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Labor targets low income earners, promises bigger tax cuts

Low income earners are set to receive bigger tax cuts under a Labor government, as Bill Shorten is set to use his budget reply on Thursday to focus on people earning under $40,000.

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Retail spending unexpectedly rises in February

Retail sales growth smashed expectations in February, rising 0.8% in seasonally adjusted figures, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

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How to start saving money in your 20s

Here’s a twenty-something finance journalist’s guide to saving money in your twenties.

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Apartments fuel surge in building approvals

Despite expectations for a drop, approval for the construction of new dwellings jumped in February, driven by a spike in high rise approvals.

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Millions of Australians to receive one-off payment to help with rising cost of electricity

Four million Australians are set to benefit from a cash handout from the Federal Government to ease the burden of rising electricity costs when the Treasurer Josh Frydenberg hands down the Budget on Tuesday.

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Negative gearing changes to kick into effect on January 1 if Labor wins election

Labor will introduce its changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax by January 1 next year if it wins the upcoming election in May – but the announcement has sparked backlash from property industry groups.

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Top apps for saving money on groceries

Here is Savings.com.au’s list of some of the most popular apps for saving money on groceries.

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No end in sight for rental pain, as rents continue to rise

Despite the current housing downturn, landlords are continuing to raise rents, data from Rent.com.au reveals.

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Rising income tax strangles household spending

Households are slashing their spending as rising income tax puts a stranglehold on disposable income growth, according to Australia’s central bank.

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Wage expectations remain low

More Australians don’t believe their wages will rise this year than those who do, according to a poll by EY Sweeney.

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