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30 Jul 2021 11:08

Aussies improve their credit scores since the pandemic’s arrival

Written by William Jolly

Careful spending habits because of the pandemic have led to an improvement in the average Australian’s credit score.

stamp duty note

29 Jul 2021 14:04

Key housing body calls for stamp duty to be scrapped

Written by William Jolly

Yet another key housing body has called for stamp duty to be either reformed or removed.

29 Jul 2021 09:48

Safer streets could lead to insurance savings in lockdown

Written by Sarah Orr

Reduced levels of crime linked to lockdown may have a positive impact on insurance premiums, according to insurance experts at Compare the Market.

inflatable man dancing

28 Jul 2021 15:30

Inflation hits 3.8% annually, but what does that mean?

Written by William Jolly

CPI rose 0.8% in the June 2021 quarter and 3.8% over the last 12 months.

28 Jul 2021 11:53

Pricey purebred? A mongrel mutt could save you money on insurance

Written by Sarah Orr

We reveal the cheapest and most expensive pooches to insure and the popular purebred that tops the list.

Surfers Paradise, QLD

22 Jul 2021 10:33

Queensland, New South Wales see spike in refinancing in 2021

Written by William Jolly

Australians have been busy comparing home loans, with refinancing up significantly in the 12 months from June 2020 to 2021.

rental increases 6.6%

22 Jul 2021 10:16

Rental prices up 6.6% in just one year

Written by William Jolly

The weekly cost of renting across Australia has increased at its fastest rate since January 2009.

16 Jul 2021 13:28

Too much content: Aussies wasting hundreds on unused subscriptions each year

Written by William Jolly

Australians are wasting an average of almost $200 a year on unused subscriptions or memberships.

Will interest rates go negative

14 Jul 2021 11:03

Banks warned to ‘be prepared’ for negative interest rates. But will that ever happen?

Written by William Jolly

It’s not impossible for interest rates to fall even further, and a key regulator has warned the banks to prepare for rates below-zero.

Couple checking their business's EOY taxes

27 Nov 2020 11:32

Federal Budget announcement: small business assets write-off 2020

Written by Heonji Kim

The instant asset write-off scheme for COVID-19 is being extended. Find out everything you need to know about this scheme as a small business owner.