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Alarming global economy trends

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Alarming global economy trends

There are some disconcerting trends unfolding in the global economy, as lurking behind every bit of positive economy news is a significant threat.

Rising unemployment

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Rising unemployment

Over the past year, the number of people unemployed has increased by just over 100,000; over the past two years, the number has increased by 166,500.

Work for the Dole a Band-Aid solution

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Work for the Dole a Band-Aid solution

The Abbott Government’s proposal for a work for the dole scheme is yet another win for economic zealotry over proven policy reform.

South Australia’s Unemployment Threat

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South Australia’s Unemployment Threat

The recent sharp rise in the South Australian unemployment rate to 7.4 percent has set alarm bells ringing. Fears that unemployment will continue to rise are well founded.

Is Australia due for a recession?

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Is Australia due for a recession?

The Australian economy is entering its 24th year without a recession, as we move into the second half of 2014.

Fiscal Squeeze on South Australia
Falling Real Wages

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Falling Real Wages

It is rare in Australia to see falls in real wages but in the last six months the annual rate of inflation has been higher than the rate at which…

It’s Tax Time

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It’s Tax Time

With the Federal Budget now behind us, the end of the financial year is fast approaching and that means it’s time to get your tax affairs in order.

Prepare for Government Economic Rhetoric Change

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Prepare for Government Economic Rhetoric Change

Get set for a change in rhetoric from Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his government on the performance of the economy.

Ethical saving

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Ethical saving

When we put money into our bank accounts and our superannuation funds, we think we’re acting responsibly – saving that money for a rainy day or for our retirement.

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