This week marks a decade since the collapse of the US investment bank Lehman Brothers triggered the worst global financial crisis since the Great Depression.
What became known as the Global Financial Crisis saw banks and even entire countries collapse on the verge of insolvency.
While much of the world fell into a prolonged recession, Australia's economy narrowly avoided that fate, but 10 years later, many individual Australians continue to pay the price.
Now, there are new warnings from financial experts that the global economy could be even more vulnerable to a new crisis.
For more information on ABC News, click here:
Follow us on Twitter:
Like us on Facebook:
Subscribe to us on YouTube:
Follow us on Instagram:
Video credits to ABC News (Australia) YouTube channel