Rachel Wastell is an award-winning writer with a knack for translating complicated subjects. Writing professionally for almost ten years, she has seen her work published in The Guardian, Business Insider and at Lifehacker. Rachel is a strong environmental advocate, and is as passionate about the planet as she is about open education.
According to new research released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the number of registered motor vehicles within Australia has increased by 1.7 per cent in the last year as known.
Rachel WastellBusiness & Finance Writer/author/undefinedOct 8, 2019( 2 min read )
The RBA cash rate is at an historical low of just 0.75%, and home loan rates have dropped as low as 2.69%. Many banks are not passing on the full rate cut, but in a highly competitive home loan market you may be able to negotiate a lower rate.
Rachel WastellBusiness & Finance Writer/author/undefinedOct 8, 2019( 5 min read )
A lack of oversight in private certification in the construction industry could mean that building your own home is a better option.
Rachel WastellBusiness & Finance Writer/author/undefinedSep 1, 2019( 6 min read )
The Superannuation Guarantee scheme relies on voluntary compliance, suggesting Australians need to take control of their super fund before they retire.
Rachel WastellBusiness & Finance Writer/author/undefinedAug 24, 2019( 5 min read )
The ASX plummeted last Thursday, with a loss of over $60 billion wiped from the local stock market. If a recession is imminent, what does it mean for you?
Rachel WastellBusiness & Finance Writer/author/undefinedAug 19, 2019( 4 min read )
CBA, Westpac, NAB and ANZ have cut term deposits this week as savers feel the sting of falling interest rates.
Rachel WastellBusiness & Finance Writer/author/undefinedAug 18, 2019( 3 min read )
Does a car loan cover insurance? Learn how car loans can impact on your insurance in Australia, so you can find the best car loan for you.
Rachel WastellBusiness & Finance Writer/author/undefinedAug 17, 2019( 7 min read )
Find out exactly what negative interest rates means for Australians. If the RBA reduces the cash rate to 0% or less, it time to bury your money?
Rachel WastellBusiness & Finance Writer/author/undefinedAug 17, 2019( 4 min read )
With the RBA cutting the cash rate to the lowest in Australian history, now is a better time than ever to start working on your financial awareness.
Rachel WastellBusiness & Finance Writer/author/undefinedAug 11, 2019( 5 min read )
Amazon, Google, Apple and Facebook could gain direct access to the Exchange Settlement Accounts payment system, settling their own transactions without needing the services of a bank per se.
Rachel WastellBusiness & Finance Writer/author/undefinedAug 9, 2019( 3 min read )
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