Money

Mon 20 May 2019

Current rate war benefits borrowers

Current rate war benefits borrowers

THE RBA may have kept the official cash rate on hold in May but behind the scenes, banks are taking the axe to home loan rates – and borrowers are the winners.

Thu 16 May 2019

Aussie dollar plunges to ‘crucial’ low

Aussie dollar plunges to ‘crucial’ low

The Australian dollar has fallen below a crucial benchmark, which could see prices of just about everything skyrocket for consumers.

Mon 13 May 2019

Avoid these three money danger zones

Avoid these three money danger zones

NEW research highlights three key weak spots that could damage our financial wellbeing.

Fri 10 May 2019

Huge savings: Best new car deals revealed

Huge savings: Best new car deals revealed

The slow down in Australia’s new car market has led brands to take drastic action to get customers through the door with huge savings on offer.

Mon 6 May 2019

New superannuation protections from July

New superannuation protections from July

IT CAN be frustrating to have money sitting in super, only to find it gets eaten away by fees and charges over time.

Thu 2 May 2019

Crazy price paid for classic Aussie Torana muscle car

Crazy price paid for classic Aussie Torana muscle car

Classic Aussie performance cars always fetch big bucks, but you haven’t seen one like this before. And another heritage number plate sells for huge money.

Tue 30 Apr 2019

Free money? ‘Crazy’ tax loophole offering cash handout

Free money? ‘Crazy’ tax loophole offering cash handout

There’s a sneaky way you can score a taxpayer-funded cash handout — but most Aussies have no idea how the loophole works.

Three questions most people can’t answer

Three questions most people can’t answer

Just seven per cent of people were able to answer all three of these “simple” questions in what’s being described as a “dangerous” study finding.

Why Jaguar says you’ll get paid to drive your car

Why Jaguar says you’ll get paid to drive your car

Your driving data is important and Jaguar Land Rover wants to pay you for it. And the company will use it in a surprisingly worthwhile way.

Mon 29 Apr 2019

Leading agencies call for raising the Newstart rate

Leading agencies call for raising the Newstart rate

FOR 25 years the Newstart rate hasn't been lifted by the Federal Government which is why the Raise the Rate campaign is in full voice ahead of the May election.

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.

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