The Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia report has confirmed what many Australians already felt: household incomes are falling with no raises in sight. So what can you ask for instead?
What is the price of love? More than $11 billion apparently. That is what Aussie singles spend on dating each year.
Shoppers will get more in their basket for their buck at Aldi, with new research from Choice showing Australians can save up to $80 compared with shopping at Woolworths and Coles.
The credit card rewards drought has hit Qantas, with comparison site Mozo.com.au finding the airline’s new card fails to deliver on its “high points” promises.
While employees in one industry can expect salary increases of more than 6%, one in 10 Australian employers say they won’t offer pay rises at all.
Scammers pretending to be from government agencies are targeting migrants and conning them out of thousands of dollars.
One in five Australians say they experience stress when it comes to paying bills and 40% of young adults have no effective system for making payments, according to a new study.
It would take 15-year-old Fletcher Taylor hours of work on the family farm or at the local butcher to earn $1000 for his super fund. But Fletcher’s work ethic and love of saving money have won him a $1000 super contribution, courtesy of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) Youth Week competition.
Fifteen-year-old girls might not be known for being money savvy but Australia’s female students have outperformed their male counterparts in an international financial literacy test.
The average Sydney renter is “on the brink of disaster”, says Vinnies NSW CEO Jack de Groot, with many low-income households now paying up to 70% of their income on rent.