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Mackay woman arrested over $1.7M business fraud

Detectives swoop on worker who allegedly stole $1.7M from her employer

‘Mourning’ after $690m payday

Walmart eCommerce CEO Marc Lore. Picture: Craig Barritt/Getty Images/Fast Company

Quidsi founder ‘depressed’ after $690 million Amazon sale

Failed company collapses owing $1.6 million

THE four-day Wanderlust Festival at Novotel Twin Waters in November attracted huge crowds, but the company running the event has collapsed leaving debts of $1.6 million.

Wanderlust promoter left debts of $1.6 million

Lucrative Disney job everyone wants

Working as a server at the mysterious Club 33 at Disney theme parks is one of the most sought-after jobs in the company. Picture: Angela Saurine

Workers and their families and friends reveal best jobs

I didn’t spend money for a year

Cait took drastic action to reduce her spending habits

Cait knew she reckless with money, so she resolved to make a change

Restaurant tests ‘surge pricing’ menu

It's one of the most controversial moves a business can make

Amazon workers ‘sacked at midnight’

Christina Vango told The Mirror she was let go from her job around midnight on January 3.

“It’s disgusting. We still had nearly a month of our contracts left"

'Under pressure'' Coast business closing down

Closing down generic.

Date of closing down yet to be confirmed

How to break up with money

MELISSA Browne’s advice to get yourself in shape is not as hard as it sounds.

How to fast-track a home deposit

Harry Aznavoorian, 27, is buying his first home with help from his parents.

Housing conditions improve but deposits are still a stretch

Bank chat reveals shocking home loan advice

West Hobart homes, one of the city’s many suburbs were finding a rental property is nearly impossible. Picture: ROGER LOVELL

"This is a housing market built on stimulus."

Popular Gympie supermarket to close its doors next month

A Gympie supermarket will close its doors for 10 days next month,

The supermarket will remain closed for 10 days

Noel Whittaker says don't get beached by dream purchase

Be careful if you're thinking about buying a holiday house, warns Noel Whittaker

Noel Whittaker warns about holiday houses

Parents slacking on phone rules for kids

AUSTRALIAN parents lack the ability to enforce phone rules, as experts warn the increased use of mobiles among children is behind growing levels of depression.

The Coast man taking the music industry by storm

Taran Croxton has started a Cloud-based online music management system which connects venues to artists without the need to pay for a manager.

They say necessity is the mother of invention

Apple battery scandal: You weren’t ‘paying attention’

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook, centre, poses for a selfie with customers during the debut of the iPhone X. Picture: Justin Sullivan

The tech giant has apologised for deliberately slowing down iPhones

Solar firm wound up over debt claims

Two companies said the solar power installation firm owed them money. (File photo)

Companies say Wide Bay solar firm owes nearly $89,000

'Heads before hearts' on Sekisui development

OPINION: Regrettably, if Sekisui's Yaroomba development is a test of how far we have come, then there is a strong likelihood we may be failing.

New postcode restrictions for home loans

The Commbank has announced a range of changes to make it tougher for borrowers.

Home loan customers will be forced to come up with fatter deposits

Building your prosperity through property

People like investing in something they understand - everyone lives in a property - plus you can see, touch and perhaps even drive past the asset you own.

The three simple investing principles you have to know

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

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

Internet savages new Nintendo product

WHEN Nintendo announced a new product it hoped would revolutionise gaming, it likely didn’t expect the world to react like this.

Amazon to launch $5 a month music service

Amazon has revealed plans to launch its Echo range of smart speakers in Australia, as used by David and Emily Bain, and their 20-month-old son Liam. Picture: Ian Currie

New Amazon speaker can also deliver Aussie cricket sledges

Uber $150 ‘cleaning fee scam’

An Uber driver charged Sydney customer Ebony the maximum $150 cleaning fee for a mystery mess she says she did not make.

Uber customer Ebony has warned of a “cleaning fee scam’

CES 2018: Best tech gadgets on the planet

Samsung’s new giant 146-inch TV can be used to create a ‘wall-sized’ display. Picture: John Locher/AP

Here’s the best of the world’s largest tech convention