Household wealth in Australia has taken its biggest dive since the global financial crisis. But it's not all doom and gloom.
The Reserve Bank cut interest rates on Tuesday because we weren't spending or pushing up prices at the rate it wanted. On Wednesday we might find things are worse than it thought.
Putting employee directors on Australian boards is seriously back on the agenda for the first time since the 1970s.
All you need to know about the 2019-20 federal budget in our simple at-a-glance graphic.
The government wants this election to be all about tax. The tax cuts you will get, now and later. And the “higher taxes” that Bill Shorten would impose.
Peter Costello's Future Fund is funding the apparent elimination of government debt.
It's a cash splash worthy of Rudd, and it will push an extra $3.5 billion into the economy within weeks.
Booming global commodity prices have masked the impacts of a weakening economy. With luck, the budget will be the shot it needs.
Trade tells a story of modern Australia that began long before January 26, 1788.
The consequences of Brexit mean Australian exporters need to stop focusing on Britain and think more about Europe.
Minister for Finance Mathias Cormann said corporate tax cuts in the US had led to 'stronger investment, stronger growth, a lower unemployment rate and higher wages'. Let's take a closer look.
Use our drag-and-drop interactive to find out how incomes, financial wellbeing, and housing stress has changed since 2001 for various 'family types', including singles or couples without children.
Was shadow minister for finance Jim Chalmers correct when he said that under the current Coalition government, net debt had doubled? We asked the experts.
Here are 10 trends worth noting from this year's huge Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey. For starters, household spending on energy fell, even as power prices rose.
What the huge HILDA survey reveals about your economic well-being, health and family life.
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On today's episode, we'll hear what the huge HILDA survey says on Australians' financial literacy, energy use, how many of us are delaying getting a driver's license and how our economy is changing.
Anxiety about China's rise is unlikely to abate any time soon – Australia needs to remain calm and realise the region is changing rapidly.
Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke of plans to further open up the Chinese economy this week - and the world economy should hope US president Trump feels vindicated by this.
On Q&A, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive James Pearson said almost 60% of small business owners in Australia are paid $50,000 or less. Is that right?
Housing and wages loom as stubborn problems that could bring our economy unstuck in the year ahead.
Any number of implicit and explicit deadlines make 2018 look like a more eventful year than most.