2020 was a year unlike any other in recent memory.
The economic, financial, physical, mental and emotional issues that arose due to the COVID-19 pandemic—which immediately followed the devastating bushfires and drought—were undoubtedly felt by many.
When considering Google Trends—a Google product that analyses Google searches—some of the top searched personal finance-related queries in 2020 by Australians were:
2020 tax cuts, Age Pension rates, All Ordinaries, borrowing power, car insurance, First Home Buyers Grant, First Home Loan Deposit Scheme, fixed interest rates, home office expenses, how much money needed to retire, JobKeeper payment, loan repayment, pension drawdown rates, and withdrawing super early.
In this video, Google showcases the searches that shaped 2020.