Top stories and news articles

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

Current and past news stories

  • Lunar New Year money tips - Read our tips to build wealth and financial prosperity in the Year of the Pig. (January 2019)
  • New Year's resolutions - Our tips and tools help you set and achieve your money goals for 2019. (December 2018)
  • 12 money tips for Christmas - Suggestions on ways to simplify your Christmas this year, so you can make the most of the festive season. (November 2018)
  • Spring clean your finances - Follow our tips to whip your finances into shape this spring (September 2018)
  • Ultiqa Lifestyle timeshare loan refunds - You may be you eligible for a refund of your Ultiqua timeshare loan from Future Holiday Finance (August 2018)
  • Tax return tipsOur guide to what you can and can't claim and tips to make lodging your tax on time a breeze. (July 2018)
  • Radio Rentals refunds - Find out if you're eligible for a refund on your consumer lease with Radio Rentals or Rentlo Reinvented. (May 2018)
  • Global Money Week - Find out how to use ASIC's MoneySmart resources to help you talk to the kids in your life about money matters during Global Money Week. (March 2018)
  • Managing investment risk - We explain what investment risk is and how to manage it without sacrificing returns. (February 2018)
  • Clearview life insurance refunds - Find out if you're eligible for a refund on your life insurance. (February 2018)
  • Motor Finance Wizard refunds - Find out if you're eligible for a refund or write-off of your car lease or loan. (May 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: 17 Jun 2019