Money

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Why high bills are your own fault

Why high bills are your own fault

WE ALL worry about sky-high power prices, but many Australians don’t realise they are committing a basic mistake that is costing them hundreds.

Man earns extra $1k a month for doing nothing

Man earns extra $1k a month for doing nothing

THOMAS Paterson is making an extra $1000 a month “pocket money” that pays his rent — while more or less doing nothing.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Woman denied job for refusing handshake awarded $6K compo

Woman denied job for refusing handshake awarded $6K compo

A MUSLIM woman has been awarded $6000 in compensation after she was denied a job for refusing to shake the interviewer’s hand.

Why earning $170k isn’t enough

Why earning $170k isn’t enough

STEF makes about $170,000 a year — but even with the addition of her husband’s income, the mum-of-two says it’s just not enough.

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Massive queues for $100 million Powerball

Massive queues for $100 million Powerball

AUSTRALIANS are queing up for a chance to win today’s life-changing $100 million Powerball draw with one-in-three people expected to buy a ticket.

Ripped off: Angry worker’s cruel pay discovery

Ripped off: Angry worker’s cruel pay discovery

SIVA had a job where breaking one simple rule would mean she instantly lost her job. But that was not the worst thing she discovered.

Heartbreak of farmer working for $2.46 an hour

Heartbreak of farmer working for $2.46 an hour

YOU’D think it could never happen in Australia. But somehow, this man is earning just a fraction of the minimum wage.

Wed 15 Aug 2018

‘I hope you are ashamed of yourself’

‘I hope you are ashamed of yourself’

A BRISBANE mother has created a social media storm after posting a photograph she took at a Westfield shopping centre playground.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Widow expected $200k, got $25 from super account

Widow expected $200k, got $25 from super account

WHEN this woman’s husband died, she was expecting to receive a cheque for more than $200,000, but instead all she got was $25.

Brutal lesson from $127,000 loan

Brutal lesson from $127,000 loan

A 32-YEAR-OLD has revealed his eye-watering $3000-a-month “lesson” after making a seriously poor financial decision.

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