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“I regularly don’t eat at all”: Spotlight on Newstart as HILDA survey reveals poverty on the rise

Poverty is on the rise in Australia after several years of decline, according to the latest Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey – and changes to welfare policies have been cited as the possible cause.

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Demand for fixed-rate mortgages falls, but lenders keep dropping rates

The demand for fixed rate mortgages is the lowest it’s been in eight years, but that hasn’t stopped a number of lenders from continuing to cut rates.

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How to pay off credit card debt

Here at Savings.com.au, we’re often banging on about budgeting. By now, you probably know the basics: spend less than you earn, track your spending, and lock your savings away into an untouchable high interest savings account.

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How to save up for a house deposit

So you’ve decided to become a homeowner. No more grubby share houses, disagreements with the landlord, tolerating your housemates’ mess or their questionable design choices. Congratulations!

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UBank, NAB, Suncorp and Greater Bank cut fixed home loan rates

The home loan market continues to heat up as more lenders cut their fixed mortgage rates.

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Selling your house without using an agent: What you need to know first

Selling your house without using a real estate agent. It sounds terrifying, but many sellers are tempted to take on the challenge in order to save thousands of dollars in real estate agent fees.

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Bad financial habits sending Aussies broke and making them stressed

Australia’s addiction to Afterpay and Uber Eats is hitting our hip pockets hard and sending us spiralling into debt, according to new research.

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Westpac, ANZ, Macquarie and others cut fixed home loan rates

In the wake of cuts to variable home loan rates following the Reserve Bank’s decision to lower the cash rate for a second time in as many months, a number of lenders have also made big rate reductions to fixed home loan rates.

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Should you take out a 40-year home loan?

If you’ve recently taken out a home loan with a 25 to 30-year term, paying it off may seem like an impossible task. Imagine then, tacking on an extra ten to fifteen years to the loan term.

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2 in 5 Australians can’t meet credit card repayments, study shows

It turns out Australians aren’t good with credit cards, with 2 in 5 people saying they can’t make their repayments on time, a study by credit bureau Experian has found.

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