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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.

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.

28 Sep 2020 08:15

The History of Renewable Energy

Written by Matthew Keogh

A timeline that tracks the evolution of the five oldest and most popular renewable energy sources from their primitive use, to the 21st century.

18 Sep 2020 06:29

Money Transfer Hotspots Around the World

Written by Phillip Portman

Where are the world’s money transfer hotspots, and which countries are sending and receiving the most money? Is the COVID-19 pandemic expected to have any impact on money transfers?

a woman managing her finances at home using a laptop holding head in hands

9 Sep 2020 13:25

A pink recession: COVID-19’s impact on women’s finances

Written by James McCay

Average scores for women are lower than men’s on the Financial Consciousness Index. With women already facing a pink recession, COVID-19 is making things worse.

3 Jan 2020 08:29

Nearly 1 in 2 employees put organisations at risk of cyber attacks – medium-sized businesses worst offenders

Written by Hannah Twiggs

Cyber attacks are rapidly increasing among Australian organisations, with cybercrime costing our economy more than $1 billion annually.

a woman drinking coffee while sitting next to cardboard boxes

21 Oct 2019 09:15

Single and buying a house? Our top 11 tips

Written by James McCay

Buying a house and being single can be tricky, but it isn’t impossible. Check out our top 11 tips for buying your own home/buying a home on your own.

Couple holding keys to new home

15 Aug 2019 11:40

Buying a house at auction: Our top tips and strategies for successful bidding

Written by Eliza Buglar

Buying a house at auction can be a complicated and stressful experience, so here are our top tips and strategies to help you on your way.

Woman near Pura Ulun Danu Bratan temple in Bali island, Indonesia at sunrise

13 May 2019 11:17

The Single Tax: The price we pay for not being in a relationship

Written by Hannah Twiggs

Being independent, free and fabulous seems to come with a price tag as more and more singletons cop the hefty cost of being on their own.