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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NAB does a do-si-do, increases home loan rates it cut two weeks ago

On Thursday NAB repriced a few fixed-rate home loans after cutting rates on the same products two weeks ago. 

29 Sep 2023
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Average Aussie's net worth increases to $567,632

The latest ABS data for the June quarter revealed the average Aussie's net worth increased 2.1% to $567,632 off the back of a rebound in property values and ...

28 Sep 2023
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How 5.2% inflation will impact October's monetary policy decision

The ABS monthly inflation indicator came in at 5.2% in the 12 months to August, in-line with expectations and unlikely to push the chance of an RBA hike in O...

27 Sep 2023
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Customer-owned banks lead home loan charge in week of inquiry

Representatives from the Customer Owned Banking Association (COBA) on Thursday told a parliamentary inquiry into regional bank closures that mutual banks pun...

22 Sep 2023
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Which lenders are moving home loan rates, 22 September?

The past week was pretty subdued in terms of home loan rate movements, which primarily happened in the fixed space, but ANZ came to play.

22 Sep 2023
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Can I live in my SMSF Property?

A common SMSF question is whether you can live in a property owned by your fund after you retire. The short answer is yes - ...

20 Sep 2023
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Low-deposit investors get whacked by widening home loan margins

In terms of rate movement volume, it was a relatively subdued week, however some prominent banking names popped up - namely AMP, Westpac, and NAB.

15 Sep 2023
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How to buy property using an SMSF

Property is a popular asset class held within SMSFs. The most attractive part is you can decide exactly where to invest - so here’s how you do it and w...

15 Sep 2023
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Yet another micro-investing app launches - introducing Nine25

Money app Nine25 has launched a micro-investing platform where users can directly invest in up to four portfolios on launch, with plans to release 10 more.

14 Sep 2023
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All quiet on the mortgage front as few lenders move rates, 8 September

This week the two largest customer-owned banks in Australia moved home loan rates south, while a couple of smaller mutuals moved theirs north.

08 Sep 2023
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A strong uptick in mortgages exempt from 3% serviceability buffer

The latest APRA banking data shows there has been a strong uptick in mortgages exempt from serviceability criteria.

06 Sep 2023
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It's official: We're in a recession, a per-capita one

GDP growth per capita recorded its second consecutive quarter of negative growth, down 0.3%, signifying that our output per person is down.

06 Sep 2023