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Aussie shoppers spent up big in Black Friday sales, CBA data confirms

The Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales were expected to be the biggest retail days of the year, and data from Commonwealth Bank confirms it lived up to expectations.

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New online eligibility tool launched for First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

The National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC) has today launched an interactive online tool to help first home buyers assess their eligibility for the scheme, which kicks off 1 January 2020.

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“Make insurance cheaper for younger, healthier people,” says Grattan Institute

A Grattan Institute report recommends charging younger people less for private health insurance to stop the continuing youth exodus from the private health system.

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Goodments: the ethical investing app targeting millennials on climate crusade

Making small changes in our everyday lives is one of the oft-talked about ways to reduce our impact on the environment. But have you ever thought about how the stocks you invest in could make a difference?

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“Risk of real consumer harm”: ACCC calls for more transparency around loyalty schemes

Australia’s consumer watchdog has called for supermarkets, airlines and hotel operators to end the practice of automatically linking credit cards with customer loyalty schemes.

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1 in 3 Australians would prefer to travel than own a home: ME Bank

Buy a house or travel? 1 in 3 Aussies are choosing the latter, as rising house prices push dreams of homeownership further away.

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Bushfire season has arrived: Here’s what you need to know about insuring your home

As we head into the warmer months, catastrophic bushfires are raging in many parts of Australia, claiming hundreds of homes. At the time of writing, the damage bill has hit $145 million, with over 1,300 bushfire-related claims for the November disasters.

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Millennials and Gen Z bin over $1,000 of food every year

Australians are chucking out thousands’ worth of their hard-earned savings every year in wasted groceries, with Gen Z and millennials the worst offenders.

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Debt the halls: Here’s our complete guide on how to rein in your Christmas spending

It’s the most punderful, but wasteful, time of year. From novelty gifts to alcohol, and everything festive in between, Christmas can be a trap for those prone to impulse spending.

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Westpac dumped from First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

In what is turning out to be a very bad week for the bank, Westpac has allegedly been axed as the second major lender for the governments’ First Home Loan Deposit Scheme over reputational risk concerns.

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