If you’re on a high income or about to send out invites for your 31st, it can make great financial sense to take our private hospital cover before June 30.
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.
Looking for a new bank? Money has teamed up with Canstar to find Australia’s Bank of the Year!
Even with the new raft of stamp duty exemptions in NSW (and, earlier this year, Victoria), and new data on the most affordable suburbs for first-home buyers, you still need to save a deposit. Here are six ways to slash your spending and save up for your future home.
The government says that there will be a $7.4 billion surplus by 2020-21. Is it being too optimist? Our economy can’t afford to go backwards.
If there was ever an issue that could help you make or save some serious coin, then this is it. It’s our annual Best of the Best edition.
Being self-employed doesn’t have to cost you the dream of home ownership.
So you want to send some money overseas? Be very careful who you choose to do this for you because currency may be a commodity but it doesn’t always carry the same price tag.
Seeing as we’ve had yet another interest rate cut (now at a historic low of 1.5%), the experts say it might be a great time to fix your interest rate.
Lower fees are good news but they may have an unexpected consequence. Will the RBA’s credit card changes spell the end for rewards cards?
Credit card’s aren’t necessarily evil. In the right hands, a credit card can be used to help you save interest on your home loan.