Cash Converters says it is a responsible lender helping "millions of Australians who suffer from financial exclusion", but its claims have been challenged by conflicting evidence at a Senate inquiry.
Buyers of off-the-plan apartments have been caught in a double whammy of stricter borrowing rules and falling property prices.
The internet media giants would be required to make it clearer to consumers how their private information is used, get proper consent and face significant penalties for breaching privacy laws, according to a report by the consumer watchdog.
The banking royal commission claims its latest scalps, with the managing director and chairman of IOOF — originally known as the Independent Order of Odd Fellows — standing aside pending a court case by the super regulator.
APRA takes action against superannuation giant IOOF in the Federal Court and is trying to disqualify its top executives from managing people's retirement savings.
Car salesmen are misrepresenting the number of cars sold in Australia by 340,000 every year — when they are really just sitting idly at the dealership in many cases.
After nine months of damning evidence of misconduct and malpractice, the final fortnight of hearings neatly encapsulated the banking royal commission, especially the starkly contrasting evidence of NAB's CEO and chairman.
The head of bank regulator APRA is the last witness on the stand as the royal commission holds its final day of public hearings.
A new survey of 1,500 au pairs in Australia finds for many it is not the "cultural exchange" they had hoped for, with different roles and longer hours than they were promised.
The banking royal commission is in its second-last day of public hearings, with ANZ boss Shayne Elliott continuing to answer questions about the bank's pay practices and handling of customer compensation.