Lower Power Bills Up To The Consumer

Lower Power Bills Up To The Consumer

The Government has put forward a plan to abandon the Clean Energy Target (CET) and instead adopt a National Energy Guarantee (NEG).
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  • Buy Now Pay Later Not Without Risk

    18:27' 27-09-2017

    Buy Now Pay Later Not Without Risk

    Many shoppers traditionally take advantage of the “layby” service offered by many stores, where you pay for a purchase over time, and take the purchase home after the last payment.

  • Simple Ways To Cut Your Living Costs

    18:40' 21-09-2017

    Simple Ways To Cut Your Living Costs

    Recently Seniors Online gave some suggestions to help older people keep down their power bills. However, the tips apply just the same to any family household.

  • Credit Card Charges Are Under Control

    18:30' 14-09-2017

    Credit Card Charges Are Under Control

    The Federal Government has banned excessive card surcharging for all businesses from 1 September, as part of the governments approach to delivering fairer financial services for Australians.

  • Most People Still Lie To Get A Mortgage

    20:17' 13-09-2017

    Most People Still Lie To Get A Mortgage

    Investment bank UBS claims that as many as a third of all mortgages are “liar loans”, based on false or inaccurate information. This is an increase on previous findings.

  • Households Spend Most On The Basics

    20:05' 13-09-2017

    Households Spend Most On The Basics

    Data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show that close to 60% of weekly household spending is on basic essentials such as housing, food, energy, health care and transport.

  • Super Fees Will Be Easier To Understand

    19:29' 31-08-2017

    Super Fees Will Be Easier To Understand

    From the end of September there will be significant changes to the way superannuation and managed investment funds disclose the fees and charges that affect consumers.

  • Teaching Kids Money Skills Begins At Home

    19:39' 30-08-2017

    Teaching Kids Money Skills Begins At Home

    Often, by the time people have left school and begun work, their weak knowledge of money skills leads them to make poor decisions, or no decisions at all.

  • Online Credit Card Fraud Growing All The Time

    14:47' 17-08-2017

    Online Credit Card Fraud Growing All The Time

    A report released this month by the Australian Payments Network (APN) shows that nearly one in a hundred online credit card transactions are fraudulent.

  • Energy Efficiency Program Saves Households Plenty

    14:12' 01-08-2017

    Energy Efficiency Program Saves Households Plenty

    The Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) program, now renamed Victorian Energy Upgrades, has saved householders and businesses more than $400 million on their energy bills already this year.

  • Monitor Your Power Use To Lower Energy Bills

    14:15' 31-07-2017

    Monitor Your Power Use To Lower Energy Bills

    Up to 1000 homes across Victoria will be able to monitor and access their own power usage because of a new initiative funded by the State Government.

  • Using Your Expenses To Claim A Tax Refund

    14:39' 27-07-2017

    Using Your Expenses To Claim A Tax Refund

    Now that a new financial year has begun, it is time to think about completing your tax return.

  • Cut Your Power Bills By Trading Electricity

    18:41' 20-07-2017

    Cut Your Power Bills By Trading Electricity

    It may be possible to cut household power bills, or even make a profit from them, by trading electricity usage with the help of an app.

  • Making Your Small Business Financially Stable

    18:51' 05-07-2017

    Making Your Small Business Financially Stable

    A stable and reliable cash flow is essential in business. If you can’t cover your expenses, you might lose earnings opportunities. There are a few simple steps you can take to improve your business cash flow.

  • Government Will Move Against Credit Card Cheats

    18:49' 03-07-2017

    Government Will Move Against Credit Card Cheats

    Credit card providers who carry out unfair and “predatory” practices are being targeted by the Federal Government, under reforms to be introduced within the year.

  • Tax Office Warning To Get Your Tax Right

    18:59' 29-06-2017

    Tax Office Warning To Get Your Tax Right

    The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is warning taxpayers to take their time to get their tax returns right. In the first place, this means waiting until August before you lodge your return.

  • Taskforce Reports On The Black Economy

    13:48' 07-06-2017

    Taskforce Reports On The Black Economy

    The Black Economy Taskforce was established late last year to identify and investigate people who operate outside the tax system, or who are known to the authorities but do not correctly report their tax obligations. In 2012 the ABS estimated it to account for as much as $25 billion in unpaid revenue, but the true figure is not known.

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