What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of a mortgage application? Piles of paperwork? Death by documentation? What if you could get approved for a home loan in a matter of hours without having to provide any physical documents? Yes, it is possible.  As of today, 86 400 has become…

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Hey gang, get up to speed on this week’s financial trends with my market updates.  This Week’s Economic Pulse – The Federal Budget is effectively balanced. The deficit for the 12 months to May 2019 was just $148 million…well below the full-year estimate of $4.2 billion made at the time of the April 2019 budget. According…

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Hey gang, get up to speed on this week’s financial trends with my market updates.  This has been a huge week for economic data and a barrage of diverse media commentary scaring everyone. So here’s my take: – Economic growth for June quarter came in at 0.5 per cent which translates to annual growth of…

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I’ve been talking about this for the last few months… the bottoming of the slump in Sydney and Melbourne residential house prices. I thought they’d just bump along the bottom for a while. But a bloke I really respect, SQM Research’s Lois Christopher, is thinking we might be headed for a quick return to boom…

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Hey gang, get up to speed on this week’s financial trends with my market updates.  Interest rate could drop even further Just when you thought money was cheap with such low interest rates on loans and savings accounts…it could be getting even cheaper. Reserve Bank deputy governor Guy Debelle was this week talking at a…

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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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Make Money Fast

7 ways to make extra money… fast   Everyone has a moment of financial desperation. An unexpected big...

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