Liz Seatter

Senior Finance Writer

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.

69 articles written by Liz Seatter

Home Loans

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.

Credit Cards

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.

Home Loans

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.

Credit Cards

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.

Superannuation

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.

Savings Accounts

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.

Home Loans

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’.

Savings Accounts

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.

Savings 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.

Home Loans

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.