Getting hounded by ATO impersonators? Don’t get scammed this tax season- Tax time is just around the corner, which means ATO impersonators are pulling out their bag of tricks to try and scam you. Here are the main scams currently doing the rounds.
Will lenders pass on the RBA rate cut to you?- The RBA has cut the official cash rate to a new record low of 1.25%. But hang on a sec… Will lenders even pass on the cut in full? Today we’ll look at how you can make the RBA rate cut work for you.
Your home is not perfect: the value of pest and building inspections- They say that home is where the heart is. And it’s true that we spend so much of our time, money and emotions in our homes. So it can be hard to truly look at them and think that something could be wrong.
APRA suggests banks relax key lending criteria- Here’s a bit of good news: you may be able to borrow more for your next home loan after the prudential regulator sent a letter to the banks asking them to relax a key lending criteria.
What the re-elected Coalition government has promised- No doubt, like most, you’re suffering from a bit of election fatigue. But stick with us - here’s one last article that explains what you can expect from the 46th parliament of Australia.
How the new govt scheme could give you a head start on property- Did you know that it takes four to seven years for the average household to save a 20% deposit for their first home and avoid paying lender’s mortgage insurance? However, a new scheme promises to drastically reduce that time by dropping the required deposit to just 5%.
Interested in increasing your rental returns by up to 30%?- What would you say if we told you that you could potentially increase your rental returns by up to 30% simply by ticking a box? You'd probably call us 'barking mad'.
Found an account transaction error? Don’t foot the bill- Most of us have found ourselves in a sticky situation where we’ve spotted an unauthorised or mistaken transaction on our bank account or credit card statement. Here’s how to avoid footing the bill.
Will the RBA cut the cash rate this month?- We don't like to dust off the old crystal ball and speculate very often, but there's been so much noise about whether the RBA will cut the official cash rate this Tuesday that we feel compelled to address it.
5 ideas to help first home buyers break into the property market- While housing affordability is improving across the country, for many young first home buyers cracking into the property market can feel like breaking into a fortress. Here are five ideas that can help bust down that door.