A Senior Finance Writer with RateCity, Liz Seatter is an experienced journalist and producer across the wide media landscape. Her background has seen her covering finance, property, economics, current affairs, and world news. Since 2004, Liz has worked for some of Australia's biggest mastheads, including Sky News, Nine News, Today, Weekend Today, as well as New Zealand's Newstalk ZB.
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Home lending hits the record books for six with $24 billion in loans
Australia’s home lending market has smashed yet another record, with the value of new home loans approved in November hitting a new high of $23.96 billion.
Click Frenzy: $58 billion spent on credit and debit cards in November
Australians went on a spending spree the month before Christmas, making purchases worth $58.31 billion according to the latest credit and debit card statistics released by the RBA today.
Budget busters: three simple ways to save up to $4K in 2021
Start the New Year with more money in your pocket by making three simple changes to your budget in 2021.
Think twice before overspending at the Boxing Day sales
Consumer advocate RateCity.com.au is warning Australians to keep track of their spending in the post-Christmas sales, with the national total expected to hit $19.5 billion, according to the Australian Retailers Association.
A warning to people accessing $10,000 of their super this Christmas
With just 10 days left for Australians to withdraw $10,000 in the Early Release Super Scheme, some families will be reassessing whether they need to access this cash over Christmas.
CBA sneaks through a second savings cut before Christmas
The country’s largest bank, CBA, has today shaved its popular savings accounts for the second time in a month.
50 lenders offering home loans for less than $50 a day
There are 50 lenders now offering a total of 126 home loan under 2 per cent. That’s 40 per cent of the 124 lenders on the RateCity.com.au database with at least one home loan rate starting with a ‘1’.
Dropping like flies: NAB joins growing list of banks cutting savings rates
Australia’s third largest bank, NAB, has today cut rates on a range of savings, retirement and term deposit accounts.
Buy now, pay later customers skipping meals and essential bills to make payments
Some Australians are skipping meals, household bills and mortgage repayments as a result of overspending using buy now, pay later platforms, according to a ASIC.
31 lenders offering home loan rates under 2 per cent
A record 31 lenders are offering, or set to offer, at least one mortgage rate under 2 per cent – almost triple the number before last week’s RBA cut last week.