Australia’s pension pot exceeded $3 trillion in assets in December, aided by the rebound in global stocks as tech shares rallied and COVID-19 vaccines were rolled out.
Thousands of WA first-homebuyers are missing out on an easy way to save for their first home. Here’s how the tax breaks work to fast track your savings plan.
ASIC has launched court action against CommSec and its service provider AUSIEX over “systemic compliance failures”, which allegedly led to customers being overcharged $4.3 million over a decade.
Danielle Le Messurier
A new investment firm has launched a small caps fund in Adelaide with the hope of creating new career opportunities for local finance graduates.
The WA-based bank has come up with a creative idea in a bid to try and get customers to actually read legal contracts before agreeing to them.
NAB has been taken to court by the corporate watchdog, accused of wrongly – and knowingly – overcharging thousands of customers.
Rebecca Le May
Millennials are second guessing their career choice, spurred by the challenges presented by the COVID-19 outbreak.
With interest rates set to remain at record lows for some years to come, Your Money expert Nick Bruining looks at the pros and cons of young first-homebuyers fixing their mortgage.
Australian dividend payouts are exceeding analysts expectations in the current earnings season, which could support the nation’s stocks and usher in years of amped-up payments.
Couples who cannot spot their own money mistakes risk seriously damaging their relationship.
Centrelink’s data-collection tentacles have grown a little longer over the past few weeks.
Maybe Valentine’s Day on Sunday wasn’t the right time to bring up the ‘m’ word. But according to new research, more couples should be prioritising talking about money and finances.
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There’s plenty of common errors couples make when managing money. Here’s what you can do to build a stronger partnership – and bank balance.
Stopping climate change is tipped to deliver huge wealth to those taking advantage of business opportunities.
Complaints about a financial services firm that has clients in three states led to ‘targeted surveillance’ by ASIC who has now slapped conditions on the operators.
One in four institutional investors in Australia and New Zealand now consider ESG factors equal in importance to traditional financial analysis for investment decisions, a new survey says.
But in good news for mum-and-dad investors and retirees, the bank will increase its dividend payout even as profit declined.
Investing in overseas stocks has delivered windfall gains since last year’s COVID crash, but buyers should take care right now.
Before leaving a box of chocolates on your workmate’s desk this Valentine’s Day, experts say there are a few things to consider.
Strong commodity prices and an easing of the regulatory cap on bank dividends are expected to underpin a revival in payments this year that may also bolster Australia’s stock market.
If last week’s lockdown freaked you out, there are steps you should be trying to put into action now
Meilin ChewFinance News Presenter
Latest figures from the Reserve Bank show an alarming rise in the level of credit card debt held by Australians.
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