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How to predict whether the RBA will cut rates

How to predict whether the RBA will cut rates

If you’re wondering where interest rates are headed in 2017, you’re not the only one: mortgage holders across Australia are grappling with the same conundrum. It’s unclear whether borrowers should fix while interest rates still have a 4 in front of them, or take a punt on the variable market, which could stay flat, drop […]

How to start investing in shares for beginners

How to start investing in shares for beginners

The Australian Stock Exchange has a huge question mark hanging over it to many people, as it seems a mysterious vehicle for creating wealth for those who don’t know how to profit from it. For this reason, many people start investing in property before they begin gaining an understanding of how share investing works. Bricks and […]

How to stop splurging on online shopping

How to stop splurging on online shopping

Online shopping is one of the internet’s greatest gifts, yet it also happens to be every shopaholic’s curse. It just makes it so irresistible to shop, even though it’s already your fifth nude lipstick with just a bit of a warm undertone and you really don’t need another one at all… If online shopping is […]

How to relationship-proof your money

How to relationship-proof your money

A staggering 60% of Australian women in a relationship, or three in five, are leaving themselves vulnerable to the risk of ‘financial abuse’ by not ensuring their own financial independence, a new study has revealed.Research from CoreData’s Female Financial Abuse, which surveyed 801 women nationally, found that 60.5% of women in a relationship do not have a single asset of their own, held separately from their partner, in their own name.

How to choose the best possible mortgage for your needs

How to choose the best possible mortgage for your needs

The Big 4 banks in Australia are huge, well known, trusted financial institutions. When you’re looking at buying a house in Australia, whether for investment purposes or your own enjoyment, it’s understandable that you may turn to one of these ‘big brand’ banks with the view that you’ll be able to negotiate the best home [...]
How to calculate a property’s mortgage in 2 minutes

How to calculate a property’s mortgage in 2 minutes

Whether you’re investing in property or buying your own home, one of the key considerations will be your budget. You need to know how much you can afford to repay each week, to work out how much you can spend on a property overall. You can go to your bank or lender for pre-approval to [...]