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Unemployment is now 5.3%, heightening chance of RBA rate cut

Unemployment data for January released by the ABS today is up 0.2% to 5.3%.

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Real wages fell in the December quarter by 0.2%

Wages rose 0.5% in the December 2019 quarter, while inflation was 0.7% in the same period.

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RBA hints another rate cut could happen by mid-2020

Despite better than expected unemployment figures and the recent acceleration in home loan lending, Australia's central bank has left the door open to a rate cut in 2020.

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New Aussie fintech 'Hay' to offer digital transaction account optimised for travellers

There's yet another fintech new to Australia, this time with a 'membership bonus' for its first 10,000 customers.

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How renting a three bedroom house got cheaper in the last 20 years

Analysis released by the Productivity Commission today shows how much stronger the average Aussie's purchasing power is compared to 20 years ago.

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Is it a good idea to buy a car at auction?

You can auction a house, so why not a car? Car auctions can be one way to buy a cheap set of wheels, but there are a few things you should know before sticking your hand up.

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60% of Australians will use their fingerprint to pay for goods in five years

Mastercard crunched the numbers and revealed the new technology will help lower Australia’s $488 million fraud hit.

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Car dealerships’ market confidence falls by 50% in less than two years

Car dealerships are finding market conditions tougher than ever, with their confidence in the market halving since 2018.

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Commonwealth Bank makes sweeping home loan rate cuts by up to 50 basis points

A few lenders cut home loan rates in the last week, with two banks cutting by up to 50 basis points.

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Heading overseas? Here’s how to find competitive foreign currency rates

Whether you are heading to Bali or Brussels, you’ll need foreign currency, either via cash, credit, or debit, and the costs can add up if you’re not careful.

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