ANZ, NAB, Bendigo, ING cut home loan rates below 3%

Banks such as NAB, ANZ, Bendigo Bank and ING have cut numerous fixed and variable home loan rates to below 3.00% p.a. in the wake of the most recent Reserve Bank interest rate cut.

Government stimulus only a start: ACOSS

The Government announced a $17.6 billion stimulus package today, which includes a $750 one-off cash handout to Newstart recipients as well as pensioners.

Credit card numbers stagnant in January

Following December's sharp drop in credit card activity, Australian credit card usage was relatively stable in January.