People like Emma Warren are at breaking point, according to a new survey of people who are hit the hardest by rising cost of living.
- by Max Maddison
The industry hopes the vacancy rate’s inch upwards by a tiny fraction signals that the tide is finally turning for Perth’s sustained and painful rental crisis.
- by Sarah Brookes
Nearly one million Australians hold down a second job, but some side hustles are more unusual than others.
- by Amber Schultz
Seventy-two per cent of properties are mortgaged and after 12 interest rate rises, homeowners say they’re struggling to make ends meet.
- by Jim Malo
A prominent think tank has told a review into NSW road tolls that the government should consider transport vouchers rather than reduce toll prices.
- by Michael Koziol
Assistant Treasurer Stephen Jones is worried the increase in premiums, combined with a rise in complaints, will result in people opting out of insurance.
- by Rachel Clun
Determined home buyers can still find their way into the market with careful planning and the help of some new government schemes.
- by Hannah Farrow
Home buyers, renters and businesses could be spared any further financial pain after the RBA again left the cash rate at 4.1 per cent while signalling the economy is on track for a soft landing.
- by Shane Wright and Rachel Clun
The Reserve Bank, ahead of its meeting on Tuesday, is being warned another interest rate rise on cash-strapped consumers could easily cause a recession.
- by Shane Wright
A slew of data in July made it clear what the retail sector is facing – and yet, there could be some winners.
- by Emma Koehn
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has reserved the right to call an election any time from early next year if the Greens block Labor’s $10 billion housing bill a second time.
- by Angus Thompson