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Stress and finance during pandemic

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Stress and finance during pandemic

Almost one in two Australians say they are more stressed because of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Banks offer further assistance

Anna Bligh

Banks offer further assistance

As the first phase of COVID-19 assistance from the banks ends, new plans are announced.

GST holiday to ease recession

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GST holiday to ease recession

Why this recession will be different, and what can be done to help.

Pandemic a perfect storm for elder abuse

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Pandemic a perfect storm for elder abuse

Financial elder abuse on the rise as children demand bailouts from retired parents.

Price-gouging rampant during crisis

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Price-gouging rampant during crisis

The highest prices weren’t being paid for toilet paper, masks and sanitiser, either.

Switch off your engine

How to cut your fuel bill, clear the air and reduce emissions

Switch off your engine

Switch off your engine, it's not hard: how to cut your fuel bill, clear the ...

Do you qualify for second $750 payment?

Do you qualify for second stimulus payment?

Do you qualify for second $750 payment?

Are you in line to receive the government’s second $750 support payment?

ATO crackdown on COVID payments

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ATO crackdown on COVID payments

The tax office is zeroing in on fraud schemes taking advantage of stimulus packages.

Banks reveal scams targeting Aussies

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Banks reveal scams targeting Aussies

Australians lost more than $634 million to scams in 2019, ACCC finds.

Is this why our power bills hurt?

Are energy giants working to prevent lower power bills?

Is this why our power bills hurt?

Energy giants want to thwart reforms that would help renewables and lower power bills.

‘Fast cash’ relief for older Aussies

Older Australians can now access ‘fast cash’ instead of accessing super

‘Fast cash’ relief for older Aussies

Is drawing on home equity in times such as these a more sensible option?

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