About the author
Gerv Tacadena started his career as a science and technology reporter working in a busy newsroom. Prior to joining the Infochoice Group in 2021, Gerv was a journalist for some notable business news sites and magazines, particularly in Singapore, Canada and Hong Kong. He also writes for other mastheads in the Group, including Your Mortgage, and Your Investment Property Mag.
Gerv's latest articles
A quiet week for term deposit rates this week, 6 October
Only a handful of providers made rate adjustments in the term deposit space this week, with AMP, Bank of Sydney, and Firstmac increasing their rates.
CommBank-backed OwnHome rolls out Deposit Boost Loan
CommBank-backed OwnHome has launched a new financing option that will allow potential homebuyers to enter the housing market without needing to save up for a...
Cash rate still on hold in October
In her inaugural monetary policy move, RBA Governor Michele Bullock decided to extend the cash-rate freeze in October despite the recent uptick in the monthl...
Number of stressed mortgage holders at record high
Close to a third of mortgage holders are now at risk of mortgage stress, according to new research from Roy Morgan.
Check out the biggest term deposit rate movers this week, 29 September
Is the cutting spree among term deposit providers finally over? Judo Bank, ME, and Bank of Queensland are beginning to increase their rates but some players,...
RACQ Bank introduces cashback offers to new homebuyers, refinancers
While several lenders have discontinued their cashback offers, RACQ Bank has broken from the pack, introducing a new cashback incentive for new home loan app...
Westpac Group enables cross-brand cash transactions
Westpac Group is expanding access to its brick-and-mortar network across its subsidiaries, allowing its clients to transact at any branch nationwide.
Mutual bank banks on technology partner to streamline home loan process
BankVic is introducing a new platform in partnership with NextGen that will digitise and automise its home lending process.
ANZ slashes term deposit rates — find out other rate movers this week, 22 September
Term deposit (TD) providers, including ANZ and Suncorp, continued the reduction in rates over the past week but some are starting to boost their offerings ag...
CBA underscores Tesla's new financing option
CommBank is providing a low-rate personal loan to Australians who are planning to get themselves a Tesla.
Westpac’s new digital tools to help Aussies save and monitor upcoming bills
Westpac is rolling out two personalised money management tools that will help their users identify opportunities to save and be alerted with upcoming bills.<...
Mutual bank expands digital home loan to new home purchases
Newcastle Permanent is opening its Digital Home Loans platform to borrowers seeking financing for their new home purchases.