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New APRA rule effective 1 November: How have banks responded?

The new serviceability buffer comes into effect Monday, and a number of banks have already made moves to account for the situation.

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NAB last major to increase home loan rates ahead of RBA meeting

On Wednesday NAB followed CommBank, Westpac, and ANZ in increasing fixed home loan interest rates.

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Is this Australia's lowest green home loan interest rate?

On Tuesday Gateway Bank dropped interest rates on its green home loans, putting them among the lowest-rate loans in Australia.

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ANZ joins CommBank and Westpac, increases fixed home loan rates

ANZ has increased fixed rates on home loans, leaving NAB holding the bag as the only big four bank to not have increased rates lately.

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Judo Bank increases term deposit rates, CommBank cuts

On Wednesday Judo Bank increased various term deposit interest rates, while CommBank cut its own.

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Which states are offering travel and dining vouchers?

With the COVID-19 pandemic generally well-handled across all Australian states and territories, some are now offering people vouchers to help put money back into the economy.

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What happens if I pull out of a property sale?

Got cold feet or buyers' remorse after purchasing a property? You didn’t think you’d be able to pull out of a sale so easily, did ya?

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Afterpay, Zip sign up for debt negotiation as BNPL crackdown looms

The two industry stalwarts have collaborated with debt solutions charity Way Forward to offer debt management to struggling BNPL users.

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Westpac lifts fixed home loan rates for the fourth time this year

On Tuesday Westpac made slight increases to its home loan interest rates fixed for between two and five years.

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Which lenders offer low or no-cost LMI?

Lenders mortgage insurance can be a significant cost, but luckily there’s a few banks and lenders that have discounts or special LMI offers.

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