Term deposits are paying just 1-3%. These alternatives could double that, but beware the risks.
Editor Effie Zahos started out as a graduate trainee for one of Australia’s major banks. She moved to TV in 1997, kick-starting her career in finance journalism as head researcher for Channel Nine’s Money Show. A regular finance commentator on TV and radio, she is the author of The Great $20 Adventure.
Our insane appetite for debt and a ridiculously overpriced property market have pushed mortgage arrears to their highest point in five years. Here’s what to do if you’re suffering mortgage stress.
The nation’s unemployment rate has remained steady at 5.6%, but underemployment remains high, according to the Bureau of Statistics. So which careers are likely to see the most job growth over the coming year?
With all the talk about Australia’s growing housing affordability crisis, how much do our kids know about property prices? I visited Canterbury South Public School recently to find out!
One of the first money lessons I learnt was that it’s not what you earn that counts but what you spend. So it’s time to get off the debt treadmill.
Effie Zahos fields a lot of money questions from young Australians, but these are the questions they should be asking.
The best way to boost your super is to salary sacrifice, but if that’s not an option, there are things you can do to improve your retirement savings.
Home loan interest is calculated on the daily balance. So how much can you save by switching to fortnightly or weekly mortgage repayments?
The end of financial year is just around the corner. Here are seven steps to getting a bigger tax refund.
Would you move banks if your home loan interest rate increased by 0.15%? Most people won’t, which is how Aussies will end up paying for the bank levy.