Athena’s war on home loan costs

Since bursting onto Australia’s home loan market in early 2019, Athena has enticed borrowers with its attractively-low home loan interest rates, no-nonsense messaging and a proven reputation for swiftly passing on central bank rate cuts in full to its customers.

No Cup Day cash rate cut from the RBA

Australia’s central bank has not cut the cash rate at this month’s meeting, instead keeping it on hold at 0.75%.

Buy-now, pay-later popularity rapidly increasing

New research has found 1.95 million Aussies used a buy-now, pay-later scheme in the year up to September, up from 1.38 million in the previous 12 months.

Aussies ditching debit cards for digital wallets

New data has revealed that 22% of online retail purchases in Australia in 2018 were made using digital payments and eWallets, such as Apple Pay and Google Pay.

Loans.com.au cuts fixed rates below 3%

Leading online lender Loans.com.au has slashed its fixed interest rates by 20 basis points across the board, bringing some of its fixed rates below 3% for the first time.