Money

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Proof buying first home ‘isn’t impossible’

Proof buying first home ‘isn’t impossible’

Hugo Da Silva and Bindi Cormack bought their first home in Sydney after saving for less than a year. Here’s how you can do it too.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Aussie’s $900k holiday nightmare

Aussie’s $900k holiday nightmare

In a tragic instant, a couple’s dream holiday was ruined. And to make matters worse, the bills kept piling up to an astronomical amount.

Aussies committing billions in fraud

Aussies committing billions in fraud

Shock research reveals a huge number of Australians are committing billions in serious fraud — probably without knowing it.

Sun 9 Dec 2018

How mates made $1m in a year

How mates made $1m in a year

Jane Da Silva and Peta Wessell saw a gap in the market and decided to have a crack. Now they’re running a million-dollar company.

Australia’s self-inflicted downward spiral

Australia’s self-inflicted downward spiral

If house prices continue to plummet and Aussie keep their wallets shut, the Reserve Bank may have no choice but to take a drastic step.

Sat 8 Dec 2018

Pay $30k extra to sell your home

Pay $30k extra to sell your home

Thinking of selling your home? As the market cools, here’s why you may have to fork out tens of thousands of dollars extra to get a sale.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

The secret to becoming a millionaire

The secret to becoming a millionaire

A self-made millionaire has spent the past year researching how people get rich. And he’s come across an astounding common trait.

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.

Lance Armstrong’s insane Uber windfall

Lance Armstrong’s insane Uber windfall

The disgraced cyclist has revealed the stunning amount of money he’s made after getting in on the ground level with the ridesharing app.

Arrest sparks global market panic

Arrest sparks global market panic

Jittery traders have been spooked by a high-profile arrest that has sparked fears of a renewed trade war between the US and China.

The risky holiday Aussies are taking

The risky holiday Aussies are taking

We all love to experience new things when we travel overseas, but now some of us are taking things too far. And there’s a human cost.

Wed 5 Dec 2018

‘How house prices could fall 50pc’

‘How house prices could fall 50pc’

House prices collapse, Australia plunges into recession and a $300 billion bailout is needed to save the banks. Here’s how it could happen.

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.

I ditched my Qantas card and this is better

I ditched my Qantas card and this is better

When she set out on her overseas trip, she thought she was devoted — but then this traveller found a cheaper, more convenient alternative.

Australia’s most eye-watering rental postcodes

Australia’s most eye-watering rental postcodes

Think your rent is expensive? Spare a thought for the folks living in Australia’s most unaffordable postcodes.

Mon 3 Dec 2018

Why your pay packet is not going up

Why your pay packet is not going up

THE economy is ticking along nicely and unemployment is low, yet many Aussies are not seeing their wages increase. Here’s who to blame.

How your pay compares to other Aussies

How your pay compares to other Aussies

IF YOU have wondered how your pay compares to other Australians, some key figures have been released showing what we all earn.

Sat 1 Dec 2018

Couple reveals honeymoon disaster

Couple reveals honeymoon disaster

This clumsy couple had high hopes for a dream trip but after a series of mishaps, they finally accepted the cold hard truth.

Meet the footy star who now tackles property flips

Meet the footy star who now tackles property flips

IF all you want for Christmas is a new home, ex AFL player turned property flipping pro, Jamie Charman, may just have the perfect present.

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Barefoot Investor’s tips for parents this Christmas

Barefoot Investor’s tips for parents this Christmas

Cash-strapped Australians should adopt these Barefoot Investor strategies to avoid a Christmas spending blowout.

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