Help your kids understand money

IF YOU'RE a parent or guardian, you'll know it's never been more important to talk to your children about money and teach them to use it wisely.

ACCC sues Ford over automatic gearbox customer failures

The 2015 Ford Focus Hatch Sport.

The ACCC has launched court action against Ford.

Creditors' concern at Rivet end

UNCERTAIN FUTURE: Rivet group has made the decision to move Australian Road Express and Rivet Mining East into administration, leaving creditors with questions.

Jobs in question after companies go into administration

Adani workers could send rental prices back up

Adani workers are firing up the oversupplied Townsville rental market. Picture: Wesley Monts

700 units are available in city but many are not furnished

Beers, spirits and 131 years of history up for grabs

The 131-year-old General Gordon Hotel is on the market with all of its quirks included.

Pub with good beer and "lovely food” for sale 20 minutes from town

Digital subscriptions offer bright future for journalism

Michael Miller, Executive Chairman of News Corp Australasia, after talking about the future of journalism at the Melbourne Press Club. Picture: David Geraghty

He also sounded a positive note for Australian news brands

This is exactly what not to do in a job interview

GET WORK: Ben Neideck hopes his advice will help young people secure a job.

"I've met people who were so anxious they almost threw up"

Rocky's ticket to top of freight and supply chain

Rockhampton Regional Council have launched a bid to become a major player in Australia's freight and supply chain. PICTURED: Frasers Livestock Transport become the first to drive a three-trailer cattle train through Rockhampton on the new stock route.

Bid to become major beef exporter and 'transport and logistics hub'.

OUR SAY: Let's stand up against electricity price rises

HANDS up who received a letter in the mail from their energy provider this month akin to a punch in the guts.

51% of trust income to wealthy

TIME TO FIX: The Austrtalia Institute executive direc
tor Ben Oquist says with Australia facing a revenue crisis and trusts being used to avoid and minimise tax, "this is an area ripe for reform”.

Huge amounts of money are being washed through trusts.

Say goodbye to your PIN number

'Frictionless' transactions are the way of the future

ATO advises pull up tax socks, don't claim them

SOCK 'EM: The ATO reminds tax payers simply because they may wear an item to work does not mean it is tax deductible.

Don't be caught out with clothing claims this tax time

$4.8million win has CQ family man set for life

HUGE WIN: An Emerald man has won himself $4.8million over 20 years in Tuesday's Set for Life draw.

A CQ family man has won $20,000 a month for the next 20 years.

Superannuation is actually not that complicated

Anyone heading towards retirement should be interested in Paul Clitheroe's new book, Superannuation Made Simple.

Is superannuation too complex for the average person to understand?

Which state kicks economic goals?

Brian Parker poses the question: is there any correlation between the relative economic performance of Queensland and NSW and their State of Origin performance?

There are two main ways to compare economic performance of states

iPhone alert: Why you need to update right now

APPLE is urging iPhone owners to update their iOS immediately to patch a new security flaw which could give hackers control of their device.

Man with life-threatening disorder needs NBN: 'It's a joke'

The National Broadband Network has hit the halfway mark.

He doesn’t simply want the NBN, he needs it

Favourite program to be killed off

News.com.au spent at least 20 seconds on this heartfelt tribute to the dying computer program.

Internet laments as Microsoft indicates it is killing off Paint

LG's 77 inch wallpaper TV has $40k price tag

LG's wallpaper TV shows off over 1 Billion colours in Active HDR with an integrated Dolby Vision™Dolby Atmos Soundbar.

Television that had tech journalists from around the world drooling

Gladstone businesses need free rent and rates

Business creates business, put 15 shops back in the main street and all of a sudden the existing shops will benefit as well.

Labor energy boss argues 'renewables now best for bills'

Within a day of our plan's release, wholesale energy futures prices plunged 10% in Queensland, which the Energy Users Association of Australia said is "providing real benefit and a ray of hope for all energy users”.

They're ignoring what everyone in the energy market knows

OPINION: Fixation with coal starting to look like socialism

Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison pictured holding a piece of coal during House of Representatives Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, in February.

Honestly, what is up with our politicians' preoccupation with coal?

How to stop losing 'easy' sales

15/07/02 110966 Building industry, tradesmans toolbelt. Photo Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

There are things you can do to stop losing easy sales

MJ on Sat'day: Our daggy main drag

RUN DOWN: Businesses and shops in Goondoon St could use a facelift.

Telling it like it is in Gladstone.

Madness that allowed foreign workers a foot in the door

Sparks fly as a sheet metal worker fabricates a piece of mining equipment at Mastermyne Engineering.   Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

That is what the 457 visa program had become - a madness

Company tax cuts just one aspect

Government senators seem happy with themselves during a debate on the Company Tax Bill on March 31.

Are the benefits worth it in the long term?

National netball team to be called Samsung Diamonds

THE national netball team will be named the Samsung Diamonds as part of a naming rights deal announced by the electronics giant.

Samsung unveils Galaxy Book and Galaxy Tab S3 pricing

Samsung Galaxy Book

The ranges cater for both Android and Windows platforms

This iPhone keyboard hack is hugely satisfying

Best hidden features of iPhones revealed

iPhone camera's tiny hole explained

The iPhone 7 and larger 7 Plus both feature the small hole by the camera

That tiny hole has a pretty big role.