Money

Fri 22 Feb 2019

How to buy a good thing: the unloved cars at the right price

How to buy a good thing: the unloved cars at the right price

If a new car sells slowly, it doesn’t have to mean it’s a dog. At the right price, unloved models can be good things.

RBA will cut rates if economy falters

RBA will cut rates if economy falters

Australia’s central bank has the “flexibility” to cut interest rates if the economy falters this year and workers start losing their jobs.

New $20 note’s clever trick

New $20 note’s clever trick

Our new-look $20 note has been revealed today — and it includes a seriously slick feature that will make it near impossible to forge.

New Mazda3 raising quality and the price

New Mazda3 raising quality and the price

Mazda goes premium with fourth-generation hatch, leaving budget buyers to find another option.

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Aussie dollar spikes on jobs figures

Aussie dollar spikes on jobs figures

Full-time employment rising was good news for the Australian dollar, which is a key indicator for the RBA’s decision on rates.

Classic Peter Brock designed Commodore sells for $165,000

Classic Peter Brock designed Commodore sells for $165,000

Two icons of Australian motoring earned big paydays for owners at Melbourne auction.

Bank victims to get second chance

Bank victims to get second chance

Labor has revealed the cornerstone of its response to the banking royal commission — an “unprecedented” scheme to compensate customers.

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Hidden way your drug use is tracked

Hidden way your drug use is tracked

Australians are using tonnes of meth, cocaine, MDMA and heroin, costing them billions and the government has a sneaky way of finding out.

Disgraced bank boss’s $1m payday

Disgraced bank boss’s $1m payday

NAB CEO Andrew Thorburn will walk away from the top job with his pockets well and truly lined despite the bank’s shocking behaviour.

Powerball jackpots to $30 million

Powerball jackpots to $30 million

As $30 million goes up for grabs in tomorrow’s Powerball draw, lotto officials have revealed the most frequently drawn numbers in the past eight months.

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