Articles Tagged ‘home loan’

Is it time to stop paying extra off your home loan?

Australians have been paying down debt at breakneck speed, particularly in the last couple of years while property prices have been relatively flat in most markets. Should you be paying off your home loan with extra repayments whilst property prices are rising?

Are you ready for refinancing?

There are lots of reasons to refinance your home loan as your personal and finance goals change over time. Part of making sure it’s a good time to refinance is determining that you’re ready to do it.

Buyers Find Borrowing Sweet Spot

Home buyers are most comfortable borrowing up to 80 per cent of their property’s value and one in ten buyers are comfortable borrowing nearly the entire value of a property, a survey by Loan Market has found.

Sex and Money

Men and women deal with their finances differently. There are no surprises there. New qualitative research conducted by Professor Roslyn Russell has explored why women make the financial decisions they do. Here’s what Professor Russell had to share with Loan Market about her research.

Managing Your Super

Many Australians look for a retirement investment strategy that gives them more control. Sound like you? You might want to think about setting up a self-managed super fund (SMSF), to channel your money in the direction you want.

Rates stay on hold amid stability

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has decided to leave rates unchanged for the second consecutive month amid the stability of the Australian economy after the federal election.

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