Money

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Christmas comes early - prices slashed on new cars

Christmas comes early - prices slashed on new cars

OVERSTOCKED dealers are struggling for sales so December shapes up as a great time to buy a new car.

Wed 5 Dec 2018

Franking credit crunch hardest hit will be in the middle

Franking credit crunch hardest hit will be in the middle

IF THE ALP comes to power and ­delivers on its threat to scrap cash rebates on franking credits, what could you do?

Tue 4 Dec 2018

Interest rates to hold at record low 1.5pc

Interest rates to hold at record low 1.5pc

The Reserve Bank board will keep rates at a historic low 1.5 per cent when it meets for the last time in 2018 on Tuesday.

Mon 3 Dec 2018

The money trap: the cost of buying now to pay later

The money trap: the cost of buying now to pay later

THE meteoric rise of the buy now pay later industry is influencing our spending habits - and leaving younger Australians with a fresh source of debt.

Thu 29 Nov 2018

Wills Day to shed light on your final wishes

Wills Day to shed light on your final wishes

TOO many seniors don't have a will, have an outdated, incomplete or ambiguous will, or aren't too sure anymore where to find the will they made.

Grandfather gone fishing after winning Oz Lotto

Grandfather gone fishing after winning Oz Lotto

A DECEPTION Bay grandfather will be packing up the rods and heading out to exotic fishing locations after reeling in division one in the Oz Lotto Draw.

Wed 28 Nov 2018

Questions that made bank boss fire up

Questions that made bank boss fire up

NAB chairman Ken Henry has openly scoffed at star lawyer Rowena Orr during a “shocking” exchange at the royal commission.

Mon 26 Nov 2018

Help your super shine by getting to know it better

Help your super shine by getting to know it better

THE end of the year can be a cash squeeze. But it's also a good opportunity to take stock, and budget permitting, grow your super.

Fri 23 Nov 2018

Boss gives herself ‘ridiculous’ $466m payday

Boss gives herself ‘ridiculous’ $466m payday

SHE paid herself $466 million last year, making her one of the world’s richest bosses. This is the “unacceptable” way she’s made billions.

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Banks warned: ‘Our economy will suffer’

Banks warned: ‘Our economy will suffer’

THE head of the Reserve Bank has issued a warning to Australia’s banks, saying their response to the royal commission could have dire consequences.

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