Your InfoChoice guide to car insurance

What is CTP car insurance? CTP is compulsory third–party insurance. It’s also known as “green slip” insurance in some states of Australia and it’s the [...]

POSTED ON December 5, 2019
What is a reverse mortgage?

If you’re looking to make your retirement more comfortable, then a reverse mortgage could help you to access some of the value in your home, [...]

POSTED ON November 25, 2019
Has ING cut interest rates?

ING is one of Australia’s most popular lenders, outside of the big four banks. ING is also a popular bank with savers and the ING [...]

POSTED ON October 9, 2019
ANZ still the customer’s favourite

ANZ is still the favourite big bank according to Roy Morgan Research. The December 2009 monitor shows the biggest improvement for NAB amongst the big [...]

POSTED ON January 29, 2010
Melbourne property boom continues

The Australian property market posted a near five per cent rise (4.8 per cent) in median house prices nationally, with a 12.1 per cent rise [...]

POSTED ON January 28, 2010
Small Business customers like NAB and St George

The monthly Business Banking Customer Satisfaction Monitor published by East & Partners shows that small businesses rate their banks, as of November 2009, at 4.44 [...]

POSTED ON January 28, 2010
ME Bank wants to help WA fire victims

ME Bank (formerly Members Equity Bank) wishes to encourage its customers in Western Australia who have been impacted by the recent bushfires to contact the [...]

POSTED ON January 27, 2010
Westpac doesn’t want new home loans

Westpac is trying to slow growth in its home loan business to curtail higher funding costs. Yesterday Westpac and its subsidiary effectively withdrew from doing [...]

POSTED ON January 20, 2010
Credit union driving 8 per cent car loans

South Australian based Savings & Loans Credit Union is currently promoting car loans with a headline and comparison rate of just 8.24 per cent, fixed [...]

POSTED ON January 20, 2010
Minnows take business from the major banks

Total business lending by all lenders is down by eight per cent over 12 months according to the RBA. Business lending by Commonwealth Bank is [...]

POSTED ON January 19, 2010
Average Sydney home to top $1mil by 2019

The average home in Sydney will be worth more than one million dollars within ten years according to a new report from property research analysts [...]

POSTED ON January 18, 2010
Bank and investor taxes to be slashed

Australia will buck the international trend towards higher taxes on banks and financial institutions and lower financial services taxes under new government proposals unveiled by [...]

POSTED ON January 18, 2010
NAB on wheels poaching Westpac customers

National Australia Bank is trying to win customers from other banks by positioning mobile branches near the branches of its competitors. NAB has even positioned [...]

POSTED ON January 14, 2010
ING cuts fixed rate mortgage rates

ING Direct has cut the interest rates on its two, three, four and five year fixed rate residential mortgage products. The new two, three, four [...]

POSTED ON January 12, 2010
Signs point to a better financial year

There is a variety of views about what is in store for investors in 2010. A majority of forecasters believes the recovery in the Australian [...]

POSTED ON January 4, 2010