Top stories and news articles

Welcome to the news section of ASIC's MoneySmart website. We feature financial news stories on a range of topics including getting on top of credit card debt, as well as seasonal subjects like tax time and spending smart over Christmas.

Current and past new stories

  • 12 money tips for Christmas - Suggestions on ways to simplify your Christmas this year, so you can make the most of the festive season. (October 2017)
  • QBE add-on insurance refunds - Find out who is entitled to a refund for add-on insurance sold through car dealerships across Australia. (August 2017)
  • Tax return tips - Our guide to what you can and can't claim and tips to make lodging your tax on time a breeze. (July 2017)
  • Super changes starting 1 July 2017 - We explain the changes to superannuation that affect super contributions and the way super and retirement income is taxed. (June 2017)
  • Motor Finance Wizard refunds - Find out if you're eligible for a refund or write-off of your car lease or loan. (May 2017)
  • Global Money Week (27 March - 2 April 2017) - The perfect time to use ASIC's MoneySmart resources to help you talk to the kids in your life about money. (March 2017)  
  • Eight money tips for Lunar New Year - Read our Lunar New Year money tips on building wealth and prosperity in the Year of the Fire Rooster. (January 2017)
  • BMW Finance compensation - Find out if you're eligible for compensation for an unsuitable car loan. (December 2016)
  • Cash Converters refunds - Find out if you're eligible for a refund for an unsuitable and unaffordable payday loan. (November 2016)

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Last updated: 11 Dec 2017