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Forget presents, many millennials just want money for Christmas

New research has found many millennial Australians don’t want last-minute presents or hand-knitted sweaters this Christmas – all they want for Christmas is cold hard cash.

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New car sales fall for the 20th consecutive month

New vehicle sales continue to struggle in Australia, with Australia’s peak automotive industry confirming a 20th consecutive month of falling sales figures.

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No Christmas rate cut from the RBA

There’ll be no rate cut in Australian homeowners’ stockings this Christmas, with the Reserve Bank declining to make its fourth and last cash rate change for 2019.

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Parents say a ‘cashless society’ will hurt their children financially

Australian parents are raising concerns about the impacts of cashless society on their children, saying the absence of cash will leave them financially worse off.

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Black Friday is here – but is it worth the hype?

Black Friday is upon us once again, with scores of retailers offering countless mouth-watering discounts.

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Elderly homeless numbers on the rise

While there’s been much positive talk of a housing boom amidst rising house prices, the reality is many older Australians are being forced out onto the street.

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Renting in Sydney & Hobart “critically unaffordable” for low-income Australians

Hobart is the least affordable city to rent in, followed closely by Adelaide and Sydney, a new report has found.

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Customer-owned banks grow rapidly in 2019

Customer-owned banks (aka mutual banks) have emerged from a tough 2019 relatively unscathed, according to a new independent report from KPMG.

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Customers could flee big banks under open banking: Moody’s

The profitability of Australia’s major banks is under threat thanks to low interest rates, intense competition and open banking, according to a report from ratings agency Moody’s.

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Two share economy startups join forces

There are car-sharing apps (such as Popcar or Car Next Door) and there are house-sharing apps like Airbnb, but for the first time in Australia, two of these share-economy platforms are teaming up to trial a new affordable way of living.

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