Money

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Bitcoin: ‘Mother of all crypto scams’

Bitcoin: ‘Mother of all crypto scams’

IF YOU’RE still holding on to your bitcoins in the hope of another massive price rise, we may have some bad news.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

First home owner costs to rise come July 1

First home owner costs to rise come July 1

BUILDERS are bracing for a last-minute rush as first home buyers scramble to beat higher costs and cash in on a $20,000 housing grant that’s set for cutbacks from...

The $1 tax rule you need to know

The $1 tax rule you need to know

IT’S the cheeky $450 million scam many of us are guilty of, but there’s a simple rule you need to know to avoid a whopping fine this tax time.

Wed 13 Jun 2018

Ombudsman to again investigate Centrelink

Ombudsman to again investigate Centrelink

THE Commonwealth Ombudsman will investigate Centrelink's automated debt recovery system, with one minister describing it as a 'serious failure'.

How your salary compares to your colleagues

How your salary compares to your colleagues

AUSSIE wages are on the rise — but there’s a big chance you’re still being “grossly underpaid”. So how does yours stack up?

Hidden cost coming for Queenslanders

Hidden cost coming for Queenslanders

DESPITE promising billions in savings, there is one cost that could sting Queenslanders, and it has everything to do with the state’s

'Little relief': Seniors advocates slam Queensland budget

'Little relief': Seniors advocates slam Queensland budget

THE Queensland Government has given “little relief” to its elderly residents after handing down its latest budget overnight.

NSW govt plans new online gambling tax

NSW govt plans new online gambling tax

THE NSW government is set to announce a 10 per cent tax on all online bets in next week's budget, with the racing industry due to benefit from the proceeds.

Watch out for these tax scams

Watch out for these tax scams

WITH tax time just around the corner, there is a wave of scams to watch out for, affecting everything from Netflix to banking.

Tue 12 Jun 2018

Five-minute guide to Queensland Budget 2018

Five-minute guide to Queensland Budget 2018

TREASURER Jackie Trad has delivered her first State Budget, with big borrowing to underpin major spends on infrastructure, health and education.

QLD BUDGET 2018: Regional areas win big

QLD BUDGET 2018: Regional areas win big

JACKIE Trad will take Queensland further into debt to pay for the largest investment in infrastructure since the 2011 flood recovery program.

QLD BUDGET 2018: What's in it for Warwick?

premium_icon QLD BUDGET 2018: What's in it for Warwick?

THE Southern Downs barely rated a mention in the Queensland budget today.

Tip of the iceberg for dud super funds

Tip of the iceberg for dud super funds

SUPERANNUATION is next under the blowtorch as some Aussies are being taken for a ride by their funds, so Kochie explains how to make sure your nest egg is safe.

Millionaire left lotto ticket on fridge

Millionaire left lotto ticket on fridge

A KATHERINE man won a fortune five weeks ago, but hadn’t got around to checking the ticket he’d stuck on his fridge door.

Mon 11 Jun 2018

How to buy a home quicker

How to buy a home quicker

THE stress of buying a home can be exacerbated by not knowing exactly how much money you have to spend on your purchase.

Fri 8 Jun 2018

How to ditch your bank

How to ditch your bank

THE BIG banks are under the pump after some horror Royal Commission revelations, so Kochie explains how to ditch and switch to a lender you believe in.

Thu 7 Jun 2018

Who the ATO is targeting this year

Who the ATO is targeting this year

IT’S nearly tax time, which for many workers means seeing what they can get away with. Here’s who the ATO is coming after this year.

How a Toowoomba woman won $1 million in Gold Lotto

How a Toowoomba woman won $1 million in Gold Lotto

A Toowoomba woman is $1 million richer after scoring the jackpot on Wednesday night’s Gold Lotto.

POLL: How will you be using your tax return this year?

POLL: How will you be using your tax return this year?

NEARLY half of Australian taxpayers are expected to save their tax return this financial year, according to a new surver.

Southeast water prices expected to rise by $30 a year

premium_icon Southeast water prices expected to rise by $30 a year

THE State Government has waited until the State of Origin to break some bad news for Queenslanders’ hip pockets.

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