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Australian Unity, MyState Bank and QBANK slash fixed and variable rates

Australian Unity, My State Bank and QBANK have all made cuts to their home loan interest rates this week.

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TransferWise setting the benchmark for international money transfers in Australia

Despite our love of travelling overseas, Australians are being gouged with hidden transaction fees and exchange rate markups every time we send or spend money abroad.

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Easy guide to home loan guarantors

Having a guarantor on your home loan application can give you the edge you need to seal the lender’s approval, but there are some things to keep in mind.

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Australians are feeling more optimistic about the housing market: ME Bank

New research shows Aussies are feeling positive about the property market and are confident prices will rise, which could spell the end for first home buyers to buy ‘at the bottom’ of the market.

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86 400 launches all-digital home loans

86 400 has today unveiled Australia’s first-ever digital home loan through brokers, allowing Aussies to get approved for a mortgage up to six times faster than the big four.

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Suncorp, Adelaide and Qudos Bank reduce fixed rates

More banks are dropping their fixed home loan rates, enticing borrowers to lock in their rate.

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Wildcard: The reverse budgeting app

It can be hard to resist spending your entire paycheck sometimes, particularly with the temptation of buy now pay later services like Afterpay and Zip. Most young Aussies (aged 18-29) have less than $5,000 in the bank, with nearly a quarter (24%) having under $1,000, according to a 2018 triple j survey.

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Australian homes up to 66% underinsured

New research from MCG Quantity Surveyors has found many Aussie property owners could have their homes underinsured by as much as 66%, potentially leading to enormous financial devastation in the event of a claim.

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New car sales fall off a cliff in October

New car sales have fallen by 9.1% in October compared to the same time last year, extending a downturn in the Australian car market which is now in its 19th consecutive month.

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UBank, Westpac, Teachers Mutual & others chop home loan rates below 3%

It’s been a big year for home loan rate cuts, and with the RBA not expected to cut the cash rate again till next year, this week’s cuts by Westpac, UBank, St George, Bank of Melbourne and Teachers Mutual Bank could be among the last we see in 2019.

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