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House vs apartment: Which is better for first home buyers?

The ‘Great Australian Dream' of homeownership is still alive and well, but not everyone wants a quarter-acre block with a Hills Hoist.

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"Wafer-thin savings buffer": Australians hurtling towards COVID-19 fiscal cliff

New findings suggest that while financial comfort levels may be up for now, winding back government support could send Australians with "wafer-thin" savings over the edge.

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Inflation plunges -1.9%, Australia enters 'deflation'

Australia's consumer price index plunged -1.9% in the June quarter, marking the biggest quarterly drop in records dating back to 1948.

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Melbourne and Sydney apartment rents fall 2% during COVID-19

Asking rents for apartments in the country's two biggest cities have fallen by 2% during COVID-19, new data shows.

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Government taxes make up one third of Victorian home buyer costs

Victorian home buyers are handing up to a third of the purchase price of a new home to the government, a new report reveals.

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COVID-19 has made Australians more aware of their finances

One in two Aussies are now having more conversations about their money than they were pre-COVID, according to new research.

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Retail trade figures settle, up 2.4% in June

Retail sales figures have jumped 2.4% for June, following three months of extreme volatility.

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Australians go on early super withdrawal & stimulus spending spree

Retail spending has spiked in line with stimulus and early super withdrawal payments, a new report has found.

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Half of Aussies expect to struggle financially because of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic will have long-lasting impacts on consumer behaviour with nearly half of Australians expecting to struggle financially over the next few years.

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Melbourne lockdown threatens to undo retail recovery, consumer confidence plunges

Retail spending was beginning to recover, but the second spike of COVID-19 infections in Victoria threatens to cut that short.

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