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

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Which suburbs boast high mortgage serviceability amid rate rises?

A report from PropTrack listed 20 suburbs with the most serviceable mortgage for houses and units.

26 Jun 2023
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Which providers joined the 5% club for 12-month term deposits?

Australians chasing high returns on term deposits (TD) are now spoiled with more choice as several providers joined the 5% club for 12-month TDs.

23 Jun 2023
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CommBank rejigs serviceability rules for refinancers

CommBank is the second major bank after Westpac that announced modifications to serviceability rules to help refinancers.

22 Jun 2023
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Why SMEs need to know the risks of personal guarantees

Personal guarantee, also known as director's guarantee, could potentially expose business owners to greater financial vulnerabilities.

21 Jun 2023
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Lack of listings, fixed rates, offsetting effect of rate hikes, but for how long?

CoreLogic identified 25 locations with the greatest saturation of mortgage holders and how the interest rate hikes are affecting their home values and listin...

20 Jun 2023
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Which banks increased term deposit rates this week?

Bank of Sydney followed ME Bank and Transport Mutual in offering 5% p.a. rate for a 12-month term deposit. 

16 Jun 2023