Member e-magazine launch
Infochoice has launched an online magazine just for its consumer website members, full of its latest news, tips, guides and comparisons on banking and investment products. The first edition of Money Facts runs to 20 pages, is distributed in PDF format and will be published quarterly, downloadable from the website. There are now a combined 20,000 members of Infochoice.com.au and sister site inFARMation.com.au, a portal site for farmers. Membership of both sites is free. Click here for details on how to join and member benefits. Member log in MONEY FACTS – December 2005 >Standard variable rates: Not so standard Beware of comparing your home loan rate against the standard bank variable rate; it's not so standard anymore and hardly anyone ever pays it! >Retirees' guide to reverse mortgages This new style of loan allows retirees to tap into the value of their home for money to live on. But borrowers must avoid the traps. >Infrastructure: Investing for solid returns Investing in transport and utility assets is now a popular strategy for steady returns. Find out why, and what the investment options are. >Christmas card overload: Avoid the New Year debt hangover Here's how you can afford Christmas without being stung by the cost of credit. >Super: The choice remains yours Now the fuss over the introduction of choice-of-super-fund in the work place is dying down, here's how to make the most of the opportunity for a better retirement. >Free share charting for investors What's New at Infochoice.com.au: Share charting tools for investors to help research on shares, bonds and other financial markets all around the world. >RateWatch 2006 Interest rates should stay steady into the New Year, but be wary of possible rises later next year. >Home loan lock-in: Your chance to fix With fixed rates well below the variable rate, it remains one of the best times ever to lock in at least part of your home loan. >Industry profile: Members Equity Bank A bank unlike any other you know in Australia. >Quick polls Find out what others are thinking about fixing their home loan rate and what they value in an online broker.