Personal Finance

Women players to be paid for test matches under new deal

Jan 10, 2018

Australia's women's rugby union team will be paid for test matches for the first time under a new collective bargaining agreement, while professional sevens players' base pay has been raised to a similar level to their male 15-a-side colleagues

Trump health pick wary of government drug price negotiations

Jan 9, 2018

HHS nominee Azar wary of broad government role in negotiating drug prices

Americans borrowed more in November amid solid holiday sales

Jan 8, 2018

US consumers ramped up borrowing in November, a sign of healthy holiday shopping

Liz Weston: Why you should save for something fun

Jan 8, 2018

The habit of saving even small amounts - and having a plan for the money - can help people avoid the high cost of being broke

Arconic freezing pensions for US workers

Jan 8, 2018

Arconic will freeze pensions for US workers and contribute to 401(k) plan instead

States exploring tax changes in response to federal overhaul

Jan 6, 2018

States are considering an array of responses to the federal tax overhaul, from suing the federal government to changing state tax structures or cutting taxes.

Your paycheck may be going up soon because of tax cuts

Jan 5, 2018

Americans could start taking home more money soon when new tax cuts kick in, but stay tuned for details

Recalls this week: bean bag chair covers, batteries

Jan 5, 2018

Recalls this week include bean bag chair covers, HP batteries, lawn mower components

Despite law changes lottery winners will face big tax bills

Jan 5, 2018

With Powerball and Mega Millions lottery games offering huge jackpots, some winners will face enormous tax bills

Why cable bills are rising again and what can you do

Jan 5, 2018

Cable and satellite TV providers are ringing in the new year with an unwelcomed gift: higher cable bills. But you can push back and trim your bill.

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
+7

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
+27

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather
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High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
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High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather
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High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH