Interest rates news and advice

All the latest news on interest rates in Australia.

  • February financial wrap up

    Thursday 01 March 2018

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    Another Aussie summer comes to a close with an outrageous amount of consumer news crammed into just 28 days over the last month.

  • January financial wrap up

    Thursday 01 February 2018

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    You might not have been paying attention during the first month of 2018 and who could blame you - there were beaches to get to, bevvies that needed drinking and books that simply had to be read.

  • November financial wrap up

    Friday 01 December 2017

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    With just one month left until the new year ticks over and even less until Santa climbs down the chimney, Aussies might have taken their eyes off the big headlines to come from November. But fear not, we’ve wrapped up the month’s money must-knows, bow and all, so that you can head into, what is sure to be a busy December, financially prepared.

  • October financial wrap up

    Wednesday 01 November 2017

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    There’s under two months to Christmas and boy can we tell. Headlining this month’s financial news was a couple of big credit card launches as the banks make a play for your business before the festive season, a host of banking innovations to keep the tech heads happy and of course, energy news as we head into our warmest months.

  • UBS says: one in three Aussies don’t understand their interest-only home loan

    Friday 06 October 2017

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    When you think about the terms and conditions on your mortgage, do you draw a blank? You’re not alone. According to UBS analysts, 1 in 3 Aussies don’t understand their interest-only home loan, unintentionally placing themselves in “substantial” stress once the repayment amount rises. 

  • Cherry picking on the rise as Aussies search out cheaper bank fees and more competitive interest rates

    Tuesday 03 October 2017

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    According to the Australian Bankers’ Association Chief Executive, Anna Bligh almost two-thirds of Australians have accounts at more than one bank, suggesting that people are shopping around to find the best deals and the right products for their needs.

  • September financial wrap up

    Friday 29 September 2017

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    September signalled the start of spring and rather predictably, property news was at the forefront of the month’s financial news. That aside, there was a bunch of consumer-facing news that hit the headlines, Mozo launched its Experts Choice awards for insurance and despite the warmer weather, energy continued to be a contentious topic.

  • 5 signs you might be a banking nomad

    Tuesday 05 September 2017

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    Experimentational, adventurous and keen to shop around for the most competitive interest rates, are you one of Australia’s newest breed of banking consumers?

  • August financial wrap up

    Friday 01 September 2017

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    Our final winter month saw many of the money trends of the season continue with savings interest rates continuing to slide, energy expenses taking centre stage and property price talk ramping up with spring selling season upon us.

  • July’s financial wrap up

    Wednesday 02 August 2017

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    A lot happened in the first month of the new financial year. Our coldest month reignited the energy price debate, the property market continued to prove problematic and we welcomed a new era of banking.