Apple iPhone 11 Competition

Congratulations Krittaphart N, the winner of the InfoChoice “Your chance to win an Apple iPhone 11” competition! Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make [...]

POSTED ON February 20, 2020
Could Australia get negative interest rates?

The world economy is in totally uncharted territory. Last week central bankers from around the globe met in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA and tried to [...]

POSTED ON August 29, 2019
Your guide to online share brokers in Australia

The rise of online share trading platforms has democratised trading by making it more accessible to “regular” people. You don’t need to visit and hire [...]

POSTED ON August 23, 2019
Your guide to margin loans

When you think about borrowing money in order to invest it, the first thing you’ll probably imagine is an investment home loan. You borrow a [...]

POSTED ON August 21, 2019
Big banks tip more big rate cuts in 2013

Aussie homeowners can look forward to three more interest rate cuts in 2013 says National Australia Bank who are predicting the Reserve Bank of Australia [...]

POSTED ON January 14, 2013
First home buyers need to save $77K

The Bankwest First Time Buyer Deposit Report revealed that it now takes first time buyer couples 3.8 years to save for a house deposit, which [...]

POSTED ON January 11, 2013
Banks launch doing it tough site

The Australian Bankers Association launched a website calling on financially stressed homeowners to negotiate "hardship" packages to avoid default on their mortgages. Association CEO Steven [...]

POSTED ON December 19, 2011
Bank of Melbourne to match any rate

The Bank of Melbourne announced it will match any of the big fours' advertised interest rates. The promotion applies to fixed and variable home loans, [...]

POSTED ON December 19, 2011
Credit card surcharge cap planned

Visa and Mastercard may be allowed to introduce a cap on the surcharges that merchants can apply to payments made with a credit card or [...]

POSTED ON December 19, 2011
Non bank axes exit fees

National Finance Club will abolish its deferred establishment fees from next week. NFC general manager Andrew Clouston said competition among financial institutions had become fiercer [...]

POSTED ON April 1, 2011
House prices cool down in May

The Australian housing market continues to cool. In the month of May Australian capital cities have recorded their second consecutive month of single digit annualised [...]

POSTED ON July 1, 2010
CUA says customer service stacks up

CUA says borrowers can save $1,247 per year on their mortgage compared with the average ‘Big Four’ bank customer, or more than $31,000 over the [...]

POSTED ON March 29, 2010
Rates are going up again

Economists are divided over the probability of an April rate rise by the Reserve Bank. NAB is expecting “that the Reserve Bank will wish to [...]

POSTED ON March 29, 2010
Westpac executives reward themselves

One thousand Westpac executives have been rewarded by the bank for their work this year and have collected big Christmas bonuses this week, the same [...]

POSTED ON December 4, 2009