Why should you pay attention to reporting season? Because even if you don’t invest directly in shares, your superannuation does. And it’s a chance to take the economy’s temperature.
The RBA has held the cash rate at 1.5% for its 10th consecutive meeting today, on the back of upbeat labour market reports, with unemployment falling to 5.5% since the last meeting and a trend towards more job advertisements.
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.
Data from the 2016 census reveals where the richest Aussies live, and where you can find the cheapest rent.
Mozo director Kirsty Lamont says the government’s credit card crackdown doesn’t go far enough to address Australia’s spiralling debt problem.
There’s a lot happening in parliament, with news lass passed in the lead up to the end of the financial year. Here’s how it could affect you.
With major chunks of the NSW budget having been revealed ahead of time – such as the housing affordability package and a multibillion-dollar increase in public hospital funding – the rest is now out in the open, with a few welcome surprises for residents.
The ACCC is taking Thermomix to court over a faulty model which caused serious burns to several customers who were then refused refunds.