Australians started borrowing again before Christmas, with the value of new home loans up by 4.4% in December (seasonally adjusted), while personal fixed term loans rose by 3.5% according to data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The value of mortgages to owner-occupier rose by 5.1%, an eight-year high, and 17.9% over the…

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Do you remember the last time you checked your home loan to see if it’s still the best value option for you? Are you still on the lowest interest rate? Does it offer you the kind of flexibility you need at this stage of your life?  Chances are, you could easily access a better mortgage…

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How are your parents’ finances?

It’s a funny thing when you realise that your parents are old. It makes you reflect on their...

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Superannuation & Share dive

Every working Australian is invested in the sharemarket… through their superannuation. As global sharemarkets tank and the doomsayers...

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