A few extra years in the workforce – including in part-time work – can boost incomes in retirement significantly.
Max Mason WIN Corporation is pulling out of Free TV Australia because the regional network does not believe the industry lobby group is properly representing its members on the issue of media reform.
Vesna Poljak The sharemarket recorded its second 100-plus points sell-off in as many weeks and is now around 300 points away from bear market territory after China growth fears were revived on Monday, but Australia's top 200 companies are on track for a record dividend payout this financial year.
Jared Lynch Farmers are calling on dairy processors to maintain the current prices they pay for milk, saying slashing farm cheques would threaten Australia's dairy production and in some cases force farmers of the land.
Mark Mulligan Despite sluggish domestic growth and a sharp fall in the terms of trade, the RBA is reluctant to cut rates further, preferring the weaker Australian dollar and already low cost of credit to fuel investment, spending and non-mining exports.
David Ramli The federal government should write off part of its investments in the national broadband network to help boost its chances of being profitable, according to NBN analysts and directors.
Stephen Cauchi Lower-than-expected US oil production and rumours of OPEC cutbacks are behind the biggest oil price surge in 25 years.
Rose Powell History indicates the US markets are in for more pain as September has, on average, been the worst month of the year. In Australia, the forecast is not so clear.
John Collett Financial institutions lend to the fossil-fuel industry and insurers underwrite them.
Sally Patten Superannuation funds are increasingly acting as one-stop retirement savings/financial advice shops.
Police have released the name of a man recovered from waters off Port Macquarie last week.
Police are investigating a break, enter and steal at a Port Macquarie restaurant.
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