Five years ago today, the Liberals were elected on a promise to pay down debt. Instead they doubled it. #auspol


On current trends, Australian households are about to slip back into the relatively rare state of dis-saving. That means we’ll have to either earn more or spend less.

As the banking royal commission nears its final stages, it’s a good time to look back on the biggest scandals — from CBA charging dead customers fees, to AMP misleading the regulator so many times it “lost count”.