About the author

Harrison is a Financial Analyst and Editor at InfoChoice. Prior to joining the InfoChoice Group in January 2020, he worked for some of Australia's largest comparison sites and media organisations.

With a keen interest in the economy, housing policy, and personal finance, Harrison strives to deliver and edit news and guides that are engaging, thought-provoking, and simple to read.

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The mortgage week that was: Mutual banks shake up home loan rates

This week was an interesting one for home loan rate movements, with banks such as Police Credit Union, Gateway Bank, and Australian Unity moving rates north....

3 day(s) ago
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Home Loan Cashback Offers and Deals

While waning in popularity thanks to interest rate rises, there are still a number of lenders offering cashback offers and o...

5 day(s) ago
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What is a bridging loan and how do they work?

Settling on a property before you’ve sold your old one? This is where bridging loans could come in handy with short terms on interest-only payments.

6 day(s) ago
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Home Loan Statistics Australia

Compare mortgage statistics such as average interest rates, average home loan sizes, first home buyer numbers and more.

6 day(s) ago
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Which banks changed term deposit rates in the first week of July?

Macquarie, ING and mutual banks such as Teachers Mutual and Bank Australia moved rates north on a handful of term deposits.

05 Jul 2024
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Bankwest dumps complimentary travel insurance on credit cards

From 3 September, Bankwest will no longer offer complimentary travel insurance on its Zero Platinum Mastercard.

20 Jun 2024
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History of RBA Cash Rate in Australia

The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) cash rate target in-part determines interest rates on financial products.

18 Jun 2024
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Some juicy new term deposit rates on offer as banks up the ante

Last week was marked by major players changing interest rates on term deposits, but the more interesting stuff came this week, with a few juicy rates on offe...

14 Jun 2024
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Is the tough mortgage market worth crowing about, or are we returning to 'normal'?

The RBA's 'higher for longer' cash rate mantra has led to many borrowers feeling the pain, as indicated in APRA's latest banking statistics.

13 Jun 2024
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Bank First, MyState, and IMB alter home loan rates

With the RBA monetary policy board meeting looming large on 18 June, and conflicting economic data swirling around, this week was a quiet one in terms of mor...

07 Jun 2024
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Which banks changed term deposit rates this week?

This week was a pretty quiet one as far as term deposit movements go, but while the quantity may not have been present, the quality was.

31 May 2024
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Is there any end in sight to the dwelling building and construction woes?

Two recent ABS data releases - construction work done, and building approvals - point to the industry falling into a further malaise.

30 May 2024