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Letter of the month
What is your favourite affordable indulgence under $30?
Beware the wedding ‘red bomb’ • The couple's happy occasion can be a financial strain for guests, but it's possible to be generous without being extravagant
How much cash should you splash?
NEWS & VIEWS • Spending and saving are a state of mind, too
Why surcharges can be a rip-off
Crack down on dodgy bond claims
NEWS & VIEWS • BUYING HAPPINESS
PODCAST OF THE MONTH
MY MONEY • Food, energy and fuel top the stress list
Aussies are not retiring types
PROPERTY • Nervous landlords sell out
Proof that social housing can work
INVESTING • Space outfit fires up unicorn dreams
Stakes are high in cybersecurity
SHARES • Humans hold their own in AI stock-picking test
BUY* Alumina (AWC)
Chipping away at a tiny fortune
Top priority should be to pay down the home loan • Rebecca wants to start investing small amounts to build long-term wealth
I've inherited $600,000 but don't know what to do with it • Dan could pay down the mortgage, renovate or invest in shares
Personal safety and mental health are the bigger issues • Matthew's friend is in a troubled relationship and wants to set up a secret fund
SMSF costs are rising, so should I wind it up? • After a $370k gain, Sonya is unsure about her property's future growth
Mum's age pension at risk if she sells her home • Maria and her siblings could get an early inheritance, but the consequences would be serious
How to spot a fake odometer reading
2022 Longview ‘Vista’ Shiraz Barbera $23
2018 Bremerton ‘Best of Vintage’ Shiraz Cabernet $85
Bridging the Gap
Why investment bonds are better now • They have shed their old-fashioned image, but many people still don't know about them. Here are five reasons to take another look.
If we retire early, are we going to run out of money?
Here's how to work out the numbers – but be realistic • As you run down your considerable assets, the age pension will kick in
X FACTOR • Inside the $7 trillion generation
SUNNY SEA CHANGE TRANSFORMS A FAMILY'S LIFE
How to double your super balance
WHERE TO GET SUPER ADVICE
Australia's income and wealth distribution by generation
FOLLOW THE THREE GOLDEN RULES • Mercer Super's tips for Gen X to build wealth
WEALTH PRESERVED FOR THE NEXT GENERATION
HOW A TESTAMENTARY TRUST WORKS
Avoid the fraudster's web • Ageing parents may need help to protect them from increasingly inventive crooks
HOW THE VULNERABLE ARE TARGETED
Overcome the fear of change • You know you would be better off by doing something differently, but you just can't make the big decision. Sleeping on it can help.
Four ways to kick off your (or someone else's) inertia
This succession is important too • Privately owned businesses are collectively worth $1.437 trillion, yet more than eight out of 10 owners have no plans for who'll take over the reins
China's downturn gets more serious • While the country's construction sector may be ‘sick’, other parts of the economy are getting on with business
More private lives • Our data protection laws are set for a big overhaul and the...