The cost of renting a house in Australia's capital cities has hit a new record high. (ABC News: John Gunn)
Why are interest rates going up? What does inflation have to do with the Reserve Bank’s decision? 
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Interest rates are likely to rise this afternoon. But do you understand why? Here's everything you need to know. 
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The easing of COVID lockdowns in 2021 didn't see any decrease in scams targeting isolated and vulnerable Australians. (ABC North West Queensland: Kemii Maguire)
Scammers stole over $2 billion from Australians last year — more than double 2020’s total: ACCC
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Scammers stole more than $2 billion from Australians last year — more than double the amount from 2020. Here's why losses from scams are going up so fast.
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The cost of renting a house in Australia's capital cities has hit a new record high. (ABC News: John Gunn)

Why are interest rates going up? What does inflation have to do with the Reserve Bank’s decision? 

News article by the ABC
Interest rates are likely to rise this afternoon. But do you understand why? Here’s everything you need to know.  ...

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Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe says inflation could reach up to 7 per cent by the end of the year.  (ABC News: John Gunn)

Can we avoid a recession? What we can learn from the Kiwis

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New Zealand property prices have fallen every month this year following a series of punishing interest rate hikes that began ...

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The easing of COVID lockdowns in 2021 didn't see any decrease in scams targeting isolated and vulnerable Australians. (ABC North West Queensland: Kemii Maguire)

Scammers stole over $2 billion from Australians last year — more than double 2020’s total: ACCC

News article by the ABC
Scammers stole more than $2 billion from Australians last year — more than double the amount from 2020. Here’s why loss ...

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Rising interest rates could drive rents up as landlords also struggle to cover their mortgages

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Teacher Allan Qi has a unique perspective when it comes to the property market. He is both a landlord and a tenant and is incre ...

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Law student Diane Palmer says WA's tenancy laws give landlords even more power in today's tight rental market. ()

Growing number of reliable tenants find themselves homeless in rental squeeze

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Diane thought if she paid her rent on time and took care of the property where she was living she could not be evicted, but the ...

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Australia’s cost of living crisis is forcing some to make difficult decisions about their future

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The rising cost of living has forced Australians like Zofia to make difficult decisions in their lives, but many have also foun ...

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