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Bank chat reveals shocking home loan advice

A CHAT log has revealed a CBA sales agent offering some truly terrible financial advice to a first homebuyer, delivered with a smiley face.

Pint-sized publisher: 8yo girl world’s youngest mag editor

Eight-year-old Roxy Downs from Sydney who has been named the youngest magazine editor in the world.

8 year-old Aussie girl sets world record as youngest ever magazine editor

Survey reveals trucking second most deadly job

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: the scene of the double fatality two-truck collision on the Gwydir Highway on Monday.

Trucking second most dangerous job in Australia, survey finds

'COFFIN SWAP': Funeral director reveals what happened

Tony Hart of Harts Family Funerals.

"We apologise profusely for our mistake and the distress...''

Solar firm wound up over debt claims

Two companies said the solar power installation firm owed them money. (File photo)

Companies say Wide Bay solar firm owes nearly $89,000

Australia’s deadliest jobs revealed

Jobs in agriculture are among the most dangerous in the country. Picture: Andy Rogers

Work in these professions? You’re more likely to die on the job

BUSINESS COLLAPSE: ‘I had to empty my kids’ accounts’

Former Michel's Patisserie franchisee Robert Verni.

Robert Verni says he was forced to empty his kids’ bank account

Darrell Lea’s $200 million treat

Kylie Hone of the Darell Lea Park Beach Plaza shows the store is still very much open.

THE 90-year-old Aussie confectionery maker Darrell Lea sold for $200 million

The shocking rise of financial abuse involving wills

A GOLD Coast woman and her elderly mum walked into lawyer Marie Fedorov’s office. Alarm bells immediately started ringing.

Noel Whittaker says don't get beached by dream purchase

Be careful if you're thinking about buying a holiday house, warns Noel Whittaker

Noel Whittaker warns about holiday houses

Aussie kids scored $1.1b these holidays

The ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ hands out more than $368 million during the Christmas holidays. Picture: iStock

AUSSIE kids have been raking it in thanks to the “Bank of Mum and Dad”.

How to avoid a debt trap

A stressed couple trying to work out how to manage their bills and household finances.

There are simple ways to ease money pain in 2018

New changes to how Australians bank their cash

Technology will play a key role in changing the way we bank this year.

It’s banking, but not as we know it: the big changes coming in 2018

Welfare cheats pocket billions in undeserved payments

Centrelink and Medicare offices at Dalby.

Families were overpaid the most at $1.2 billion in family tax benefits

Bitcoin ‘will come to a bad end’

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway.

Billionaire Warren Buffett warns the recent bitcoin mania won't end well

Facebook news feed change wipes billions off value

Mark Zuckerberg’s decision to change the way Facebook operates people’s news feeds has cost him $3.3bn, with his personal net worth dropping by 4.4 per cent.

CES 2018: Best tech gadgets on the planet

Samsung’s new giant 146-inch TV can be used to create a ‘wall-sized’ display. Picture: John Locher/AP

Here’s the best of the world’s largest tech convention

Motorists could face ‘human-controlled car’ tax

A olvo driverless car

There'll be a price to pay in the future, according to company leader

The sex app easier than ‘using a condom’

The way we have sex may be about to change.

A new consent app some say is revolutionary while others call it offensive

New postcode restrictions for home loans

HOME loan lending with the nation’s largest bank is about to get harder.

Building your prosperity through property

People like investing in something they understand - everyone lives in a property - plus you can see, touch and perhaps even drive past the asset you own.

The three simple investing principles you have to know

OPINION: Fixation with coal starting to look like socialism

Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison pictured holding a piece of coal during House of Representatives Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, in February.

Honestly, what is up with our politicians' preoccupation with coal?

How to stop losing 'easy' sales

15/07/02 110966 Building industry, tradesmans toolbelt. Photo Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

There are things you can do to stop losing easy sales

Madness that allowed foreign workers a foot in the door

Sparks fly as a sheet metal worker fabricates a piece of mining equipment at Mastermyne Engineering.   Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

That is what the 457 visa program had become - a madness

OPINION: Super changes to impact thousands

The government's changes to superannuation could potentially impact almost anyone currently contributing to or drawing from a superannuation account, such as those working and retired.

Do you understand how the new rules will affect you from July 1?

Amazon to launch $5 a month music service

AMAZON is about to launch their new smart speakers in Australia, which are capable of singing Waltzing Matilda, ordering pizzas and — yes — commenting on sport.

Uber $150 ‘cleaning fee scam’

An Uber driver charged Sydney customer Ebony the maximum $150 cleaning fee for a mystery mess she says she did not make.

Uber customer Ebony has warned of a “cleaning fee scam’

Meet the Gladstone man paid to play video games

THE ENTERTAINER: Video game streamer Matt Gregory with his streaming set-up.

Matt Gregory is a popular online streamer.

CES 2018: The smarter, sharper tech coming your way

Tech firm LG is expected to show off the world's largest 8K OLED television screen at the Consumer Electronics Show this year.

Star Trek doors, folding phone screens and infra-red hair dryers