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Investment housing credit declines $2.3 billion in August

Reserve Bank data indicates $656.2 billion in investment home loan credit was on the books in August, while owner-occupier credit grew over the month.

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Rushing stricter payday lending criteria through the Senate door

Consumer Action has flagged concern about the potential rollback of responsible lending criteria when it comes to payday lending.

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Illawarra Credit Union introduces a sub-2% home loan, Tic:Toc winds down fixed rate

While the Dragons are out of NRL finals contention, Illawarra Credit Union gave something to smile about with a new sub-2% home loan.

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Workers spent $1,138 on average to set up WFH stations

A new survey commissioned by Lenovo found 40% of respondents paid an average of $1,138 to set up working from home stations.

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NRA guns for $6,000 small business stimulus package

The National Retailers Association and digital agency Xugar are calling for a $6,000 stimulus package to help small businesses build up their online business.

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First home buyers worse off than a year ago despite COVID-19 downturn

New research from Domain reveals first home buyers are taking up to 6.5 years to save for a house deposit, up 2.6% from a year ago.

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Push to reward landlords for providing energy-efficient rental homes

In a new push from a housing research institute, landlords could be incentivised to make their investment homes more energy efficient.

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Would credit regulation kill buy now, pay later platforms?

Amid the surging use of buy now pay later platforms, there have been persistent calls for tighter regulation. But how would these platforms cope with stricter credit rules?

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Reserve Bank hints at cash rate cut and other 'intervention'

In a speech today Reserve Bank deputy governor Guy Debelle hinted at negative interest rates and other 'interventions' to assist the economy.

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Australians flock to international shares as local dividends nosedive

Online share trading platform CMC Markets has seen an uptick in international market investing, as users seek diversity and chase capital gains.

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