Money

Mon 27 Apr 2020

‘Lost for words’: Note stuns cafe owner

‘Lost for words’: Note stuns cafe owner

A struggling cafe owner received the shock of his life when he opened a letter that was slid under his door.

NAB announces trading halt after earnings fall 51 per cent

NAB announces trading halt after earnings fall 51 per cent

NAB's first-half cash earnings have dived 51.4 per cent and its payout slashed to 30 cents in a surprise early release of its interim profit result.

Tue 21 Apr 2020

How retirees can navigate the COVID-19 crisis

How retirees can navigate the COVID-19 crisis

Your retirement savings may have weathered the recent market storms surprisingly well.

Mon 20 Apr 2020

Huge mistake Aussies will make today

Huge mistake Aussies will make today

It’s supposed to help struggling Aussies get through the coronavirus crisis – but experts say this drastic move is a ticking time bomb.

The surprise group claiming $1500 JobKeeper allowance

The surprise group claiming $1500 JobKeeper allowance

The surprising face of the Aussies who plan to claim the JobKeeper allowance has been revealed and it’s not who you might expect.

Thu 16 Apr 2020

Genius companies thriving in lockdown

Genius companies thriving in lockdown

A massive horde of Australians have been forced out of work but a number of businesses are flourishing after repositioning their offerings.

Wed 15 Apr 2020

Tax breaks, more cash for struggling media

Tax breaks, more cash for struggling media

As media companies' profits plummet due to the coronavirus pandemic, the federal government has announced a small range of support measures.

Jacinda Ardern takes 20 per cent pay cut

Jacinda Ardern takes 20 per cent pay cut

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern and her entire ministry will take a 20 per cent pay cut as coronavirus plays havoc with the global economy.

Tue 14 Apr 2020

ATO reveals huge tax blow for parents

ATO reveals huge tax blow for parents

Parents across Australia are now working from home while home schooling their children – but don’t expect any relief this tax time.

Sat 11 Apr 2020

Hard virus choice Australia has to make

Hard virus choice Australia has to make

America has no option but to fight the virus. Our success puts us in a different position. We get to make choices, but those choices are hard.

Fri 10 Apr 2020

Dipping into super should be a last resort

Dipping into super should be a last resort

IN RESPONSE to the coronavirus outbreak, the federal government has relaxed the rules around early access to super.

Thu 9 Apr 2020

Why Australia is printing money

Why Australia is printing money

Hundreds of billions has been spent to help the economy and interest rates have tumbled. But the central bank has also splashed on another unconventional plan.

Learn from history’s lessons

Learn from history’s lessons

THE coronavirus outbreak puts us firmly in extraordinary times.

Wed 8 Apr 2020

Billionaire gives up quarter of wealth

Billionaire gives up quarter of wealth

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has poured $US1 billion of his own fortune into a new fund dedicated to “global COVID-19 relief”.

Mon 6 Apr 2020

1.1m Aussies screwed out of $1500 payment

1.1m Aussies screwed out of $1500 payment

Casual workers have received a fresh blow after it was confirmed those in the job for less than a year would miss out on the subsidy.

Mortgage customers urged to check their loans

Mortgage customers urged to check their loans

Many borrowers are being forced to take urgent action on their home loans to ensure they are not paying too much during the coronavirus pandemic.

Thu 2 Apr 2020

Westpac's Peter King secures CEO role

Westpac's Peter King secures CEO role

Westpac has made Peter King its chief executive, who had been acting in the role.

How to maximise your WFH tax refund

How to maximise your WFH tax refund

A senior accountant reveals how to make life easier for those hoping to claim a huge pile of products to sustain their makeshift office space.

Mon 30 Mar 2020

Millions to get $750 from tomorrow

Millions to get $750 from tomorrow

Around 6.5 million Australians will be $750 richer from tomorrow. But if you missed out on the stimulus payments, here’s why.

Australian government to announce wage subsidy scheme

Australian government to announce wage subsidy scheme

Today the government is expected to unveil its most significant effort yet to help businesses and their workers survive the coronavirus crisis.

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