News

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 new stories

  • 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)
  • Eight money tips for Lunar New Year - Read our tips to build wealth and financial prosperity in the Year of the Dog. (February 2018)
  • National Warranty Company refunds - Find out if you can claim a refund for the warranty you were sold to cover repairs when you bought a car. (January 2018) 
  • Allianz add-on insurance refunds - Check if you're entitled to a refund for add-on insurance products sold through car dealerships. (January 2018)
  • MTA motor vehicle add-on insurance refunds - Find out if you're eligible for a refund for add-on insurance when you bought a car through a car dealer. (January 2018)
  • New Year's resolutions - Our tips and tools help you set and achieve your money goals for 2018. (January 2018)
  • Swann Insurance refunds - Find out if you're eligible for a refund for add-on insurance products when you bought a car or motorbike. (December 2017)
  • 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)
  • 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: 05 Mar 2018