Tom keeps a keen eye on all things personal finance while completing his Bachelor of Communications in journalism at the University of Technology. When Tom's not helping readers get up to date with the financial news of the day, he plots travel adventures and indulges his football addiction. You can find Tom tweeting from @TomasAKWatson.
Friday 20 January 2017
As Australia Day festivities across the world kick off today with the annual Australia Day Gala in New York, Aussies celebrating abroad have been warned to keep their celebrations in check to avoid unwanted travel insurance problems.
Thursday 19 January 2017
Investors have been urged to focus their attention away from Brisbane’s booming apartment market, as oversupply threatens to stagnate capital growth.
Wednesday 18 January 2017
Australians are set to be in for a new year credit card shock, with Mozo.com.au predicting that spending during the festive period will bring the average credit card debt to around $4,255.
Monday 16 January 2017
Record house prices across the country are making it harder for single Australians to enter the property market, with single women the hardest hit.
Friday 13 January 2017
In a move set to limit the inconvenience of lost or stolen bank cards, ANZ has announced a service which will enable customers to continue using their digital wallets with a ‘virtual’ replacement card.
Tuesday 10 January 2017
Whether it’s a trip to Asia or buying their first home, Australians of all ages have made saving money their foremost financial priority in 2017, according to a new study.
Friday 06 January 2017
Australia's largest airline, Qantas, has started the year on a high after being named the world’s safest airline by peak safety and product rating website AirlineRatings.com.
Tuesday 03 January 2017
They might not know it, but newborns across the nation are in for a savings surprise with Westpac announcing a $200 contribution to the savings account of any baby born in 2017 who has an account opened in their name.
Thursday 22 December 2016
With Christmas just days away and Santa busily refuelling his reindeer at the North Pole, many Australians are getting ready to make equally long trips of their own.
Wednesday 21 December 2016
A nationwide study by Southern Cross Travel Insurance has revealed 75% of Aussies travelling overseas for a hens or bucks party were left short-changed by up to $2,000, and some even had bills of over $200,000, from unexpected expenses including missed flights and expensive bar tabs.