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Three lenders cut rates on home loans despite RBA cash rate hold

One bank cut rates by as much as 20 basis points, even after the Reserve Bank left the cash rate on hold at 0.75% on Tuesday.

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Pensioners among hardest hit by latest cost of living rises

On the back of inflation rising 0.7% in the December 2019 quarter, it has been revealed that pensioners and other government beneficiaries have been hardest hit in the hip pocket.

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Lowest bankruptcy levels in 25 years

Fourth quarter 2019 personal insolvency results indicate bankruptcy levels fell to 25 year lows.

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Employees' financial stress costs employers $47bn per year, report reveals

Seven in 10 employees admit to worrying about or spending time dealing with money at work, and 82% said a company private health plan would be 'important'.

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Think-tank calls for 12% superannuation plans to be scrapped

The Grattan Institute crunched wage figures over a 27 year period, and found an increase in superannuation saw a decrease in real wage rises.

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Is it okay to buy or sell a written-off vehicle?

The term ‘written-off’ strikes fear into the budding motorist, but what can it actually mean, and is it okay to buy or sell a written-off vehicle?

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Suncorp, QBank make cuts to home loan rates

It was a quiet week for home loan rate cuts, with very few lenders cutting rates ahead of the Reserve Bank's cash rate decision next week.

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Child-free yuppies expect lower price rises than their child-bearing friends

Research suggests young parents have higher expectations of price increases than young couples with no children.

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What changes are coming to income protection?

The times they are a changin' … at least for the laws around income protection anyway. Here’s what you should know about the changes coming to retail income protection insurance in 2020.

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Inflation rises to 1.8%, February rate cut odds sink

Australia's inflation rate has risen higher than expected, signalling a lower chance of a cash rate cut next week.

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