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Reserve Bank minutes reveal decision to cut rates was deeply debated, with concerns low rates could backfire

The Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) October interest rate cut was deeply debated among board members who feared it may backfire, driving up house prices and failing to boost the economy.

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Up Bank and Transferwise announce partnership set to make sending money overseas cheaper

More than 250,000 Up Bank customers will now be able to send money abroad in 52 currencies directly from their transaction account without having to leave the app.

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Former ACCC Chair urges borrowers to consider non-bank lenders

If you’re wondering why your bank hasn’t passed on interest rate cuts in full, former ACCC Chair Graeme Samuel says fed up borrowers should take their business to smaller lenders.

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Can I withdraw my super early to pay off debt?

So you’re in a bit of a pickle and you need money – but the only savings you have are those in your super fund, which we all know you can’t access until you’ve retired. But are there any circumstances where you can withdraw your super early?

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69% of millennial homeowners only took five years to save for house deposit: ING

Owning a home has seemed out of reach for a lot of millennials but new research from ING suggests it could be far more achievable than we think.

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How do reverse mortgages work?

Imagine a home loan that actually gives you money and doesn’t require you to make any immediate repayments. Sounds too good to be true right?

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86400, Up Bank and BOQ the latest to cut interest rates on savings accounts

New digital banks 86 400 and Up Bank, plus Bank of Queensland have all slashed the interest rates on their market-leading savings accounts.

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Millennials want homes, but don’t understand basic deposit requirements

57% of millennials have never heard of Lenders Mortgage Insurance and some don’t know it’s possible to get a home loan with less than 20% deposit.

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Falling interest rates spook consumers with confidence plummeting to a four-year low

Falling interest rates have got Australians scared and bizarrely it’s borrowers who are the most spooked, according to the most recent Westpac consumer sentiment survey.

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“Smaller lenders have actually done the right thing”: Treasurer Josh Frydenberg throws shade at the big four

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has slammed the big four for not passing on the rate cut in full, as smaller lenders seize the moment.

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