Our future might be in safe hands, with Australian teenagers rating very well in a global survey of financial literacy, but the rest of us might be thankful for a new national plan aimed at helping us manage our money better.
Did you know Canberra is running a nice little line in flogging government bonds, apparently to other central banks?
The interests of consumers will be best served by having as much relevant information as possible included on the register.
Some vital statistics.
It would be extremely unusual for rates to remain at these levels for five years.
CBA, NAB and Westpac cut interest rates on some of their fixed-rate home loans this week, including slashing their five-year fixed rates to 4.99 per cent.