When it comes to getting financial advice, it's imperative to find someone you trust. But with the financial services royal commission revealing a culture of greed in the industry, how do you know where to turn for advice?
Compulsory superannuation will not provide financial security for everyone in retirement. So is going it alone with a self-managed super fund a better option?
Michelle Bradley-Smith switched her superannuation from an industry fund to a retail fund after being cold-called by a financial advisor who promised bigger returns. It was a decision she says she quickly regretted.
Peter Costello says Australians will not have enough money to be self-funded retirees if they rely solely on employer contributions to superannuation. One expert says you would need to contribute 18 per cent, nearly double the compulsory rate.
Income tax cuts are a central issue in the looming federal election campaign, so what are both parties offering, how much will you get, and when will you see the money?
The scrutiny on borrowing is the toughest it's been, with banks and credit unions putting the daily spending habits of potential customers under the microscope — including things like your food deliveries and Afterpay purchases.
When it comes to budgeting, it's important to find a method that works for you. So, we've looked at the pros and cons of three common methods you can use to do a budget.
Economists continue to fret about the "wages puzzle", but the answer has been staring us in the face, writes Josh Bornstein.
The Reserve Bank says consumer spending is taking a hit in large part because people are handing over a bigger share of their incomes in tax than at any time since the early 2000s.
Solar panels have been installed on the rooftops of two million Australian households — but why are so many people left helpless when they run into a problem?