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  • 2021’s cheapest car to insure revealed
  • 30,000 additional places available under grants for eligible first home buyers, single parents
  • A pink recession: COVID-19’s impact on women’s finances
  • AEMC passes revamped plan to charge solar owners for exporting power
  • AER announces rules to protect energy customers who struggle during lockdown
  • Afterpay? More like ‘forget pay’ as Aussies struggle to remember their BNPL repayments
  • Airlines opening additional domestic routes with focus on Aussie holidays
  • ANZ, CBA & Westpac all predict house price falls in 2023
  • APRA might have made it harder to get a new home loan
  • Australia’s health care system among the best in the world
  • Australia’s top energy source revealed as climate change debate heats up
  • Australian dream ‘fading’ as property prices grow several times faster than income
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking now mandatory in new vehicles from 2023
  • Banks warned to ‘be prepared’ for negative interest rates. But will that ever happen?
  • Boxers live five years less on average, study finds
  • Bupa boss says health funds need to further incentivise young people
  • Buy Now, Pay Later applications up 30% since last year
  • Caesarean sections on the rise – especially for those with private health
  • Comparing electricity plans in the ACT just got easier
  • Could lending restrictions hurt our smaller banks?
  • Could you afford the next cash rate increase? Property experts think it will happen soon
  • COVID-19 customer support: which industries performed the best?
  • COVID-proof holiday ideas that don’t involve banana bread
  • Deadly driver distractions: 78% of drivers admit to multi-tasking behind the wheel – with eating and drinking the most common disruption
  • Driving less? Save more on your car insurance with this Simples check
  • Electric cars remain ‘unaffordable’ for the average Australian despite government incentives
  • Energy customers warned to be vigilant as Australians lose millions to scams
  • Everyday banking is now overwhelmingly digital
  • Fancy a getaway out of the norm? Here are some novel ways to travel Australia
  • Fixed rates set to rise in 2022: ANZ
  • Frequent Flyer and travel reward points – are they worth the hype?
  • Fuel prices hit a 13-year high but could still get higher
  • Fully vaccinated Aussies set their sights overseas as travel ban lifts today
  • Further energy bill assistance announced for NSW families impacted by COVID-19 pandemic
  • Game-changing certification could slash new home energy costs by over 75%
  • Government guarantees supporting 10% of all first home buyers
  • Hail damage repairs costing some car owners over $11,000
  • Hole-in-one champagne? Five weird insurance perks for your next holiday
  • Home loan affordability hits 5-year low
  • How do public dental waiting lists compare nationwide?
  • How Queensland’s new road penalties could affect your insurance
  • How social media and apps are changing the way we spend our money
  • How will climate change affect the property market?
  • How would major Aussie cities fare with drone deliveries?
  • How you park your car can impact your insurance premiums
  • Increase in number of Australians with health insurance during COVID-19
  • Inner-city or outer suburbs: where can you afford to buy?
  • International borders to re-open – what does that mean for Aussie tourism?
  • Into the future: Will car insurance cover flying cars?
  • Is your super fund underperforming? Don’t be fooled
  • It’s now easier to take advantage of new electricity rates
  • La Niña declared: what this means for your insurance
  • Lack of competition and large mergers – does that mean higher prices?
  • Lifting travel ban: Will life return to ‘normal’?
  • Light up your tree without lighting up your electricity bill!
  • Lockdown finances: What are Australians searching for on Google?
  • Majority of Aussies back controversial plan to charge solar owners for exporting power
  • Majority of Australians don’t act on their insurance renewal notices – and it could be costing them
  • Melbourne earthquake: Staying safe
  • More electric vehicles sold so far in 2021 than all of 2020
  • Most Australians unsure if next car will be electric
  • Moving house? This trick will help connect your electricity quicker
  • Nearly 1 in 2 employees put organisations at risk of cyber attacks – medium-sized businesses worst offenders
  • Nearly one-fifth of home owners unsure if they’re on a fixed or variable interest rate
  • Need a spinal disc replacement? You no longer need Gold-tier cover.
  • New financial laws are coming – here’s what they mean for you
  • Over 70% of car owners won’t let younger people drive their car
  • Over 700,000 Australians could be paying the maximum possible price for electricity
  • Pandemic dramatically shifts how Australians use energy
  • Pricey purebred? A mongrel mutt could save you money on insurance
  • Property values surge over 40% in certain school catchments
  • Qantas joins 46 airlines to trial IATA digital health pass for international travel
  • Quarantine flights to open between Australia and New Zealand
  • Queensland, New South Wales see spike in refinancing in 2021
  • Queensland’s next smoke alarm deadline is fast approaching – here’s what the changes mean for you
  • RBA holds the cash rate again, but will it help cool house prices?
  • RBA holds the cash rate in November, but the next move could be as close as Easter
  • Recovery in sight? The outlook for travel and tourism post-COVID-19
  • Rents rise at fastest pace since 2008
  • Report reveals households are at record levels of financial comfort despite pandemic
  • Research indicates common human foods could be lethal for pets
  • Rising mental health claims among young Australians
  • Rooftop solar customers offered better protection following sector overhaul
  • Safer streets could lead to insurance savings in lockdown
  • Safest cars of 2021: Did your car rank #1?
  • Shake up of the car industry: fixed car prices and guaranteed value plans
  • Slash your electricity bills in lockdown
  • South Australia passes road usage tax for electric vehicles
  • South Australians may be eligible for a free solar system under new pilot program
  • The added cost of electricity usage in winter vs summer
  • The car expenses that keep surprising us
  • The cash rate could be increased sooner rather than later
  • The emergence of Buy Now, Pay Later explained
  • The most common cars for ridesharing revealed
  • The New Zealand travel bubble will close – what are your rights?
  • The Olympics are headed to Brisbane – what does this mean for house prices?
  • The supermarket tricks to get you spending more – and how to avoid them
  • The Victorian Default Offer has changed. Here’s what you need to know
  • There’s a 65% chance we’ll see more cyclones than average this storm season, BOM says
  • To Pay or Not to (After)pay? Paying for Travel with Buy Now, Pay Later
  • Too much content: Aussies wasting hundreds on unused subscriptions each year
  • Torrential storms are forecast this week – prepare for a blackout now
  • Toyota reigns supreme as world’s most desired car
  • Turn back time on your electricity bill with this ultimate hack
  • Vaccine Incentives: Are you on board to get ‘onboard’?
  • Value of new mortgages up 70% since pre-COVID
  • VDO electricity customers could see bills slashed in 2022
  • Victim reach “unlimited” in sinister romance scams
  • Victorians urged to apply for $250 bonus energy payment before end of January
  • Virtual realities are go: is XR the next big thing in tourism?
  • What another cash rate hold means for you
  • What are Australia’s favourite utes?
  • What are green loans, and should you get one?
  • What are your responsibilities during a car recall?
  • What Europe’s accelerated fossil fuel ban means for Aussies
  • What’s the average cost of petrol in Australia?
  • What’s the future of hydrogen cars in Australia?
  • Which recipes does lockdown have us searching for?
  • Why are young Australians fighting over money?
  • Why Brisbane buyers are kept in the dark over house prices
  • Will driverless vehicles make us more dangerous on the road?
  • Will electric vehicles ever be more cost effective than their petrol counterparts?
  • Yes, Australia can have tsunamis. But does your insurance cover them?
  • You can now get home and car insurance from an energy company… but is it a good idea?