The government is paying private consultants $440,000 to model the effects of tax changes in an exercise the head of the Treasury says shouldn't be taken too literally.
Peter Martin Now that a GST rise is off the table, expect state governments to do the tax reform that the Federal Government won’t.
Richard Hughes As Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday this week, the archives reveal how it very nearly had another name altogether.
John Collett Australian shares have outperformed the global market over the past century, but local investors still need more exposure to international shares.
Clancy Yeates A looming flood of company results should give a clearer picture whether recent market fears are justified.
Caitlin Fitzsimmons It's been almost 20 years since I last owned a cheque book in Australia, and I never felt that anything was lacking until I tried to buy a house two years ago.
Catherine Robson Talking to yourself in the third person can help you make better financial decisions.
Sally Patten A survey of financial attitudes uncovered some concerns about the way people think about money.
John Collett The Australian sharemarket is showing more red ink over the week and our tipsters have had a tougher time of it in week two of our five-week share race.
John Collett Leasing a car through work is still worthwhile. The tax advantage is not as great as it used to be, but there are still savings for most people.