Bankwest boss Sinead Taylor is quietly optimistic on COVID-19’s impact on customers and staff, and WA’s economy once government support it switched off.
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The topic of debt seems to be a particularly rich source of making otherwise rational people sound like morons. Debt is not the devil. It’s a tool. And like any tool, it can be used for good or evil.
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This week’s inflation figures are expected to see a big jump for the September quarter but that won’t deter the Reserve Bank of Australia from cutting the cash rate when it meets in November.
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New research has revealed the impact of COVID-19 on the spending and saving habits of WA households, with many locals concerned economic recovery from the pandemic will not be swift.
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A strong executive/EA team can “move mountains” in the workplace. Experts share how each side can get the most out of the partnership.
The account will allow existing customers to conduct the majority of their personal banking through Afterpay. Fellow buy now, pay later operator Zip has also revealed a tie-up with Visa.
Barring Tasmania, NSW and Victoria, all the States are now above an index level of 100, indicating optimists outweigh pessimists.
WA’s struggling hospitality industry has come roaring back to life, with fresh data showing West Australians are spending more on eating out than any other State.
A report by ING released earlier this year revealed one in three Australian adults was likely to look for a new job after the coronavirus crisis.
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The total number of deferrals has fallen by 45 per cent, with nearly 440,000 home and business loans still paused.
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The bank’s savers have been dealt a blow after rates on two of its main deposit accounts were slashed.
Shadow treasurer Jim Chalmers has not ruled out Labor going to the next election with a policy to scale back tax cuts for high income earners.
The future of a financial planning firm linked to an alleged self-managed superannuation pusher is under a cloud amid difficulties getting professional indemnity insurance for its operations.
There were also healthy increases in the survey sub-indices for ‘current’ and ‘future’ economic conditions and for ‘future finances’.
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