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Budget 2018: what to expect

May 7, 2018 — Daniel Graham

The government has kept the pre-Budget announcements to a minimum this year, but here’s what we know is definitely in – and probably out.

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What happened to those big Budget announcements?

May 2, 2018 — Daniel Graham

With the Federal Budget less than a week away, we look at how some of last year's big announcements are tracking.

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Australia's rental crisis worsens, report finds

May 2, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

The country's lowest earners are being locked out of the rental market in capital cities.

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Compare Frank health insurance

April 24, 2018

A member-based, nonprofit health fund launched by GMHBA in 2009.

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Banks take 5 years to refund fraud victims

April 23, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

Taking advantage of customers is big business for the banks

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Vendor finance and rent-to-buy schemes

April 5, 2018 — Andy Kollmorgen

Think twice (or thrice) before signing up to these dodgy deals.

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'Hidden payments' behind life insurance rip-offs

March 29, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

Industry rife with misconduct, report finds.

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Shockers from the banking royal commission

March 28, 2018 — Andy Kollmorgen

The lengths banks will go to in the pursuit of loot.

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Compare myOwn health insurance

March 23, 2018

Launched in 2017, myOwn offers health and life insurance bundled with membership to a rewards program called AIA Vitality.

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ANZ halts sales of car loans ahead of royal commission hearings

March 16, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

Explicit details on loan fraud are expected to be revealed during the hearings.

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Hidden bank discounts could save home owners $3800

March 16, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

It's tough finding the best deal when you're not told about mortgage discounts.

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Bupa and HBF cut private health insurance benefits

March 9, 2018 — Uta Mihm

Meanwhile ombudsman asked to investigate Bupa's cuts to gap cover.

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CBA to issue $16m in refunds ahead of royal commission hearings

March 8, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

Announced as the Commonwealth Bank is forced to defend its 'junk' insurance sales and policies.

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Weathering a home insurance storm

March 7, 2018 — Daniel Graham

What can be done about out-of-control home insurance premiums up north?

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How much will my anaesthesia cost?

Feb. 20, 2018 — Daniel Graham

Understand anaesthesia bills and gap fees – without falling asleep.

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