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We want to ensure you read about the stories that matter most to your household. So, whether it's about the Reserve Bank moving (or holding) the cash rate or a deep dive into a particularly savvy saver, you'll find our latest news stories right here.

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Old lady getting vaccinated

13 Sep 2021 15:15

Vaccine Incentives: Are you on board to get ‘onboard’?

Written by Nahima Kern

Vaccine incentives have been making headlines recently, so we take a look at what's on offer and whether these rewards could potentially work.

Inner city of Sydney

10 Sep 2021 10:39

Inner-city or outer suburbs: where can you afford to buy?

Written by William Jolly

New research sheds light on just how far away from the city you might have to look in order to buy a home.

man paying digital wallet

10 Sep 2021 09:42

The emergence of Buy Now, Pay Later explained

Written by William Jolly

What is BNPL? How does it work, and what’s driving the new craze? We take an in-depth look.

9 Sep 2021 09:18

How you park your car can impact your insurance premiums

Written by James McCay, reviewed by Stephen Zeller

Where you park your car can have an impact of the cost of car insurance. This not only involves garages and driveways but which suburb you're in. Join us as we take a look at the data.

customers notice vdo has increased on electricity bill

8 Sep 2021 16:54

VDO electricity customers could see bills slashed in 2022

Written by Phillip Portman

VDO residential and small business customers could see their annual bills reduced in 2022, according to the ESC’s draft proposal.

cash rate hold

7 Sep 2021 14:36

What another cash rate hold means for you

Written by William Jolly

The Reserve Bank has once again held the cash rate at its record low 0.10%, marking the ninth straight month of no change.

Sorting out finances

6 Sep 2021 11:21

Lack of competition and large mergers – does that mean higher prices?

Written by William Jolly

A key regulator has said the number of larger mergers between businesses in Australia is reducing competition and increasing prices.

A plane flying into clouds

3 Sep 2021 10:49

Recovery in sight? The outlook for travel and tourism post-COVID-19

Written by Nahima Kern

We take a look at what’s happening in the travel and tourism industry and talk to experts about its future.

Health care Australia

3 Sep 2021 10:14

Australia’s health care system among the best in the world

Written by Matthew Keogh

Australia’s health system has been ranked third among 11 of the world’s wealthiest countries, according to a new international report.

customers reading energy bill

1 Sep 2021 14:13

The Victorian Default Offer has changed. Here’s what you need to know

Written by Phillip Portman

On 1 September, most customers on the Victorian Default Offer (VDO) will see their electricity bills increase. Read on for what you need to know.

1 Sep 2021 11:16

Game-changing certification could slash new home energy costs by over 75%

Written by Phillip Portman

New homes could soon see their energy costs dramatically reduced as part of an initiative that will transform the residential home building industry. Read more.

Business man show thumbs down

1 Sep 2021 09:34

Is your super fund underperforming? Don’t be fooled

Written by William Jolly

Despite publicly giving themselves good scores, many superannuation funds are still producing poor returns to their members.