About the author
Jacob is a Savings Media Group journalist with an interest in financial technology, investing, property, and motoring.
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How to get a fee-free everyday bank account
Key factors to consider when choosing your car
When it comes to expensive purchases, cars are up there with property and holidays. It's easy to spend tens of thousands of dollars on the car of your dr...<...
What is a neobank?
What is a trust fund?
How to make your car loan more affordable
If you are on the hunt for a new car and are looking to finance to help you achieve your new set of wheels, there are a number of factors to consider to ensu...
What is a notice saver account?
Notice saver accounts offer the flexibility to either keep your savings locked away like a term deposit, or access your savings without penalties once a peri...
What is a home loan key facts sheet?
If you are looking to purchase a new home, lenders will provide Key Facts Sheets (KFS) for home loan options to help you make an informed decision.
Key home loan terms you should know
Whether you are looking to purchase your first home, upgrade or invest, there are a number of factors to consider when entering the property market, yet alon...
Guarantor Home Loans Explained
It can be difficult for home buyers, particularly those seeking looking to purchase their first, to amount enough savings for a significant home loan deposit...
Home Guarantee Scheme FAQs
Previously called the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme, the Home Guarantee Scheme (HGS) serves as an Australian Government initiative to support eligible home ...
How to check your home loan interest rate
Do you know your home loan interest rate and what fees (if any) you are being charged on your mortgage? If you don't it might be time to check-in with your b...
What is a Home Loan?
A home loan or mortgage is an agreement between a lender - usually a bank, credit union or building society - and a property owner.