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Super fund opens its doors to SMSF investors

Hostplus has launched a new product that allows Australians with self-managed superannuation funds to invest through a professional super group.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

Jun 22, 2019( 3 min read )

Banks rake in $4.19 billion in fees from households

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.


Sally Tindall

Sally Tindall

Jun 20, 2019( 4 min read )

Sick of paying bank fees? Read on…

Fees! They’re so annoying. And if you’re not careful, they can swallow a surprisingly large share of your money.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

Jun 16, 2019( 3 min read )

NAB the third Big 4 bank to join Apple Pay


Leigh Stark

Leigh Stark

May 22, 2019( 2 min read )

New financial plan to help keep couples together

With many of Australia’s romantic breakups being attributed to money troubles, can financial planning help couples stay together?


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

May 18, 2019( 2 min read )

Where to park your tax refund to get the best bang for your buck

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?


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

May 14, 2019( 6 min read )

Money tips from Game of Thrones

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.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

May 8, 2019( 8 min read )

Australians lose almost $500 million to scams in 2018


Leigh Stark

Leigh Stark

Apr 29, 2019( 6 min read )

Aussie personal wealth is falling, but you can still come out on top

Our personal wealth is declining, but you can make some simple changes that put you ahead today.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

Apr 20, 2019( 4 min read )

CommBank launches finance goal tracker, but you have other options


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

Apr 17, 2019( 4 min read )

86 400 one step closer to home loans

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.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

Apr 16, 2019( 2 min read )

Are we looking at a cashless future?

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.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

Apr 5, 2019( 3 min read )

Couples still reluctant to talk money in relationships

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.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

Mar 16, 2019( 2 min read )

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