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Coronavirus drives record growth for retail sales in March

Retail sales increased by a record 8.5% in March, as panic buying and online shopping spurred an enormous increase in consumer activity.

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How to financially prepare yourself for possible unemployment

Coronavirus has resulted in many job losses and according to projections by the Grattan Institute, nearly a quarter of Aussie workers could be out of work in the coming weeks. Here’s how to prepare yourself financially for possible unemployment.

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Housing activity plunges as nervous buyers and sellers desert the market

Buyers and sellers deserted the national property market in April hoping to wait out the impacts of coronavirus, with new figures showing a slowdown in house prices.

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Contactless payments surge 44% during COVID-19 as shoppers fear germs

Nearly half of Aussies have decreased their use of cash when making purchases in person because of coronavirus fears, new data shows.

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International students in Victoria to receive $1,100 coronavirus relief payment

International students in Victoria will receive a relief payment of up to $1,100 as part of a Victorian Government emergency support package.

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How to control your online shopping during isolation

With coronavirus restrictions closing down non-essential bricks and mortar stores and forcing us to stay within our homes, online shopping has surged.

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Banks make it "unnecessarily difficult and costly" for borrowers to compare home loans, says ACCC

Australia's consumer watchdog says the big four banks have made it "unnecessarily" difficult for borrowers to compare home loans, and it could be costing customers up to $5,000.

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A beginner's guide to salary sacrificing

For the uninitiated, the term ‘salary sacrifice’ doesn’t sound very appealing because no one wants to give up any of their hard-earned money, thanks very much.

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Women, over 65s struggling with financial stress due to coronavirus, says NAB

Women are more anxious about family finances than men, while those close to retirement are feeling the impact of the recent share market downturn on their superannuation, new data shows.

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Sellers drop asking prices as coronavirus economic uncertainty looms

Property values rose in every capital city over March but some vendors are cutting their asking prices, as economic and job uncertainty from coronavirus looms.

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