Winter school holidays are just around the corner and if you haven’t booked a trip, the good news is that there are plenty of local activities to keep your kids busy – and away from technology – without breaking the bank.
Susan has been a finance journalist for 30 years. She wrote for the Australian Financial Review and the Sydney Morning Herald, edited ASFA's Superfunds magazine and wrote the best-selling Women and Money.
Self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) are moving away from buying blue-chip shares, high-yielding shares, cash management accounts and term deposits. So what asset classes are they buying?
Should Jennifer and Toby continue to build savings in a mortgage offset account or invest in a portfolio of listed shares, ETFs and bonds? And what is the outlook for their two Perth properties?
How far will property prices fall in the long-awaited correction? UBS economist George Tharenou believes they will dive deeper than his original estimates.
Financial planners typically only want to see you if you have lots of money. So where do you turn when you’re struggling just to keep the lights on?
When Vanvisa fell pregnant, she and husband Callum didn’t expect their newborn daughter to spend two weeks in the special care nursery at a cost of $10,000.
Mick and Beth Spence lived a frugal life as self-funded retirees. But their savings were also funding the extravagant lifestyle of their financial planner.
Not only were customers misled, overcharged and paid millions of dollars for services they never received but AMP made at least 20 false statements to ASIC.
BetaShares has launched a new exchange traded fund (ETF) at half the price of VAS, currently the lowest-fee Australian shares ETF on the ASX.
We want to make the most of our money to keep sailing the world in early retirement. Jody and her husband Ask the Experts.