What is the Household Expenditure Measure?

When you’re applying for a home loan, the fate of your application can heavily rest on one simple measurement tool, determining whether you land your dream home, or feel the soul-crushing pain of being rejected for a home loan.

TransferWise launches new “11x cheaper” travel card

Digital money transfer specialist TransferWise has today launched a new travel card, which it claims is “11 times cheaper than other top travel cards” for spending money overseas.

Where should your money be in a low interest-rate environment?

Long gone are the days of earning over 7% p.a in interest on your savings, with very few banks at present offering much more than 2% p.a. on savings accounts and term deposits. With more rate cuts possibly on the way, you may be considering alternative places to earn a return on your cash.