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'I paid my half in everything but I still get called a gold digger'
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Money psychology

'I paid my half in everything but I still get called a gold digger'

This label "gold-digger" has haunted my relationship. I've never done anything to prompt this judgment; my crime was merely that I was poorer than my partner.

  • by Jess Gately

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Buying property with others is fraught with danger
Opinion
Opinion

Buying property with others is fraught with danger

It is becoming common for people to consider pooling their money with friends or family members to go into a real estate joint venture. But is it a good idea?

  • by Noel Whittaker
Stacey avoids bankruptcy as more tip over the edge
Household debt

Stacey avoids bankruptcy as more tip over the edge

Bankruptcies are up 4 per cent for the year to June 30 this year over the previous financial year.

  • by John Collett
'Camp Rich': where heirs go to learn about money and stuff

'Camp Rich': where heirs go to learn about money and stuff

In an era of extreme affluence, elite money managers are vying for the hyper-rich as never before.

  • by Suzanne Woolley
How to deal with your ‘money shaming’ mates
Q&A

How to deal with your ‘money shaming’ mates

Personal finance expert Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon helps a reader whose mates give him a hard time about not spending money.

  • by Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon
Banks want staff to be able to help prevent elder abuse

Banks want staff to be able to help prevent elder abuse

The banking lobby is seeking greater power for bank staff to act on suspected elder abuse.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
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'I don't want to play the victim': one of the costliest divorces in history is getting messier
Russia

'I don't want to play the victim': one of the costliest divorces in history is getting messier

A yacht worth $US500m, accusations of infidelity and questions about religion sit at at the heart of Britain's costliest divorce.

  • by David Segal
Young adults living at home are costing Aussie parents $12.2b a year
Opinion
Opinion

Young adults living at home are costing Aussie parents $12.2b a year

Sure you love them, but is your kidult costing you a comfy retirement?

  • by Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon
The seven-year tax offset plan means more than $10 a week for many
Opinion
Opinion

The seven-year tax offset plan means more than $10 a week for many

Scott Morrison did his best at explaining the tax cuts on budget night but how many Australians understood exactly what it means to them?

  • by Olivia Maragna
Perth granny claims $10 million Lotto prize after agency tracks her down
Family finance

Perth granny claims $10 million Lotto prize after agency tracks her down

I buy a few Lotto tickets every week and somehow I had mixed this particular one up with some receipts and stashed them in an old envelope, she said.

Blended families need an inheritance plan more than most
Estate planning

Blended families need an inheritance plan more than most

Having an up-to-date will is crucial for those in new relationships with assets and children from an earlier relationship

  • by John Collett