read

How much would you pay for a bottle of wine?

World

World

Buyer Goes Ahead With Purchase Of Shredded Banksy Painting

1 min read

The woman who bid more than $1.9 million for a painting by the mysterious British artist Banksy, which shred itself into pieces at the moment of the sale has gone ahead with the purchase.

National

National

Devastating Flow-On Effects From Record-High Petrol Prices

1 min read

Drivers across the country are feeling the squeeze at the bowser, with fuel prices at a four year high.

National

National

Blind People To Get First Feel Of New $50 Note With 'Raised Bumps'

1 min read

People who are blind or have low vision will be among the first in Australia to get their hands on the new $50 banknote with four raised dots along the edge.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

How To Live Like A High Roller In Vegas For Free

4 min read

We've heard the Vegas urban legend that if you gamble enough, everything is on the house. 

World

World

Call For Companies To Be Forced To Reveal Gender Pay Gaps

2 min read

Gender pay gaps will be made public under a federal Labor government the party announced on Sunday.

World

World

Jordan To Lead Palestine Aid After U.S. Pulls Plug

2 min read

United Nations Relief and Works Agency will now face a cash crisis.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Why You Need To Talk To Your Partner About Money

2 min read

Without raising your voice or storming out of the room.

World

World

FBI Warns Of International ATM Cash-Out Scheme

1 min read

Millions of dollars could be swiped from around the world in just a few hours.

News

News

What Happens To Couples When Women Earn More Than Men?

3 min read

'We we can survive arguments in a relationship, but we can't survive threats.'

Life

Life

The Single Biggest Enemy Of Your Money Revealed

2 min read

And it's not shoes. Who knew?

National

National

The Second Hand Economy: How To Make An Extra $4,000 A Year

4 min read

How to make 4,000 a year from your 'junk'.

Life

Life

4 Travellers Get Real About How Much Their Last Holiday Cost

3 min read

How does yours compare?

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."

Finance

Finance

How You Can Start Saving Today (Yes Even You!)

3 min read

Imagine having an extra $10K.

Career

Career

6 Super Weird Side Hustles That Are Making People Cash

1 min read

My internet history researching this story is going to get me fired.

World

World

Zuckerberg Loses Billions In Record Facebook Fall

1 min read

A whopping $120 billion was wiped off Facebook's market value.

National

National

Fairfax Media, Nine Announce $4 Billion Merger Deal

2 min read

The company will become one of Australia's biggest media players.

National

National

Aussies Tipped To Lose $100 Million to Scammers

3 min read

'Horrific' Australian losses to scammers.

National

National

Australia's Cheapest Cars To Own And Operate

1 min read

Queensland's most expensive car costs $22,000 a year to run with the cheapest coming in under $6,000.