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How to avoid the Christmas debt hangover this new year

For the first time ever, Australia's household-debt-to-income has exceeded 190% after roughly tripling since the late 1980s. This means the average Australian household is holding debt that's almost double their disposable income. The fact is ... More
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Big banks scramble to ride the digital banking wave

Westpac's foray into digital banking stepped up a gear this week, with the announcement of a digital-only platform. The move is seen as an attempt to coax younger customers away from the new wave of neo banks. "We're preparing for our digital ... More
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Beware a tax bill on your royal commission compensation

Since the recent banking royal commission, there has been a spike in compensation payments paid to investors by financial institutions. But did you know that these payments could be taxable? The way tax law applies to such payments is complicated because ... More
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