The difference between shares and bananas

25 January

In the world of investing, stocks and bonds often take centre stage. They represent two of the most common types of investments, each offering unique benefits and risks. As an investor, understanding stocks vs. bonds is key to building a diversified...[Read More]

Things to consider when preparing your home for sale

25 January

Preparing your home for sale in Australia requires a mix of strategic planning, maintenance, and marketing savvy. The process is a multi-faceted journey that encompasses both practical and aesthetic elements. Taking the time to optimally prepare...[Read More]

10 brilliant money-saving tips

25 January

Are you looking to build up your savings for the future, but don’t know how or where to start? Check out these money-saving tips you can apply today.   Whether you’re looking to save money for financial security, investment, a future purchase...[Read More]

Electric vehicle shipping problems cause a real stink

24 January

Australia has missed a major electric vehicle milestone and the reason for it stinks. Sales of low-emission vehicles had been tipped to top 100,000 for the first time in 2023 after their popularity more than doubled throughout the year. But just as...[Read More]

Inspiring Australians gather as they vie for top honour

24 January

Community leaders, educators, volunteers and medical researchers are among finalists descending on Canberra for the Australian of the Year awards. The winners of the four categories of the prestigious national gong will be announced on Thursday,...[Read More]

Gender pay gap wider for managers than other job types

24 January

The hourly gender pay gap is wider for Australian managers than for professionals, labourers and other classes of workers. Men in management roles were earning almost 20 per cent more than their female counterparts based on average earnings each...[Read More]

Middle Australia focus of tax overhaul

24 January

Middle Australia will be the focus of an income tax overhaul, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has confirmed. Mr Albanese said he will take the proposed changes to a Labor caucus meeting on Wednesday and provide details at the National Press Club on...[Read More]

PM looking for extra dollars for those ‘doing it tough’

24 January

Australians are holding out hope for hip pocket relief after the prime minister fast-tracked the start of the political year for cost-of-living discussions. Since the end of the COVID-19 lockdowns, prices have surged for everything from rents to the...[Read More]

Australia’s population tips over 27 million

24 January

Australia’s population has surged to more than 27 million as births and migrants arriving outstrip deaths and residents leaving the nation. The Australian Bureau of Statistics population clock tipped over the mark on Wednesday and continues to...[Read More]

Business ticks off expanded paid parental leave scheme

24 January

Business groups have backed a proposal to increase the number of weeks offered under the paid parental leave scheme. The federal government introduced legislation last year which would extend the scheme by two weeks each year from July 1, to...[Read More]

Flooded farmers keep afloat with regenerative methods

24 January

Drenching rain through Victoria in January has left some farmers swamped but regenerative farming techniques have helped others keep their heads above water. By mid-January, James and Donna Winter-Irving’s farm at Nagambie, 130km north of...[Read More]

House prices smash records, wiping out downturn losses

24 January

Australia’s housing market has reached record heights, completely rebounding from its losses during the 2022 downturn. The housing market in all state capital cities rose over the December quarter while capital city unit prices and Canberra rose...[Read More]

Property investor tax breaks blamed for housing crisis

24 January

Affordable housing has moved beyond many Australians’ reach because the government is subsidising the private market instead of building social housing, a new report has found. Everybody’s Home Written Off report shows the federal budget is...[Read More]

Fares lose altitude as more flights cleared for takeoff

24 January

Australians travelling overseas can expect cheaper airfares in 2024 as new carriers and bigger aircraft bring more seats to key destinations online. After reaching historic highs following the COVID-19 pandemic, international airfares fell in the...[Read More]

5 ways to increase your property value

18 January

Your home is more than simply a place to unwind; it’s also an investment. If you plan to sell your property someday, increasing its value now can help you get a better return on your investment. Most people believe that increasing the value of a...[Read More]