Thursday 8 March is International Women’s Day – a time to celebrate what has been a remarkable year for women around the world. From the #metoo and #timesup campaigns to demands for equal pay, women are taking unprecedented strides in both the professional and public spheres.
2018 has already been a turbulent year for the global economy, with recent volatility in the stock market sparking some concerns for the future. So what major factors are currently influencing the Australian and international economies – and how will these shape the year ahead? Here are some of the economic trends everyone’s talking about.
Craig James, CommSec’s Chief Economist, weighs in on the state of the economy and lets us know what we can expect to see over the coming year.
Overspent this year? Here’s how to put your finances back on track – and even get ahead. Despite the best intentions, many of us will finish this year on a low note financially. Wouldn’t it be great to start the New Year for once without having to play catch-up?
Thinking about using your car, home or personal skills to make some extra cash over summer? Before you do, make sure you understand what’s involved.
Worried about running out of money in old age? We talk to retirement expert and women’s advocate Nicolette Rubinsztein about what women can do now to help their long term financial security.
Ever wondered why your EOFY tax bill was higher than you expected? It could be because of the Medicare Levy. So what does the levy pay for – and how is it calculated?
To make child care more affordable, the federal government offers parents two forms of financial assistance. Here’s what you should know about these benefits – and how they’re about to change.
The Federal Government’s reforms to superannuation are now in effect, with new rules having commenced from 1 July 2017. It’s important to understand how these changes could affect your financial strategy and retirement plans.
If you’re invested in property – or if you’re looking to buy your first home or downsize – the federal government has proposed some initiatives that might impact you. Here’s what you need to know.