Money

Mon 29 Apr 2019

Any investments should pass the pub test

Any investments should pass the pub test

AN INVESTMENT doesn't have to be complex to be good, and if you're about to tip money into something, make sure it passes the pub test.

Wed 24 Apr 2019

Five ways to make sure your retirement finances are in order

Five ways to make sure your retirement finances are in order

The job's finished, retirement looms ... how to make the dollar go as far as possible is the next big question. Savvy has a few tips that might help.

Mon 22 Apr 2019

Learn how to make better use of your household wealth

Learn how to make better use of your household wealth

YOU may not feel particularly well-heeled, but the total wealth of Australians stacks up to a tidy $9,784 billion.

Tue 16 Apr 2019

Lessons to learn on way to successful entrepreneurship

Lessons to learn on way to successful entrepreneurship

WHICHEVER title you want to use - silverpreneur, olderpreneurs, seniorpreneur or simply entrepreneur - these seniors are growing into an economic force.

Thu 11 Apr 2019

New diamond crusted key ring to cost more than $750,000

New diamond crusted key ring to cost more than $750,000

Owning a supercar isn’t exclusive enough for some of the world’s most wealthy who can now choose these extravagant accessories to stand out from the crowd.

Mon 8 Apr 2019

Super growing past 65 now easier

Super growing past 65 now easier

WHEN it comes to super, the news from the 2019/20 Federal Budget is all good - the latest changes will make it easier for older Australians to grow their retirement...

Hidden secrets: What Budget didn’t say

Hidden secrets: What Budget didn’t say

Promises of “tax cuts” and “wages growing” are just financial sweeteners. Here’s what the new Budget will actually look like.

Thu 4 Apr 2019

Messy family feud behind Aldi fortune

Messy family feud behind Aldi fortune

A scathing will left by the Aldi matriarch criticises her kids’ extravagant lifestyles as not fitting with the supermarket’s frugal ways.

Wed 3 Apr 2019

$850 million hole in new-car market as conditions bite

$850 million hole in new-car market as conditions bite

The car industry has had a horror start to the year, but that’s good news for new-car buyers as dealers are desperate to move metal.

2019 Budget boost for businesses to write off $30k vehicles

2019 Budget boost for businesses to write off $30k vehicles

Proposed changes in the 2019 budget encourage small businesses to update their fleets. Here are some of the best vehicles eligible for the plan.

Tue 2 Apr 2019

How one man makes $20k by 'AirBnB' style use of is car

How one man makes $20k by 'AirBnB' style use of is car

Making use of this common item which is only in use four per cent of the time could pay for your rent or your next holiday.

Mon 1 Apr 2019

Find out the newest data danger which is proving lucrative

Find out the newest data danger which is proving lucrative

THERE was a time when crooks made off with television sets or jewellery but these days, they focus on far more transportable stuff.

Thu 28 Mar 2019

How Aussies can enter $1bn lotto

How Aussies can enter $1bn lotto

A little-known company is offering Aussies the chance to take part in tomorrow’s $1 billion US Powerball draw despite a government crackdown.

Mon 25 Mar 2019

One week until $2400 ‘lazy tax’ kicks in

One week until $2400 ‘lazy tax’ kicks in

On April 1, nearly half of Aussies will be in for a rude shock which could cost them thousands — unless they act now.

Knowing when Super actions are illegal

Knowing when Super actions are illegal

If you can't tick all these boxes, a professionally run super fund may be a better option for you.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Widowed single mum left homeless

Widowed single mum left homeless

IN 2018, Stephanie and Ryan Stevens were delighted to receive the news they were going to become parents for the first time.

Brit ex-pats in battle to get pension upgrade

Brit ex-pats in battle to get pension upgrade

JIM Tilley feels ripped off, but he's not leaving it at that. He's fighting to see all British ex-pats in Australia know the legalities of the UK age pension.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Could your home be a financial lifeline in retirement?

Could your home be a financial lifeline in retirement?

AUSTRALIA'S retirees are sitting on an estimated $500 billion in home equity but the options for using this resource are tightening up.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Buying a used car: avoid these traps

Buying a used car: avoid these traps

Buying a second hand car can be fraught with dangers but if you follow these steps you could save big dollars.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

One million Aussies working two jobs

One million Aussies working two jobs

New figures reveal that one million Australians are working two jobs to cope with rising livings costs and stagnant wages.

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