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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.

Man using phone to pay

27 Aug 2021 11:24

To Pay or Not to (After)pay? Paying for Travel with Buy Now, Pay Later

Written by Nahima Kern

The rise of paying for travel with Buy Now, Pay Later is on the rise. We break down the benefits and considerations of using BNPL.

EV charging

25 Aug 2021 09:57

More electric vehicles sold so far in 2021 than all of 2020

Written by William Jolly

More and more Australians are buying electric vehicles, with sales in the first half of 2021 already surpassing all electric car sales through all of 2020.

woman with depression

23 Aug 2021 14:27

Rising mental health claims among young Australians

Written by Matthew Keogh

Given the current stresses within our society and the ongoing pandemic, there is no doubt that young Australians are struggling with their mental health.

A flying plane

20 Aug 2021 13:26

Frequent Flyer and travel reward points – are they worth the hype?

Written by Nahima Kern

We delve into the ins and outs of Frequent Flyer points and give you tips on how to get the best bang for your buck.

An Australian flag on a wooden sign

20 Aug 2021 10:55

Fancy a getaway out of the norm? Here are some novel ways to travel Australia

Written by Nahima Kern

Ready for a getaway? Here are our top picks for alternative ways to travel Australia

Woman sits at table in front of laptop with paperwork

20 Aug 2021 09:00

New financial laws are coming – here’s what they mean for you

Written by Eliza Buglar

ASIC is set to introduce new reforms to the financial services industry in October. Here's what they mean for you as a consumer.

Couple working out ways to reduce electricity bill in lockdown

20 Aug 2021 08:43

Slash your electricity bills in lockdown

Written by Phillip Portman

If you’re using more electricity at home during lockdown, here are six ways you could reduce electricity bills. Read more.

Happy family sits on couch looking at laptop

19 Aug 2021 11:23

Report reveals households are at record levels of financial comfort despite pandemic

Written by Eliza Buglar

A new report reveals that Australians saw the highest level of household financial comfort in June 2021. Find out more with Compare the Market.