Knowing what will happen ahead of time is every punter's dream.
The riches would be unimaginable for someone who knew which horse would win the Melbourne Cup before the race was run or which team would lift the premiership trophy at the end of the AFL or NRL season. And think about how secure your financial future would be if you knew what was in store for interest rates or the property market!
For the latest edition of Rate Detective magazine we picked the brains of our economic, banking and insurance experts (including our team of Damon Rasheed, Dave Kaplan and Natan Goorjian) to bring you a sneak peek of what's on the horizon for the world of finance.
We also consulted renowned psychic Susan Taylor for her insights into how the Australian economy will fare over the next five years and the outlook for property and shares. She has a few thoughts on who will lead the country post 2013 and a quiet tip on the 2011 winner of the race that stops the nation.
Snow is already falling and the bargains are thick on the ground at Australia's major ski resorts. The June edition of Rate Detective Magazine features a six-page guide to stretching your ski dollars further.
In the first of a two-part series on water, Rate Detective magazine takes an in-depth look at this most precious resource including how much we use, why it costs so much and what we are doing to conserve it.
Our resident busybody Snoop investigates the cost of another vital liquid - petrol. His global bowser reveals how much, or in some cases how little, motorists around the world pay for fuel and is sure to raise a few eyebrows.
This month we also welcome columnist Darren Laidlaw. A carpenter with more than 15 years of experience, Darren is onboard to share his tradie secrets on DIY.
Rate Detective magazine is designed to help Aussies with the business of living. It's packed with the latest financial news and expert columns, hot deals and innovative ways to cut living costs and build wealth.
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