Business

Tue 13 Nov 2018

$180k salary not enough to buy home

$180k salary not enough to buy home

Freddy Grant and his husband had a $100,000 deposit and a comfortable income. But for years a home was still “out of reach”.

Crisis that gave Aussie $4 billion idea

Crisis that gave Aussie $4 billion idea

When global markets went into free fall 10 years ago, it scarred a whole generation. But from this disaster, one Aussie saw a big opportunity.

Make money teamwork a habit

Make money teamwork a habit

COUPLES should check that their money focus remains on the same page. David and Libby Koch examine key financial habits that both partners should try to master.

How to get paid to drink beer

How to get paid to drink beer

What Aussie doesn’t love knocking off work early to go sink a few cold ones at the pub? Well now you can get paid for it.

Credit card danger for spendthrift shoppers

Credit card danger for spendthrift shoppers

CHRISTMAS is just around the corner, and it’s proved to be the most dangerous time of the year for Aussie shoppers. Here's how to spare yourself financial pain.

The big problems with #MeToo

The big problems with #MeToo

Accusations of sexual harassment and assault in the public domain come with risks — and it’s why #MeToo might not be the way to go.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Drivers ditching rideshare apps

Drivers ditching rideshare apps

Rideshare drivers are fed up with low pay and long hours, with an increasing number of Aussie workers quitting due to unacceptable conditions.

Lotto winner seeks man for $100k

Lotto winner seeks man for $100k

A woman who complained that winning the lotto at 17 “ruined her life” is looking for a boyfriend — and she’s willing to pay him a six-figure salary.

Stepping up fight to attract young doctors to the bush

Stepping up fight to attract young doctors to the bush

The Rural Doctors Association of Australia looks set to be granted powers to negotiate better pay and working arrangements for rural doctors.

Free Apple repairs over tech issues

Free Apple repairs over tech issues

Apple has quietly announced free repair programs for problem iPhones and Macbooks after customers complained of annoying tech issues.

Keep your Christmas dollars in town

Keep your Christmas dollars in town

CHRISTMAS time is fast approaching which for many families means lots of dollars spent on gifts and catching up with loved ones.

Has Volvo overtaken BMW at the top of the compact SUV table?

Has Volvo overtaken BMW at the top of the compact SUV table?

In the mid-$50K bracket, premium compact SUVs add sporty handling to sharp looks. Ride comfort sets one apart

Flagship Ag waste program to increase levy on chemical sales

Flagship Ag waste program to increase levy on chemical sales

A nationwide environmental waste reduction program has been given the green light to increase its levy on the sale of agricultural and veterinary chemicals.

$1 million-a-year sex worker spills

$1 million-a-year sex worker spills

A SEX worker on track to earn nearly $1 million this year has revealed what a typical week in her busy schedule looks like.

Toyota says no to plug-in hybrids

Toyota says no to plug-in hybrids

TOYOTA has an interesting reason for not adding a plug-in hybrid to its range.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

New Toyota RAV4 poised to bring hybrid power to family SUV

New Toyota RAV4 poised to bring hybrid power to family SUV

TOYOTA’S popular mid-size SUV has advanced engine technology to go with a bold new look.

Victoria’s Secret in financial chaos

Victoria’s Secret in financial chaos

DESPITE the glamour of the annual runway show, Victoria’s Secret is a brand that is in steady decline. This is why.

$5K gadget blowing our minds

$5K gadget blowing our minds

IF YOU’VE ever dreamt of having a cinema in your home, this incredible new home entertainment gadget could make those dreams a reality.

The new ‘hate’ trend changing the way we date

The new ‘hate’ trend changing the way we date

DATING apps are all about matching people over things they have in common. A new app has taken a drastically different approach.

Good news for first home buyers

Good news for first home buyers

NEW housing loans have hit their lowest level in four years, latest ABS figures show — and here’s why that’s extremely good news if you’re a first homebuyer.

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