Savings accounts worth having a look at…

Are you happy with your savings account? In a low interest rate economy, savers need to take control and find a savings account that suits [...]

POSTED ON November 3, 2016
You don’t need to pay for your broker’s trip

Commissions and incentives, including holidays, cruises and trips to the Playboy mansion, paid by lenders and mortgage aggregators to mortgage brokers are under investigation by [...]

POSTED ON October 31, 2016
Savings accounts vs. term deposits

If you want to save money and earn interest, savings accounts and term deposits are both worth looking into. We’ve examined the differences and similarities between [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2016
5 things to consider when choosing shares

Whether you’re looking for an income now, growth for the future, or a combination of both, you need to select the shares that are going [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2016
Key terms you should know about margin loans

Lack of access to funds can be a major problem for investors, and many turn to margin loans to increase their investment capacity. While these [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2016
Key term deposit terms you should know

Term deposits offer a guaranteed return, making them particularly popular among more cautious investors or as a low-risk component of a diversified investment portfolio. However, [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2016
Key savings account terms you should know

Offering higher interest rates than transaction accounts, and with some throwing in bonuses for making regular deposits, savings accounts are designed to help you grow [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2016
Key personal loan terms you should know

A personal loan can be a great option for financing a big purchase, whether it’s a car, a new kitchen, or a much-needed holiday. But with [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2016
Key credit card terms you should know

Comparing credit cards is easier when you fully understand the different terms and features on offer. At first it might seem like providers are speaking [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2016
How to apply for a term deposit

Putting your money into a term deposit means locking it away for a pre-determined period at a fixed rate of interest. That way, you’re guaranteed [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2016
How to apply for a personal loan

With a little preparation, applying for a personal loan could be a quick and easy way to access funds. The interest rates for this type [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2016
Key home loan terms you should know

There’s a lot to consider when comparing home loans. Should you choose a fixed interest loan or opt for a variable rate? Do you qualify [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2016
How to apply for a home loan

Owning your own home is the great Australian dream, but signing up for a home loan is a long-term financial commitment. That’s why it’s so [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2016
How to apply for a credit card

Credit cards are a convenient way to pay bills and shop online. But when it comes to applying for a credit card, it can be [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2016
Fewer Aussie couples want a joint bank account

Surprising new data reveals that fewer Australians are choosing to open joint bank accounts, savings accounts and credit cards with their loved ones. Traditionally a [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2016
5 things to consider when comparing personal loans

When it comes to personal loans, there’s no one-size-fits-all option. Different loans will suit different situations, and the right loan for you will vary according [...]

POSTED ON October 27, 2016
Refinancing is the new black

Mortgage refinancing is switching your home loan to another lender. You do this by applying for and taking out a new loan on the same [...]

POSTED ON October 25, 2016
Do you have multiple credit card debts?

For credit cardholders with more than one credit card debt, making the monthly repayments can be difficult. Right now, Aussies collectively owe $51.3 billion on [...]

POSTED ON October 24, 2016
Do you want your smashed avo and a home too?

Respected demographer and social commentator Bernard Salt questioned whether “hipsters” should be spending money on “smashed avocado” brunches instead of saving for a home deposit. [...]

POSTED ON October 21, 2016