So you loaned money to a friend, now he’s avoiding you and you’ll never see the cash again. A new online platform is making it easier to lend money to loved ones.
Susan has been a finance journalist for 30 years, beginning at the Australian Financial Review before moving to the Sydney Morning Herald. She edited ASFA's Superfunds magazine and wrote the best-selling Women and Money.
While industry super funds earned 8.8% over the five years to 2015-2016, SMSFs with assets of $500,000 to $1 million returned an average of just 3.7%. Ouch!
If you don’t know how much you spend on household expenses and entertainment every month, you’re not alone.
Bereaved family members are still reeling from the loss of a loved one when they find themselves trying to navigate vague, complicated funeral prices.
Next time friendly bank staff want to help you with your money, consider this: 75% of advice given to customers wasn’t in the client’s best interests, according to an ASIC review of the big four banks and AMP.
Property investors could find themselves severely stretched if interest rates rise this year.
Retirement could last up to 25 years, so how much super will you need?
Companies with plenty of women, including in top roles, perform better than those with low gender diversity.
The third most popular new year’s resolution is usually about getting the finances in order, and your super fund can provide free basic financial advice.
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