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What would you do with $100k?

David Koch shares five tips for you and your partner to better manage your money together. Ms Serratore would also like to buy an investment property going forward. Picture: Daniel Aarons. MILLENNIALS are often accused of being frivolous and privileged, scoffing down smashed avocado while complaining about housing affordability, but …

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Couple avoids rent for 6 years

New York, expensive for some. THIS couple found a way to make living in New York affordable: just stop paying rent. Digital content producers Zachary Bennett and Karen Nourse have not paid a cent for their Chelsea loft in more than six years, relying on a bizarre law to back …

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Centrelink debt: ‘The man in the box’

The information watchdog is assessing Centrelink’s data matching system. James Keygan with his 14-year-old daughter, Lillie. JAMES Keygan describes himself as “a man in a box”. The 47-year-old Tasmanian has schizophrenia and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) so severe he sometimes struggles to even walk down the street. He manages to …

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Aussies to send $3bn overseas in 2017

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Country where Australian $100 bills are worthless

India’s decision to get rid of 500 and 1000 Rupee notes is wreaking havoc. Picture: Manjunath Kiran AUSTRALIAN travellers in India are being unwittingly swept up in the country’s cash crisis. The government’s shock move to scrap 500 and 1000 rupee notes at the end of 2016 sent Indians scrambling …

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‘Start paying or face the debt collector’

Catherine Herir was wrongly told she owed more than $4000, and should start paying it back to avoid debt collectors. Picture: Supplied DEMANDS for Centrelink payments are putting Aussies under intense pressure, with the Government agency even tweeting the Lifeline suicide helpline number. Like many Australians, Catherine Herir, from Brisbane, …

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The death of the shopper docket

Remember when this shopper docket was everything? IT WAS the weekly ritual embraced by millions of Australians: scrounging around for a supermarket receipt before filling up the car. At the height of shopper docket mania, with petrol prices at their peak, customers would put through multiple purchases at the checkout …

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Is this the biggest rip-off of 2016?

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Charities call for help as donations plunge

Wealth adviser Lisa Barber with food that she gives to charities for Christmas. Photo: Bob Barker. IT’S the season of giving, and a growing number of charities are seeking your help. Christmas is the second-busiest time of the year for charities, after annual the tax deduction stampede in June, but …

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Festive rip-offs costing you thousands

David Koch shares five top tips to save money. ‘Tis the season to be spending, but are you getting ripped off or buying things you don’t need? Picture: istock THEY are the little hidden charges or fees you don’t think about, but as it turns out they’re costing you more …

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