Money

Thu 28 May 2020

Bank boss: ‘Shocking set of numbers’

Bank boss: ‘Shocking set of numbers’

Australia’s Reserve Bank Governor has warned that ending the $1500 JobKeeper package too early would be a “mistake” for the economy.

How to get ScoMo’s $1080 this year

How to get ScoMo’s $1080 this year

The Australian government’s generous tax offset sparked a mad rush last tax time – and this year, it’s set to cause even more of a frenzy.

Tue 26 May 2020

Tax deadline that could cost you $850

Tax deadline that could cost you $850

A key tax date is just weeks away – and one expert has warned there’s a “real risk” it could end up costing you hundreds of dollars.

Mon 25 May 2020

How under-30s have screwed themselves

How under-30s have screwed themselves

It was supposed to help struggling Australians get through the COVID-19 crisis – but this controversial policy could harm one particular group.

Tax letter you won’t get this year

Tax letter you won’t get this year

It’s been a tax time staple we’ve all come to expect but countless Aussie workers won’t see this document ever again as it slowly dies out.

Sun 24 May 2020

EXPOSED: Jobseeker loophole pays more for doing less

EXPOSED: Jobseeker loophole pays more for doing less

The government’s plan to help Australians without work in the pandemic has a big loophole that means you can get more cash for doing less.

Fri 22 May 2020

$60 billion stuff-up: Treasurer admits huge JobKeeper error

$60 billion stuff-up: Treasurer admits huge JobKeeper error

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg have been left red-faced after an incredible – and probably historic – maths error.

Thu 21 May 2020

Plan to give new homebuyers $50,000 to kickstart economy

Plan to give new homebuyers $50,000 to kickstart economy

New-home buyers could pocket a generous cash payment aimed at kickstarting a market weighed down by the coronavirus pandemic.

Casual workers to cop massive payday after court ruling

Casual workers to cop massive payday after court ruling

A massive workplace “loophole” is coming to an end thanks to a landmark court ruling – and it’s a huge win for countless workers.

Mon 18 May 2020

EOFY 2020: Why your tax refund will be bigger this year

EOFY 2020: Why your tax refund will be bigger this year

Feeling the pinch? There could be some good news in sight, with the tax office set to be more generous this tax time for three reasons.

‘D-Day’: No escape from two-year financial meltdown

‘D-Day’: No escape from two-year financial meltdown

The world is now on the brink of a “once in a lifetime” financial crash – and if you think Australia will emerge unscathed, think again.

Thu 14 May 2020

‘Devastating’: 19,810 jobs gone every day

‘Devastating’: 19,810 jobs gone every day

More than half a million Australians lost their job between March and April and the impact will be devastating.

Fri 8 May 2020

Big discounts on new cars as market tanks

Big discounts on new cars as market tanks

Car sales have nosedived as a result of the extended COVID-19 induced lockdown and that has put buyers at a huge advantage. Here are the best deals.

Wed 6 May 2020

Warning over Aussie fresh milk supply

Warning over Aussie fresh milk supply

Federal Agriculture Minister demands supermarkets help dairy farmers or risk a shortage of Australian fresh milk.

Shocking number of Aussies now on welfare

Shocking number of Aussies now on welfare

Millions of Australians are on the JobKeeper benefits, with the first payments appearing in bank accounts this week.

Mon 4 May 2020

Westpac profit plunges 70 per cent

Westpac profit plunges 70 per cent

The major bank joined rival ANZ in cutting its payout to shareholders as the deadly virus slashed its cash profit by nearly $1 billion

Fri 1 May 2020

Global economy falls off a cliff

Global economy falls off a cliff

One in five Americans could soon be unemployed, while 19 Euro area economies shrunk as statistics show a glimpse of COVID-19 economic chaos.

Thu 30 Apr 2020

Aussie billionaire’s Virgin bid

Aussie billionaire’s Virgin bid

One of Australia’s richest men and philanthropist has emerged as a possible buyer for the country’s second airline.

Wed 29 Apr 2020

New tool to revolutionise car ownership

New tool to revolutionise car ownership

How your car runs and operates is a mystery to most people, but a new affordable device can give novices and home mechanics an insight into the dark workings of their...

Tue 28 Apr 2020

Crude awakening – negative oil prices don’t mean free petrol

Crude awakening – negative oil prices don’t mean free petrol

COVID-19 has seen Australians deal with a lot of firsts – from social distancing and widespread workplace shutdowns to drive-thru health tests. The latest ‘first’ is...

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