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Savings at rock bottom for many

Couple worried about savings

Savings at rock bottom for many

One quarter of households have less than $1000 in cash savings, report finds.

Global crisis confronting retirees

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Global crisis confronting retirees

‘Potential for outliving retirement savings is high’, says report

Manage money with minimal effort

Manage money with minimal effort

Manage money with minimal effort

Who wants to spend valuable time worrying about balancing the budget?

When ‘natural’ can be artificial

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When ‘natural’ can be artificial

High Court has its say on Aldi hair product promise.

Clearing debt on an Age Pension

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Clearing debt on an Age Pension

Getting out of debt is about recognising the problem and taking steps, says expert.

Smart ways to keep extra cash

Smart ways to keep extra cash

Smart ways to keep extra cash

Be in the best position you can as the new financial year begins with this ...

How to invest $20,000 each year

How to invest $20,000 each year

How to invest $20,000 each year

Noel Whittaker advises what to do with annual savings as couple eyes retirement.

Where the wild savings are

Where the wild savings are

Where the wild savings are

End-of-financial-year sales help you avoid winter blues without breaking the bank.

How to reduce home insurance costs

Nine ways to reduce your home insurance costs

How to reduce home insurance costs

Home insurance costs can take a chunk out of any budget. Here's how to minimise ...

Bank cuts to hit older Australians

Banks do the dodgy on loyal customers

Bank cuts to hit older Australians

The Big Four banks are penalising loyal customers in favour of new business.

How to check your phone data usage

How to check your phone data usage

How to check your phone data usage

Here’s how to track your smartphone data usage to help stop phone bill shock.

Four mistakes that wreck retirement

Four mistakes that wreck retirement

Four mistakes that wreck retirement

Here are the things to avoid if you want to make sure your retirement is ...

10 tips for a fresh financial start

10 tips for a fresh financial start

10 tips for a fresh financial start

Feeling the post-Christmas blues? Cheer up with these easy ways to save in 2018.

Stop your money slip slidin’ away

Stop your money slip slidin’ away

Stop your money slip slidin’ away

There are dozens of simple ways to make every dollar count.

How to get free shipping

How to get free shipping

How to get free shipping

New Australia Post product means you can dodge shipping fees this Christmas.

Concerns about retirees’ spending

Retirees worried they’ll run out of time before money is spent

Concerns about retirees’ spending

Retirees spending big for fear they’ll run out of life before they run out of ...

Millionaire factory fleeces savers

Millionaire factory fleeces savers

Millionaire factory fleeces savers

Macquarie Bank refuses to explain why it is slashing payments on savings accounts.

Beware savings sites bearing gifts

Beware savings sites bearing gifts

Beware savings sites bearing gifts

How product comparison sites make money from your desire to snatch a bargain.

Spotlight on energy comparison sites

Spotlight on energy comparison sites

Spotlight on energy comparison sites

They may save Aussies hundreds, but they’re not exactly philanthropically minded …

10 tricks using household items

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10 tricks using household items

Here are 10 brilliant tricks using household items.

How to avoid paying full price

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How to avoid paying full price

What’s the big deal this Christmas? We show you where to find huge bargains.

Will shares affect an Age Pension?

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Will shares affect an Age Pension?

John is unsure how purchasing shares will affect his Age Pension.

Save more with the Aldi app

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Save more with the Aldi app

Aldi’s Special Buys app provides a new way to do your weekly shop.

How to shop smart and save

Seven simple ways to slash your grocery bills

How to shop smart and save

Here are seven simple ways to cut your grocery costs.

Seven outrageously overpriced items

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Seven outrageously overpriced items

Seven overpriced products and how you can adapt your budget and avoid the extra cost.

Shop around for best savings rates

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Shop around for best savings rates

There are some deeming accounts still paying 3.25 per cent interest on your savings.

Long wait for term deposit boost

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Long wait for term deposit boost

Savers likely to be kept waiting for a boost to interest paid on deposits.

CBA share slide eats into super

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CBA share slide eats into super

The CBA share price slide is eroding the life savings of millions of Australian retirees.

How to dodge a parking fine

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How to dodge a parking fine

Fighting a parking fine may not be a lost cause – if you follow this ...

Aussies paying too much for power

Australians are dissatisfied with the cost and reliability of electricity

Aussies paying too much for power

Australians are deeply concerned about the future cost and reliability of electricity.

Retirement income concerns rise

Retirement money concerns rise

Retirement income concerns rise

Most Australians believe they will fall short of the amount needed for retirement.

