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23 Sep 2021 14:03

Why Brisbane buyers are kept in the dark over house prices

Written by William Jolly

Only a small portion of property ads on real estate websites are showing price ranges in certain parts of the country, with Brisbane buyers particularly in the dark.

21 Sep 2021 10:21

What’s the future of hydrogen cars in Australia?

Written by James McCay, reviewed by Stephen Zeller

Hyundai has announced it plans to popularise hydrogen as a source of energy by 2040. Given the hurdles electric cars continue to face, will hydrogen cars bomb?

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.

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.

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.

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.

Brisbane story bridge at night

6 Aug 2021 11:56

The Olympics are headed to Brisbane – what does this mean for house prices?

Written by William Jolly

Most of Brisbane (and Australia) rejoiced as the home of the brown snake was named the host of the 35th Olympiad in 2032.

customers applying for eapa assistance

6 Aug 2021 10:53

Further energy bill assistance announced for NSW families impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

Written by Phillip Portman

Households in NSW who need extra assistance paying their energy bills will be eligible for more financial support through the EAPA scheme. Read more.

women shopping in supermarket

3 Aug 2021 10:37

The supermarket tricks to get you spending more – and how to avoid them

Written by William Jolly

Here are some of the top tricks and tactics your local shop could employ to get you to spend more.

Power lines stretching across blue sky

27 Jul 2021 08:29

You can now get home and car insurance from an energy company… but is it a good idea?

Written by Eliza Buglar

You can now get home and car insurance from an energy company… but is it a good idea? Find out more with Compare the Market.

a woman unpacking groceries in her driveway

21 Jul 2021 08:35

Driving less? Save more on your car insurance with this Simples check

Written by Hannah Norton

Drivers spending less time at the wheel due to lockdowns or working-from-home could save hundreds by reviewing their annual mileage and updating their policy, shown by a Compare the Market analysis.

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.