March home loan changes

March sees abundance of home loan rate changes

A large number of home loan lenders – big and small – have made changes to their home loan interest rates so far this month.

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CBA spending travel

Spending on flights hits fastest growth in 19 months

CommBank research shows spending on airlines in the month of February was up 1.7% – one of the highest gains of any sector.

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Worlds most expensive cities

Singapore, Paris, Hong Kong: The Economist names the world’s most expensive cities

How Australian cities compare to rest of the world when it comes to cost of living.

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RACQ first cars

Young drivers mostly asking parents for first car cash

A survey by RACQ has revealed 39% of young Queensland drivers would save for their first car themselves instead of getting car loan.

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Buy now pay later

‘Buy-Now-Pay-Later’ platforms like Afterpay and Zip hit 1.5 million users

From January 2018 to 2019, 1.59 million Australians used ‘buy-now-pay-later’ digital payment methods such as Afterpay and Zip.

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Bank-xious

‘Bank-xious’: 94% of Australians don’t trust their banks

A survey by ME Bank of Australian banking customers has revealed the startling statistics on how Australians feel about their banks.

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Roy Morgan car research

Intention to purchase new cars declines

The number of Australians looking to purchase a new vehicle in the next four years has hit the lowest level in four years, according to Roy Morgan Research.

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ANZ shakes up interest-only lending

ANZ shakes up interest-only home loans

Big four lender ANZ has announced major changes to its interest-only mortgages following a period of conservative lending.

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DFA house prices to fall

Property buyers expect house prices to continue falling

The latest edition of Digital Finance Analytics’ (DFA) household surveys reveal that house price expectations have taken a complete nosedive across all consumer groups.

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UBank green term deposit

UBank launches ‘green’ term deposit product

UBank has unveiled the ‘world’s first’ green term deposit for consumers, designed to attract the savings of environmentally-aware millennials.

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