Branded vs generic medications

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Branded vs generic medications

Is it worth buying branded medicine?

The best way to use your points

How to make the most of your frequent flyer points

The best way to use your points

Frequent flyer programs explained and simplified.

Medical tourism: worth the risk?

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Medical tourism: worth the risk?

Dentists against seeking dental treatment overseas.

Seven travel money wasters

Good money going to waste straight down the drain

Seven travel money wasters

Take advantage of these travellers’ experiences and give your wallet a holiday too.

Tips for stretching a fixed income

Tips for stretching a fixed income

Tips for stretching a fixed income

Money-saving tips to help stretch a fixed income

Five best ways to cut power costs

Five best ways to cut power costs

Five best ways to cut power costs

Five best ways to reduce the ‘idle load’ cost of your power bill.

Seven money dos and don’ts

Couple looks over their finances and budget

Seven money dos and don’ts

The simplest actions, whether done or avoided, can have the biggest impact on finances.

How to halve your grocery bill

How to halve your grocery bill

How to halve your grocery bill

We discover which supermarket can save you the most on groceries.

Savers losing interest and money

Savers losing money as tax and inflation outgrows interest rates

Savers losing interest and money

Interest earned on savings accounts too low to keep up with inflation.

Five EOFY saving opportunities

Five EOFY saving opportunities

Five EOFY saving opportunities

Keep more money in your pocket with these end of financial year savings tips.

Four places to ask for a discount

Senior couple enquire about a discount at a clothing store

Four places to ask for a discount

Here are four places where it’s worth enquiring if there are savings to be had.

Save on your health insurance

Are you eligible for the defence health insurance

Save on your health insurance

If you or a family member has served in the defence force you could save.

Nine nights in Phuket from $599

Nine nights in Phuket from $599

Nine nights in Phuket from $599

Indulge in a tropical Thailand getaway and save up to 70 per cent!

Do you fear a cashless society?

How will a cashless society affect older Australians?

Do you fear a cashless society?

Australia could become a cashless society by 2020. How will it affect you?

You should be paying less for power

Electricity companies are enjoying high profits by rorting Australians

You should be paying less for power

Australian electricity providers are enjoying ridiculous profits at the expense of consumers.

Living farm to table

Fowles Wine: living farm to table

Living farm to table

Enjoy premium wines for less, with a bonus gift, from Fowles Wine.

Saving for a holiday

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Saving for a holiday

We thought we’d come up with a few ideas on saving for your holiday.

Petrol stations ripping us off

Proof that petrol stations are colluding to rip us off

Petrol stations ripping us off

A new study has revealed that petrol stations are colluding to rip us off.

A simple way to save $800 a year

A simple trick that could save you hundreds

A simple way to save $800 a year

A simple trick that could save you hundreds.

Money management for one

A recently separated woman manages her finances

Money management for one

Here are some simple money management tips for singles.

How to buy a used car

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How to buy a used car

What are the key things to keep in mind when buying a second-hand car?

Finding freebies in 2017

Free red vintage leather sofa on the street

Finding freebies in 2017

Rachel shares the best ways to find the things you need for free.

Not enough money for retirement

Lack of retirement funds forcing later retirement

Not enough money for retirement

Australians will retire later with insufficient superannuation balances.

Five steps to a better financial future

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Five steps to a better financial future

Five tips to help you take control of your finances.

Simple savings in retirement

Simple savings in retirement

Simple savings in retirement

these savings may seem simple but it's good to have a reminder.

Investing for (total) beginners

Growing trees concept financial investment

Investing for (total) beginners

Rachel investigates whether an app can really turn you into a savvy investor.

Savers ‘fooled’ over interest rates

savings rates for term deposits

Savers ‘fooled’ over interest rates

Much-trumpeted August increase in term deposit rates have now been reversed.

Six tips to cut your travel costs

Travel savings money in a jar with earth globe

Six tips to cut your travel costs

Ryan’s tips for saving money while you travel.

Is super a big mistake?

The Grattan Institute claims that super’s importance is overblown

Is super a big mistake?

A new report claims that super’s importance to retirement savings is ‘overblown’.

What is the Saver Plus program?

Coins stacked by hand

What is the Saver Plus program?

The Saver Plus program will match your savings dollar for dollar up to $500.

Will Budget cuts affect you?

How will the $6.3 billion Budget cuts affect you?

Will Budget cuts affect you?

The Omnibus Bill will cut $6.3 billion from the Budget.

