Making iron-clad promises about future events can be a dangerous thing - just ask Wayne Swan.
Analysing the data reveals the falling gold price still has some way to go.
Baby, forget the bonus. With tax concessions gone the federal government's budget could also affect your health.
From July 1 next year, retirees will be able to sell their family home and downsize with up to $200,000 of the sale proceeds quarantined from the means test for the age pension.
In last week's budget, the government missed what will probably be its last opportunity to make the superannuation system fairer and more sustainable.
My elderly mother is considering moving to care in the next year. What are the implications of the budget changes?
The message is, if you ever want to get elected, you have to be nice to the baby boomers.