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Outlook grim, sit tight: analysts

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Outlook grim, sit tight: analysts

Volatility set to be a feature of markets, says SuperRatings

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Little trust left in money advice

Little trust left in money advice

Little trust left in money advice

This is what you think of the professional financial advice you have paid for.

Cost rises hit Affluents hardest

Cost rises hit Affluents hardest

Cost rises hit Affluents hardest

Transport and recreation greatest burden on tribes.

What if your property doesn’t sell?

What if your property doesn’t sell?

What if your property doesn’t sell?

Downsizing might seem like a great idea, but what do you do if your property ...

Super overhaul could save billions

super savings

Super overhaul could save billions

Review set to drive out under-performers, make fees more transparent.

New retiree assets test this year

New retiree assets test this year

New retiree assets test this year

Retirees should prepare to avoid this year’s new ‘tax grab’: Noel Whittaker.

Can’t return that dodgy toaster?

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Can’t return that dodgy toaster?

If Santa’s new massage chair has already stopped working, you need to know this.

Superannuation

Super set to post a shocker

Super members are at risk of their first annual loss since 2011.

Christmas woe

Plan to simplify retirement

The Federal Government wants to make it easier for people to understand retirement.

Making it easier

Super changes hurting members

Super fund members are the losers of policies providing concessions to the for-profit sector.

Super shame

Banking & Investment

Seven money secrets of the rich

Seven suggestions that can teach us a thing or two about the secrets of the wealthy.

How do they do it?

Major bank’s massive data leak

Massive data breach exposes sensitive medical details of bank customers.

Is your data safe?

How to avoid dividend dismay

InvestSMART warns: don’t put a high yield too far up your list of wants.

Which shares are best?

Credit Cards

What if your property doesn’t sell?

Downsizing might seem like a great idea, but what do you do if your property doesn’t sell?

Stuck on the block

Credit card switcheroos that work

Promotional offers to avoid crippling credit card debt are useful, but not free.

How to cheat debt

Conquer your credit card debt

It can be very tempting to overindulge during the festive season.

Get on top of it

Property

New retiree assets test this year

Retirees should prepare to avoid this year’s new ‘tax grab’: Noel Whittaker.

What to expect

Is the ‘tree-change’ back in vogue?

There has been a surge in demand for properties located in ‘lifestyle’ regions.

Tree-change option

Easing tax load on beneficiaries

Noel Whittaker tells Jane how to organise her assets to minimise taxes on her death.

Ease the heirs’ tax load

Insurance

The place with the highest premiums

A range of complex issues means property owners in some areas pay more for insurance.

Overdue North

Don’t fall for funeral insurance

Funeral insurers have convinced many consumers to pay too much for their costs.

Final mistake

Aussies exit private health insurance

Many people are abandoning their private health insurance policies.

Get out quickly

Legal & General

Cutting estranged child out of will

Rod Cunich tells how best to prepare to avoid a challenge.

Court considerations

Will uneven legacy cause issues?

Eddy asks Rod Cunich how he can best favour one child in his will.

Will it be contested?

How to deal with stepson’s query

Jane is the administrator of her husband’s will and asks Rod Cunich for guidance.

What are the rules?

Mortgage & Home Loans

Lending your child a helping hand

Younger people are finding it harder to break into the property market, but you can help.

You can help

Bank practice putting seniors at risk

Lenders to blame for the surging rates of mortgage stress.

Retirement risk

How to cope when rates rise

Noel Whittaker has a simple tip for managing your mortgage when rates rise again.

Managing the mortgage

Seniors Finance

Can I block estranged child?

Lawyer Rod Cunich explains what a will codicil will achieve.

What are a child’s rights?

Surprising reality of retirement

Surprising things about retirement that no one tells you about before you retire.

Retirement answers

Can I save my husband’s pension?

Suzie is approaching retirement age and is worried her husband will lose his Age Pension.

Shifting super

Finance News

Who'll be hurt most by tax changes?

The losers from Labor’s capital gains tax policy aren’t all where you would expect them to be.

Who loses out?

Little trust left in money advice

This is what you think of the professional financial advice you have paid for.

Leap of faith crashes

What if your property doesn’t sell?

Downsizing might seem like a great idea, but what do you do if your property doesn’t sell?

Stuck on the block

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