About the author

Hanan is a InfoChoice Group journalist with an interest in home loans, property investing, money saving tactics, and educating young Australians like herself on personal finance.

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Hanan Dervisevic

How much does it cost to refinance a home loan?

The aim of moving is to switch the balance to a lower interest rate or to a mortgage with more features so that you're spending less or afforded more flexibi...

19 Sep 2023
Hanan Dervisevic

Different Types of Savings Accounts in Australia

If you’ve got your hard-earned money sitting by earning little to no interest, or maybe even stuffed in a duffle bag u...

12 Sep 2023
Hanan Dervisevic

More offers three month free mobile plan for CommBank customers

Telco More is offering three months of free mobile plan fees to new customers who sign up using a CommBank credit o...

04 Sep 2023
Hanan Dervisevic

How to open a term deposit account in Australia: A step-by-step guide

Most lenders allow you to open a term deposit account within minutes (it really is that is easy!), so here’s a step-by-step guide on how to apply...

01 Sep 2023
Hanan Dervisevic

ASIC warns 30 lenders to look after borrowers doing it tough

The corporate watchdog has written a powerful open letter to 30 Australian lenders warning they must provide adequa...

31 Aug 2023
Hanan Dervisevic

What to do when your term deposit matures

Term deposits have long been a popular choice for individuals looking to safely invest their money while earning a predictable return. But what happens when ...

25 Aug 2023
Hanan Dervisevic

Should I fix my home loan?

To fix or not to fix - that is the question among many home loan borrowers. Because let’s face it, picking between fixed and variable mortgage ra...

23 Aug 2023
Hanan Dervisevic

Federal Government launches Help to Buy scheme: how does it work?

Desperate to move out of your mum and dad’s house but don’t have a big enough deposit to buy your own home? The Help to Buy scheme could be...

18 Aug 2023
Hanan Dervisevic

Low Deposit Home Loans

If you’re ready to own your first home but don’t have enough dollar bills stashed away for the deposit, a low deposit home loan may be just...

17 Aug 2023
Hanan Dervisevic

What is the First Home Super Saver Scheme (FHSS)?

Is the First Home Super Saver Scheme a worthwhile option for first home buyers trying to get their foot in the property market?

07 Aug 2023
Hanan Dervisevic

First Home Owner Grants Tasmania

First home buyers in Tasmania could very well be the luckiest of all states, because the First Home Owner Grant offers the most generous helping hand w...

01 Aug 2023
Hanan Dervisevic

First Home Owner Grants Northern Territory

First home buyers looking to purchase a home in the Top End could benefit from the $10,000 First Home Owner Grant.

28 Jul 2023