Money

Tue 18 Sep 2018

How short shoppers save money

How short shoppers save money

BEING extremely short won’t help you at the theatre, the footy or on a basketball court, but it can pay off at the supermarket. This is why.

Wealthy parents’ ridiculous nanny demands

Wealthy parents’ ridiculous nanny demands

TWICE a week, about 11pm, Jeff Goldstein stretches out, turns on his spa playlist, lights a candle and gets a 90-minute massage — courtesy of his kids' nanny.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Why Aussie banks want to keep us in the dark

Why Aussie banks want to keep us in the dark

AUSTRALIAN banks were once a trusted financial institution by many, but they are not what they seem, writes Chris Urquhart.

Sat 15 Sep 2018

Millions splashed on Heron and Wilson Islands

Millions splashed on Heron and Wilson Islands

The upgrades are expected to lure more tourists to the island

‘It’s criminal’: How I lost $2246

‘It’s criminal’: How I lost $2246

WHEN Shireen Khalil received a letter, she was shocked to find what it said about her finances. You could be a victim of the same rip-off.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

Barefoot Investor’s dire warning for parents

Barefoot Investor’s dire warning for parents

YOUR kid is “not prepared”, the Barefoot Investor warns. Here’s the one piece of advice parents with young kids need to know.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Mayor hits out at 'fake news' blighting Adani coal mine

Mayor hits out at 'fake news' blighting Adani coal mine

Adani not going to be cowed and bullied, says Rocky mayor

Problem with ‘horrendous’ job ad

Problem with ‘horrendous’ job ad

A TWITTER user spotted a glaring — and illegal — issue with this job posting that’s now been slammed around the world.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Teacher rips into $80k whingers

Teacher rips into $80k whingers

THIS tutor says $23,000 a year is more than enough to live on and those who say otherwise are a pack of whingers.

'Australia simply can't afford people retiring at 65'

'Australia simply can't afford people retiring at 65'

SENIORS advocate Everald Compton controversially remains an enthusiastic supporter of retirement at 70 as politicians back down on the planned change in age.

Tax trap you need to know if you work from home

Tax trap you need to know if you work from home

THE tax office is cracking down on "questionable claims". Here's how you can avoid getting caught out.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Grilling that sparked landmark $1bn class action

Grilling that sparked landmark $1bn class action

THIS is the grilling that blew the lid on a massive rip-off affecting millions of people — and could see you refunded up to $3000.

Council given green light to increase rates again

Council given green light to increase rates again

IPART has announced its latest rate peg allowing council to increase rates for 2019-20

Banks could owe customers up to $3000 each

Banks could owe customers up to $3000 each

IN WHAT’S being called the country’s largest class action in history, up to five million Aussies are gearing up to sue our biggest banks.

$50 tax rule you need to know

$50 tax rule you need to know

IT’S one of the most common claims people make on their tax return. While it may be legitimate, you can still face a big penalty if you don’t follow this rule.

Sneaky way to dodge extra flight fees

Sneaky way to dodge extra flight fees

If there’s one thing that bugs plane passengers everywhere, it’s unexpected charges at the airport. Here are five tips to make sure you don’t get stung.

Sat 8 Sep 2018

Simple trick to slash your energy bills

Simple trick to slash your energy bills

RESEARCHERS have spent two years figuring out how people can save money on energy — and their easy tip could take 40 per cent off your bill.

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Crypto market plunges $55 billion

Crypto market plunges $55 billion

DIGITAL currencies have suffered massive falls this week, with bitcoin plunging by more than $1000 in the space of 24 hours.

Best way to spend tax refund

Best way to spend tax refund

HALF way through tax time many people will have received a nice chunk of cash back. Don’t buy a lotto ticket — do this instead.

Visa scams hitting Aussies heading to the USA

Visa scams hitting Aussies heading to the USA

Some Queensland travellers are being duped before their holiday even begins by unauthorised websites selling visa waivers.

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