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Will the RBA hike the cash rate today?

The RBA is scheduled to announce its Cash Rate Target today at 2:30pm AEST. Here's what the experts are predicting.

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Ampol to launch 120 electric vehicle charging stations

National petrol company Ampol has announced plans to unveil a national charging network for electric vehicles from June.

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Property price cooldown? Melbourne and Canberra decline, Sydney plateaus

New data from Domain revealed Melbourne and Canberra median house prices dropped over the March quarter, while Sydney rose by 0.2%.

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Can you get a home loan while studying?

Are you studying at uni or TAFE, but also want to buy a home? Don’t worry, the two aren’t mutually exclusive - you can sometimes do both!

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Highest term deposit rates August 2022

Term deposit rates are pretty low at the moment, but that doesn’t mean you can’t snap up a better rate for yourself.

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Inflation surpasses expectations, climbs to 5.1%

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.1% in the March 2022 quarter and 5.1% annually, according to the latest data from the ABS.

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How much does the average Australian save?

Want to know how your rate of savings stacks up against the average Australian? Wonder no more.

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Build or buy an investment property?

Deciding whether to buy or build an investment property can be a pivotal decision in your investment journey.

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How to save up money for a car

Saving up for a car should be an exciting goal, and one that will likely represent one of the largest purchases of your life.

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How to buy a demo car

The new vs used car debate is one that will carry on indefinitely, but demo cars can be a rare balance of reliability without the new car price tag.

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How do online auctions work?

Lockdowns and restrictions put limitations on the traditional in-person auction. However the property industry quickly adapted through online auctions.

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Mornington Peninsula leading Victoria in property price growth

New data shows Melbourne’s coastal suburbs and regional towns are dominating the top spots for house price growth.

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Why there's more jobs and fewer applicants than ever before

New data from Seek revealed job ads in March were the highest in history, while applications dropped. What's contributing to this shift?

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NSW Government announces 12 days of free public transport

Residents across Greater Sydney, the Hunter and Illawarra will get 12 free days of public transport across all modes of transport on the Opal network.

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Situation normal? Household spending climbs to a record high

The CommBank Household Spending Intentions Index rose 9.2% in March; strong gains in transport and travel helped the index climb to a record high of 117.1.

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Westpac introduces automatic scam blockers for online shopping

Westpac has announced it has started automatically blocking suspect online transactions from overseas retailers deemed high-risk of being a scam.

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NAB cracks down on financial abuse

NAB has increased measures to automatically block abusive and threatening transaction descriptions in a bid to prevent financial abuse.

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How much does it cost to build a deck?

Adding a deck to your home can be a great way to add value to your property, and of course enjoy as a living and entertainment area with friends and family. But what’s the cost?

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The cost of building a home in Australia

Building a house provides you with the opportunity to carefully curate your dream living space, or to potentially craft something you think you could sell for a huge profit later on. But how much does building a house actually cost?

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Heartland Reverse Mortgages review

Considering a reverse mortgage from Heartland Finance? Savings.com.au spoke to Heartland’s Head of Operations Sharon Yardley to discover what you need to know.

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Investor lending steams ahead while first home buyers dwindle

Lending data from the ABS shows investors continued to borrow big in January 2022, while the number of first home buyers entering the market decreased.

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Top 30 rentvesting markets

Well Home Loans has revealed its top 30 rentvesting markets in Australia.

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How to claim $250 cost of living payment

A one-off, tax exempt payment of $250 will be paid to an estimated six million Australians in April.

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How long does it take to pay off a mortgage?

The typical home loan in Australia lasts 25 to 30 years. However your type of home loan, interest repayments and home loan features can influence the life of a home loan.

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Property vs Shares: Which is the better investment?

Marvel vs DC, AFL vs NRL, Labor vs LNP - all these matchups pale in comparison to the property vs shares debate.

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