Seniors Finance

Would you use a budgeting app?

When it comes to staying on top of your finances, many people these days are ditching paper and spreadsheets in favour of budgeting apps.

Seniors Finance

Dodgy tree loppers are scamming elderly homeowners

Have you had a knock on the door or perhaps a card in your letterbox telling you the trees in your garden are dangerous and need urgent work?


Claiming a charitable tax deduction when you are missing information

Edwina has donated to a drought assistance charity at the supermarket but doesn't know the name of the charity. Can she still claim a deduction?

Seniors Finance

Why the rate of older Aussies with 'younger person debt' has doubled

Student loans are usually only associated with younger people, but the number of people over 60 with this debt has more than doubled in the past five years.

Seniors Finance

How are Centrelink's COVID support payments assessed?

Catherine is about to fill out her tax return and isn't sure how she should record her JobKeeper payment.

Finance News

Check your bank statements: Surge in unlawful transactions

Australian Financial Complaints Authority complaints show it pays to check your credit card statement.

Banking & Investment

Big four bank prepares to pay back $87m to customers

Westpac has committed to remediating customers who were not notified of corporate actions between 2005 and 2019.

Seniors Finance

Four coffee machines to avoid purchasing

Consumer group CHOICE names it four lowest-rated coffee machines.

Seniors Finance

The great energy bill pricing gap and why you’re missing out

Three government bodies are saying households should be paying less for energy. So why aren’t your bills going down?

Seniors Finance

How the proposed work test changes could change your retirement

As part of this year's Federal Budget announcement, the government signalled that it would repeal the work test for those aged 67 to 74. What does that mean?

Technology News

Australians are now paying more for mobile plans

Millions of Australian consumers will pay more for their mobile phone plans after recent price increases by all three big telco companies.

Seniors Finance

What do you need to think about before the end of financial year?

The end of the financial year is just around the corner and many people are starting to think about what they can do to maximise their tax return.

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