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.

How to buy property through an SMSF in Australia

A self-managed super fund, or SMSF, gives people complete control over how their retirement funds are invested, whether that be in shares, term deposits or property.

ANZ, Westpac, Bankwest cut rates on home loans

There was a flurry of rate cuts this week, as two of the big four and other lenders made moves ahead of the Reserve Bank's cash rate decision next month.

CoreLogic calls for more medium density housing

The latest dwelling approval data highlights Australia's lack of medium density properties, according to a research report from property analytics firm Corelogic.

How much rent should you charge?

Investors want to make as much money out of their properties as possible, but deciding on an appropriate amount of rent to charge is no easy task.