Your daily coffee could be one reason why you can’t get a loan

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.

New Territory homebuyer scheme ‘most generous’ in nation: Gunner

First home buyers will get up to $50,000 as part of a new scheme that NT Government hopes will boost the ailing construction industry, but it comes as new figures show another government incentive scheme has only paid out three applicants in the first three months of the program.

Mortgaged to the hilt: New data reveals extent of WA’s crippling debt crisis

West Australian calls to the National Debt Helpline skyrocket by more than 60 per cent in a year, dwarfing every other state or territory, as the effects of the mining construction and housing downturn continue to bite.

Debate on national energy policy is more toxic than ever, senior NSW Liberal says

A decade after Kevin Rudd was ousted as Prime Minister over his failed emissions trading scheme, Australia is still without a clear policy and it is discouraging investment.