The strong rebound in share prices reflects that while volatile, the market is full of potential ... which is more than you can say for people priced out of the latest property boom.
Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe's first declaration of material personal interests reveals a simple saver with no investment properties or pricey gifts.
The total value of Australia's residential real estate has passed $8 trillion, after almost doubling in a decade.
Australians are paying less for travel insurance to New Zealand, but the lower prices have come at the expense of other benefits.
New data reveals the appetite to own a home has intensified, with more Australians taking on a new mortgage.
Bitcoin’s domination of total cryptocurrency market value is declining as its next-biggest rival Ether reaches the $US3000 milestone.
Today marks eight weeks until the end of the financial year. A more orderly approach instead of a mad rush on deadline day means you can tweak the system to maximum effect.
A line in the sand has been drawn on low interest rates. The only way is up. The Reserve Bank has mouthed the words. And the major lenders have responded. They’ve even told us when.
Startling new statistics from Bankwest have revealed its scams and fraud team prevented 1000 cases in just six months that could have relieved unsuspecting customers of $6 million.
An exclusive analysis has revealed where in Australia you can earn the highest salary for your line of work.
The latest case of invoice fraud involving one of the world’s biggest companies is a reminder that even basic measures can help avoid invoice scamming.
Younger Australians are looking to dive into the booming property market by joining forces with siblings and friends to buy their first home.
The nation’s second largest lender has bumped up home loan rates, signalling an end to bargain-basement mortgages.
Australia’s response to the pandemic has allowed the vast majority of loan holders to return to normal repayments, the nation’s peak banking body says.
Record-breaking share markets and property prices are tempting Australians everywhere to seek some investment action, and it can be done with less than $100.
Now is the perfect time for seniors to offload that giant family home as property prices soar. Here’s your options ... and why an upscale apartment could be your best bet.
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Millennials are the most prolific online shoppers of any generation but they are doing themselves a financial disservice that’s costing them both socially and in the hip pocket.
The financial regulator has issued draft guidance to banks, insurers and superannuation trustees on managing the financial risks of climate change.
Colin Brinsden, AAP Economics and Business Correspondent
Retail spending jumped in March, led by huge gains in WA after the COVID-19 lockdowns impacted sales in the previous month.
An official survey has found those who accessed their superannuation during the pandemic used it to pay their mortgage, rent or household bills.
Australians have been keen to spend more on entertainment, travel and homes as they leave the fears of the coronavirus behind, a Commonwealth Bank report shows.
The boss of one of Australia’s major banks says low interest rates have created an unusual situation for people facing an age-old property conundrum.
Afterpay says its working towards becoming a public company in the US, after sales in North America outstripped those in Australia and New Zealand.
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