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Shame, stress and secrets: the lies we tell about money
Opinion
Opinion

Shame, stress and secrets: the lies we tell about money

Only 43 per cent of Australians are truthful when they talk to their loved ones about their spending habits.

  • by Georgina Dent

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The modern horror story keeping women awake at night
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Money & relationships

The modern horror story keeping women awake at night

The possibility that they might have to rely on someone else’s money at some point in their adult life should be keeping women up at night.

  • by Alys Gagnon
Be ready for capital gains change
Opinion
Opinion

Be ready for capital gains change

Last week’s political turmoil has increased the likelihood of a change in government and major changes in taxation arrangements for investors.

  • by Daryl Dixon
'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
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
The money problems that dogged Aretha Franklin's remarkable career
Analysis
Analysis

The money problems that dogged Aretha Franklin's remarkable career

While few of us will be blessed with the sublime talent and earning potential of Aretha Franklin, many of us will fall into similar money traps.

  • by Catherine Robson
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Why you should opt for a fake diamond ring
Money & relationships

Why you should opt for a fake diamond ring

Synthetic diamonds, which are by no means new, are nearly identical to their lazy sisters.

  • by Michelle Andrews
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
'Culture of secrecy has muted us all': Why we should talk about money
Opinion
Opinion

'Culture of secrecy has muted us all': Why we should talk about money

Even though many of us spend our lives obsessed with the pursuit of money, most of us don’t talk about it.

  • by Marcus Padley
ACT workers underpaid more than $7 million in super payments
Money & relationships

ACT workers underpaid more than $7 million in super payments

More than 400 ACT-based businesses were investigated by the tax office for underpaying workers' superannuation payments.

  • by Andrew Brown