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Rent or buy? The age-old housing debate

"Are you still renting?" "Why haven't you bought a house?" And my personal favourite: "Rent money is dead money!"

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Heritage Bank raises home loan interest rates while ING and BOQ cut

Most lenders have been cutting their interest rates lately but one bank has bucked the trend and raised theirs.

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Apple Pay arrives for St.George, BankSA and Bank of Melbourne customers, Westpac to follow

Apple Pay has launched for St.George, BankSA and Bank of Melbourne customers, while Westpac has promised to deliver the contactless payments platform to customers by June 2020.

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What festive spirit? Pre-Christmas consumer confidence lowest in 11 years

Twas' the week before Christmas and Aussie shoppers aren't feeling festive, with pre-Christmas consumer confidence the lowest it's been since December 2008.

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First Home Loan Deposit Scheme: NAB opens waitlist

As of today, NAB will begin taking expressions of interest from first home buyers wishing to secure their spot on a waitlist for a home loan through the government's First Home Loan Deposit Scheme.

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Increased mortgage growth could become "source of concern" says RBA

Mortgage growth accelerated in October following the rate cut earlier in the month, but the Reserve Bank said this could become a "source of concern" if borrowing outpaced income growth.

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Car subscriptions are revving up, so here's a crash course in how they work

The automotive industry in Australia is changing gear, with several car subscription services rolling off the production line over the last few months.

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Volt Bank launches savings account to waitlist

Neobank Volt has begun accepting customers from its 40,000-strong waitlist ahead of a public launch in early 2020.

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They're not monkeying around: BankVic cuts home loan rates to 2.75%

Despite the Reserve Bank deciding not to end the year with a bang by cutting rates, it hasn't stopped lenders from dropping theirs.

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Consumers set to be Scrooges this Christmas, and rate cuts aren't helping

Australians aren't feeling very jolly and neither will retailers, with consumer confidence slipping according to the Westpac-Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment.

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