Bill Shorten has vowed to abolish negative gearing and scrap franking credits, but how would a Labor victory hit your hip pocket?
Annette Sampson has written extensively on personal finance. She was personal editor of The Sydney Morning Herald, a former editor of the Herald's Money section, and a columnist for The Age. She has written several books.
We could all be affected by an economic slowdown if lenders cut back in response to falling house prices
With dementia now the leading cause of death in Australia, there’s a question we need to consider: what will happen if we’re still living but mentally unable to make decisions about our money?
The Australian Prudential and Regulation Authority’s crackdown on investor lending has already made it tougher for self-managed super funds to borrow,
With the focus on accumulating super, what actually happens in retirement is an afterthought. So are account-based pensions really suitable for everyone?
The RBA’s latest rate cut has left interest rates at an historic low of 1.5%. Could this be the gateway to negative interest rates?
The government argues we’re all winners from a company tax cut, but as Annette Sampson discovers, the benefits for local share investors are debatable.
Annette Sampson looks at how property investors could be affected if negative gearing were to be scrapped following the 2016 federal election.
No matter who wins, certain super benefits will be lost, especially if you’re a high earner. Annette Sampson takes a closer look at the changes.
When it comes to wills, an expert’s advice can prevent unpleasant – and expensive – legal challenges against DIY wills, writes Annette Sampson.