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Is it still safe to keep my money in a bank?
Let’s explore how the money you deposit into a bank is kept safe, and whether it is at risk of being compromised.
Should I keep all my money in one bank?
Let’s take a look at some of the common myths of having one bank account and whether they are true or false, as well as some of the benefits of multiple accounts.
Australians tipped to be saving more of their incomes in the next three years
Australians are hanging on tight to their money, with savings levels tipped to stay high in the next three years.
Falling rents could have a scarring impact for years
The drop in demand for rental properties has proven so severe that it may lead to a development fall of hundreds-of-thousands of apartments, according to a government agency.
“Subdued” rental growth on the cards if international borders not open by 2021: RBA
Inner-city housing rents are tipped to show “subdued” growth in the years ahead if the reopening of international borders is delayed beyond 2021.
The tough question facing first home buyers: spend more time or more money?
Many first home buyers are having to make the tough decision between waiting additional years to save a large deposit or spend thousands of dollars extra to buy a property sooner.
City dwellers flock to regional property due to COVID-19
Regional property markets are set to benefit from COVID-19, as the pandemic accelerates the trend of city dwellers relocating to regional areas.
Second cut in a month for Dollarmite savers
Australia’s largest bank, CBA, has today cut two of its most popular savings accounts for the second time in a month.
Westpac: House prices will rebound, but there will be some 'urgent' sales
A big four bank believes the fall in the housing market will be half as bad as originally projected, claiming they’ll overcome a sell off of defaults to return to growth much quicker than expected.
Houses on the menu for property investors, but many worry they won’t secure a loan
Veteran investors are looking to buy a standalone house in the next year, according to an industry group, but they’re worried banks won’t give them the loans they need.