Financial responsibility

May 25, 2023

Financial responsibility refers to the practice of handling money and other assets in a way that is in your (as the owner of the assets) or your family’s best interest. Being financially responsible entails a certain level of proficiency in...[Read More]

Financial Stability: The Key to the Ideal Retirement

April 27, 2023

Retirement is a time to sit back and enjoy the fruits of a lifetime of hard work. However, retiring without adequate financial resources can be a recipe for disaster. Financial stability is crucial if you want a comfortable and fulfilling...[Read More]

The most common financial mistakes

April 20, 2023

It’s easy to make mistakes with money, especially if you’re unaware of how dire the consequences of your actions could be. Here, we’ll look at some of the most common financial mistakes people commit that frequently result in severe financial...[Read More]

Business activity recovers to pre-COVID levels

April 19, 2023

Australian businesses have so far proven resilient to high inflation and interest rates, with business activity returning to pre-COVID levels. CreditorWatch’s monthly business risk report shows several indicators of business activity rebounding to...[Read More]

Ways to save money around the home during times of rising interest rates

April 13, 2023

With interest rates rising almost everywhere, including Australia and the United Kingdom, people have begun tightening their purse strings as best they can. However, decreasing spending to ensure your expenses match your reduced budget could mean...[Read More]

Economic benefit going to rich ‘inequality on steroids’

April 12, 2023

A disparity between how much of the economic benefits the vast majority of Australians get compared to the top end of town has been described as “inequality on steroids”. A new report shows 90 per cent of Australians received just seven per cent...[Read More]

5 Key considerations when investing in commercial property

April 6, 2023

Unlike buying residential real estate, investing in commercial property is generally viewed as the territory of more seasoned, wealthy investors. However, as long as you’re willing to learn and put in the work, there’s no reason you can’t...[Read More]

Want a comfortable retirement? Here’s what you need to do…

April 6, 2023

Retirement always seems to be far away; until it isn’t. Many retirees realise too late that they are running out of money much sooner than expected. Therefore, Australians planning for retirement need to reconsider their assumptions regarding how...[Read More]

Spending slows as households start to shut up shop

March 29, 2023

A tepid lift in retail sales suggests squeezed household budgets are keeping shoppers away from big-ticket items but consumers aren’t fully boycotting the shops just yet. Official retail sales rose a modest 0.2 per cent in February in line with...[Read More]

Study shines light on depth of poverty in Australia

March 22, 2023

Renters, single parents, women, students, the unemployed and people with a disability are the Australians most at risk of poverty, a new study has found. The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) partnered with the University of NSW to...[Read More]

Overcome the Deposit Barrier With These 6 Tips

March 16, 2023

In Australia, the deposit barrier is a significant challenge for many people who wish to buy their own homes.  Saving up for a deposit can be a daunting task, especially for first-time homebuyers.  The good news is that there are various...[Read More]