Woolies revamps Rewards program

Woolworths store front

Woolies revamps Rewards program

Woolworths’ loyalty program revamp is shaping up to be a winner.

Will an inheritance fund retirement?

Will an inheritance fund retirement?

Will an inheritance fund retirement?

Australians may be relying on an inheritance to fund retirement.

Are you spending too much?

30 per cent of retirees are spending more

Are you spending too much?

It can be tempting to splurge on living the good life as soon as you ...

Are you banking on an Age Pension?

Many Australians are banking on government support in retirement

Are you banking on an Age Pension?

43 per cent of Australians believe they can rely on government support.

Living a comfortable retirement

Want to know how much income you'll need each week?

Living a comfortable retirement

A weekly budget to live a comfortable retirement is more than you think.

The new Australian dream

The new Australian dream is paying off the mortgage

The new Australian dream

Paying off the mortgage is the new Australian dream.

Will your retirement savings last?

Imagine outliving your retirement savings

Will your retirement savings last?

Imagine outliving your retirement savings by up to 13 years.

New lifestyle isn't so average

The new Australian lifestyle isn't so average

New lifestyle isn't so average

Lifestyle expectations have changed over the years.

Boost your retirement income

60 per cent of our retirement income

Boost your retirement income

Starting your retirement doesn’t mean your savings stop growing.

Save with these travel discounts

Save with these travel discounts

Save with these travel discounts

We’ve uncovered some of the best travel discounts on offer.

How to budget (in retirement)

older couple working out a budget

How to budget (in retirement)

Are you brave enough to follow Kaye Fallick’s formula to save?

Super benefits for the rich ‘obscene’

Super benefits for the rich ‘obscene’

Super benefits for the rich ‘obscene’

A retired accountant has discovered the shocking inequity in the current super system.

Super suffers as shares drop

Superannuation – no escaping the share market link

Super suffers as shares drop

Peter Costello has taken a shot at our superannuation system.

Retirement affordability suggestions

Retirement affordability suggestions

Retirement affordability suggestions

In this four-part series of articles, we’ve chosen 20 of your best tips.

Enjoy a frugal Christmas…

 Enjoy a frugal Christmas…

Enjoy a frugal Christmas…

Don’t splash the cash this Christmas with our tips for frugal festivities.

Is your future being stolen?

Is your future being stolen?

Is your future being stolen?

Research suggests $44 billion in retirement savings could be lost over the next 10 years.

Spring clean your finances

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Spring clean your finances

Reap the rewards of breathing new life into your finances.

How to make and stick to a budget

How to make and stick to a budget

How to make and stick to a budget

Creating a budget can be a big task but it’s worth the effort.

Is deeming rate cut on the cards?

Is deeming rate cut on the cards?

Is deeming rate cut on the cards?

The RBA has cut the cash rate to a record low of two per cent.

Aussies could save big on groceries

Aussies could save big on groceries

Aussies could save big on groceries

A supermarket price war could save Australians money on groceries.

Pretend you make less and save

Pretend you make less and save

Pretend you make less and save

Pretending that you earn less can save you money.

Rate cuts call for action

Rate cuts call for action

Rate cuts call for action

It’s worthwhile shopping around to see if you can get a better interest rate.

Discount energy plans

Discount energy plans

Discount energy plans

A new Victorian Government initiative eases the cost of living for Victorian seniors.

Learn from your financial mistakes

Learn from your financial mistakes

Learn from your financial mistakes

While mistakes can’t always be avoided, you can try and learn from them, including those ...

Bank tax to slug savers

Bank tax to slug savers

Bank tax to slug savers

Kevin Rudd’s plan to a bank deposit tax could see savers slugged on interest.

Latest high interest savings accounts

Latest high interest savings accounts

Latest high interest savings accounts

Keep your money accessible while still earning interest

Are your savings safe?

Are your savings safe?

Are your savings safe?

The collapse of financing group Banksia Securities could see investors lose $660 million dollars

Tips for a frugal pantry

Tips for a frugal pantry

Tips for a frugal pantry

Want to cut down on your food costs without compromising on nutrition? A few ...

Seniors Card – Where can you use it?

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Seniors Card – Where can you use it?

Seniors Card discounts are offered by different businesses and government departments.

67 before you get your super

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67 before you get your super

Hidden behind the budget news is the recommendation, apparently in the finally released Harmer Review and also the Henry review, to increase the age (from 55 to 67) at which super can be accessed. What will this mean? The Harmer Review into pensions and retirement income ...

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