How much can I borrow?

How much you can borrow, on either a home loan or a personal loan, depends on: Your total household income,Total household expenses, The value of [...]

POSTED ON November 18, 2019
Transaction account applications go online

A growing number of bank customers are applying for transaction accounts online rather than in branches, according to RFi. The researcher said almost one in [...]

POSTED ON June 3, 2014
ING Direct promises better services

ING Direct's wants to become the primary bank for more of its customers. For most of its history in Australia the bank has relied on [...]

POSTED ON May 13, 2014
CommBank announces cardless ATM withdrawals

Commonwealth Bank customers will be able to withdraw cash from an ATM using the CommBank app on their smart phone rather than a transaction card. [...]

POSTED ON May 1, 2014
One third of new property investors are young

One third of property investors are buying their first real estate investment before the age of 32. Rising property prices have forced many first-time buyers [...]

POSTED ON February 25, 2014
Aussie credit card rates staying high

The global financial crisis led to falls in interest rates around the world. In the USA, a 4.25 per cent fall in the US cash [...]

POSTED ON February 12, 2014
How to choose the right credit card for me

There are many types of credit cards on offer. To choose wisely, consumers need to understand their own financial situation and how they use credit. [...]

POSTED ON January 17, 2014
Pay credit card bills more often

One good tip for managing credit card expenses is to pay your bill twice a month instead of once per month. This is an easy [...]

POSTED ON January 13, 2014
First home buyers like South Australia

First home buyers in South Australia are finding it easier to break into the property market than buyers in other regions according to the Australian [...]

POSTED ON November 18, 2013
First home buyers choosing LMI over savings

Borrowers would rather borrow with low deposits and pay lenders mortgage insurance than save for a larger deposit to avoid the extra expense. “Rising property [...]

POSTED ON November 7, 2013
bankmecu accounts get PayTag

bankmecu will offer its customers PayTag, a technology that allows users to make contactless payments from their mobile phones. It is the third organisation in [...]

POSTED ON October 29, 2013