How can you make the most from the lowest interest rates in history? Many people believed that the low RBA cash interest rate, that had remained unchanged over the last couple of years, was about [...]
Why smaller lenders are making a big change in banking. The history of Australian banking has always been dominated by the big four - ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, NAB and Westpac.
Most mortgages are spread out over 25 to 30 years, but it doesn't have to be that way. With a few simple strategies you can take years and thousands off your loan, and it's much easier than you [...]
One in two Australian home buyers1 now borrow via a broker. A dip in sentiment towards traditional banks, tighter lending criteria for investors and better-educated consumers have all helped [...]
“Flipping” might be the new word on the block but Australians have long been part of the reno revolution. Some are looking for fast returns (the flip), while others are upgrading after being in a [...]
Switching home loans could help pay down your mortgage sooner, providing you are refinancing for the right reasons and understand what’s involved. Here’s our guide to refinancing to help you make [...]
Whether you think it’s a necessary evil, believe it makes the world go round or wish it grew on trees — money is an essential part of life. Take our quiz to test how much you really know about [...]
Consider this: 30 years ago it cost about 3.5 times the average annual salary to buy an average priced Australian home — today, it costs around 7.5 times our yearly earnings 1. With the average [...]