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Aussies to be questioned over streaming services, private schools under new ASIC lending guidelines

Banks and lenders have been instructed to grill borrowers over their spending and what they're willing to give up if they want a home loan, under new lending guidelines released by ASIC.

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Aussies are saving more, borrowing less than they were five years ago

Australians' financial wellbeing has improved over the last five years, driven by more saving and less borrowing for everyday expenses.

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Frugal Aussies spending less money on things that spark joy: CommSec

Frugal Aussies are making the tough choices and putting their tax cuts towards housing, insurance and food rather than splashing it on luxury items like travel and cars.

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Aussie shoppers spent up big in Black Friday sales, CBA data confirms

The Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales were expected to be the biggest retail days of the year, and data from Commonwealth Bank confirms it lived up to expectations.

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New online eligibility tool launched for First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

The National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC) has today launched an interactive online tool to help first home buyers assess their eligibility for the scheme, which kicks off 1 January 2020.

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“Make insurance cheaper for younger, healthier people,” says Grattan Institute

A Grattan Institute report recommends charging younger people less for private health insurance to stop the continuing youth exodus from the private health system.

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Goodments: the ethical investing app targeting millennials on climate crusade

Making small changes in our everyday lives is one of the oft-talked about ways to reduce our impact on the environment. But have you ever thought about how the stocks you invest in could make a difference?

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“Risk of real consumer harm”: ACCC calls for more transparency around loyalty schemes

Australia’s consumer watchdog has called for supermarkets, airlines and hotel operators to end the practice of automatically linking credit cards with customer loyalty schemes.

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1 in 3 Australians would prefer to travel than own a home: ME Bank

Buy a house or travel? 1 in 3 Aussies are choosing the latter, as rising house prices push dreams of homeownership further away.

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Bushfire season has arrived: Here’s what you need to know about insuring your home

As we head into the warmer months, catastrophic bushfires are raging in many parts of Australia, claiming hundreds of homes. At the time of writing, the damage bill has hit $145 million, with over 1,300 bushfire-related claims for the November disasters.

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