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What is fragmented or fractional property investing?

Property in Australia can be pretty expensive. So, what if you could invest in a small part of one? It might be an option to get your foot on the property ladder.

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Contract employment and sole trading 'the new normal'

COVID-19 has caused a shift in the way we think about work, with one major HR firm saying contract work is the way of the future.

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Australians flock to used cars as new car sales dwindle

With 28 consecutive months of declining new car sales, searches for used cars have increased by 19% in three months.

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NAB cuts home loan interest rates for investors

Today big four bank NAB cut two variable investment home loans for borrowers with a 20% deposit as a special offer.

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'Fear of the unknown' as consumer confidence collapses

The latest Westpac-Melbourne Institute consumer confidence index fell to 79.5 in August after experiencing a bounce-back in July.

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Loans for fragmented property investing are now a thing

Maleny Credit Union now offers personal loans for fragments of real estate through platform 'Bricklet', for investments averaging $25,000 to $35,000.

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How can I get a classic car loan?

You’ve spotted your dream ride for a Sunday drive, now comes the conundrum of funding it. What are the options for financing a classic car?

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Bank of Us, Bank First slice home loan rates

In the past week, lenders such as Bank of Us and Bank First cut home loan rates by up to 64 basis points, as two others broke the 2.00% p.a. barrier.

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Two lenders introduce new sub-2% home loans

Easy Street Financial Services and Community First Credit Union introduced home loans with advertised rates below 2.00% p.a, but each are slightly different.

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What would happen if negative gearing got the axe?

Negative gearing tax concessions are a particular public policy pain point thought to affect housing affordability, but what would happen if they got the axe?

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