ACCC warns of Valentine’s Day scammers

This Valentines day the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has urged lovebirds to be on the lookout for scammers.

Credit card use rises despite fewer accounts

The number of active credit card accounts in Australia have fallen, but that hasn’t stopped the increase in spending with them, according to the latest data from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA).

Aussie dollar dives following RBA’s about-face on interest rates

In news that will probably disappoint Australian overseas travellers, the value of Australian dollar has had one of its biggest single-day falls in two years in reaction to a speech made by the Reserve Bank’s Governor.

Christmas shopping sales fall amid flat wages growth

Retail sales results of the biggest month of the year for shops have revealed spending fell considerably, led by falls in purchases of household goods, clothing and footwear.