Australia’s largest bank has turned a multibillion-dollar profit during the coronavirus pandemic, and its latest results show what this means for borrowers, savers and shareholders.
Eager entry-level property buyers have rushed to sign up to the Federal Government’s First Home Loan Deposit scheme, which is on track to fill up fast.
The COVID-19 pandemic has left a soaring number of Australians worse off financially, with many set to struggle once government support payments are wound back.
The cryptocurrency that captured the imagination of everyday Australians is back in the spotlight and seen by some as a safe haven investment. But is it all it’s cracked up to be?
Debt can be a dirty word and during the pandemic it has become more dangerous. Here are some ways to reduce your debt stress and emerge from COVID-19 in stronger shape.
Aussies racing to secure a place in the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme now face possible disappointment with NAB or CommBank. Here’s how you can beat the queue.
The Federal Government’s JobKeeper program is changing again which will allow more Australians who have lost income to access the scheme. This is how it affects you.
Billions of dollars in unpaid super could soon be arriving in the accounts of hardworking Australians as businesses are forced to cough up payments.
The RBA has just announced its plan to keep interest rates at an all-time low, but home loan customers are still getting gouged. Here’s how changing your lender could save you thousands.
The Australian Taxation Office is using some of the simplest checks to catch out tax cheats and you’ll be surprised how easy it is to nab those doing the wrong thing.
Mortgage rates have hit new record lows for both fixed and variable loans, so it’s worth knowing how yours compares … and how you can get a better deal.
Many cash-strapped Australians are changing the way they manage money after taking a severe financial hit during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rising bills and changes to working hours have stretched budgets in many households, while others are relying on JobKeeper and JobSeeker. But Aussies can find ways to get back more cash.
Supermarket spending is one of the biggest weekly drains on household budgets, so why waste money you don’t need to? Try these tips and save.
One of the nation’s largest banks is making significant changes to bank branches that will impact more than 100 locations. Here’s how you will be affected.
Errors on your 2020 tax return – either accidental or deliberate – can result in painful consequences. This is what Aussies must do to avoid a stressful audit.
RBA Assistant Governor Chris Kent says the central bank can buy government bonds if market conditions deteriorate significantly but this has not been required.
Australians still keen to buy their first home during the COVID-19 pandemic can access financial support — but they must take several steps to ensure they get the best return.
Top expects have said COVID-19 debts are not a bad thing as the government battles to save jobs. This is why we have to have these coronavirus supplements.
There’s only two months left for many mortgage customers who have taken out repayment ‘holidays’, and some may be left unable to pay off their debts once it expires.
Cash-strapped Australians wanting to access their superannuation early have been given an extra lifeline. Here’s what’s changed.
The reality of Australia’s economic update amid the coronavirus pandemic is “harsh”. But some questions are worth asking to get your home, job, super and investments in order.
It’s not always easy but discussing money matters is the conversation that couples need to have. Here’s why chatting about your spending habits can save you big bucks.
Major insurance provider QBE Insurance has warned the impacts of COVID-19 will push its interim loss to nearly $750 million.
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