Hostplus has launched a new product that allows Australians with self-managed superannuation funds to invest through a professional super group.
Banks charged customers an eye-watering $4.19 billion dollars in bank fees last year, according to the latest figures released from the Reserve Bank of Australia today.
Fees! They’re so annoying. And if you’re not careful, they can swallow a surprisingly large share of your money.
With many of Australia’s romantic breakups being attributed to money troubles, can financial planning help couples stay together?
If you’re one of the lucky Australians who’ll be getting a tax refund this year, you have a few places that you can deposit your dollars. But’s which one will give you the best return?
Between all the sex, violence, dragons and zombies, Game of Thrones (and the books that inspired it) can provide several valuable lessons about managing your personal finances, as well as helpful examples and cautionary tales.
Our personal wealth is declining, but you can make some simple changes that put you ahead today.
Next time you visit a mortgage broker, if you see a home loan from a string of numbers instead of a bank, you’re not seeing things – you may have just encountered 86 400, a neo-bank aiming to disrupt the mortgage market.
When was the last time you paid for something with a fat wad of notes or a handful of shrapnel? Even if you wanted to, you may not have had the option – according to the Commonwealth Bank, the number of Aussies making cash payments is shrinking, while the number of businesses going completely cashless is growing.
New research from Westpac shows that a lack of communication around finances is prominent among separating Australian couples, with more than a third (36 per cent) of relationships not in a financially healthy position.
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