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Australia's housing affordability worsens by 2% in December

The Reserve Bank may have cut the cash rate four times recently, but this has seemingly done nothing to improve housing affordability.

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GDP growth surprises at 0.5% - no coronavirus recession?

The economy grew by 0.5% in the December quarter, coming as a surprise to many economists who had predicted low to no growth.

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Which lenders were quickest to react to RBA rate cut?

After the Reserve Bank cut the official cash rate to 0.50% today, some lenders were quick to pass on the rate cut in full.

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Will the RBA cut the cash rate in March?

A March rate cut by the Reserve Bank is looking more and more likely amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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What is the Medicare Levy and how much is it?

Despite having one of the best public healthcare systems in the developed world, many of us Aussies have trouble understanding it.

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Households could save hundreds a year thanks to "dodgy" energy bill change

New rules will stop energy retailers from charging excessive late fees for customers who miss a payment on a conditional discount plan.

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The Aussie cities where a mortgage is cheaper than rent

There are some cities where it's actually cheaper to pay down a mortgage on a house than it is to rent one.

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Commonwealth Bank launches Australian-first home loan protection

The Commonwealth Bank has today launched protection for owner-occupied homeowners by paying their loan repayments for up to a year if they, their spouse or dependent passes away or is diagnosed with a terminal illness.

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ASIC tells mortgage brokers to find best loans for borrowers

Mortgage brokers will soon be required to act in the best interests of borrowers and not push them into taking out high interest loans when better deals are available.

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First Home Loan Deposit Scheme: Where can buyers find a home?

First home buyers purchasing a home under the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme may be limited to the outer fringes of capital cities.

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