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Merrilyn Mansfield & Carmel Mansfield

Merrilyn Mansfield & Carmel Mansfield

( 10 min read )

How to speak finance

Why do banks bombard us with incomprehensible jargon? And what’s with all those annoying acronyms?


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 25 min read )

Fast track your way to mortgage freedom

Paying off your home loan early doesn’t just free up valuable cash and provide the security of outright home ownership. It will also save you a bundle in interest.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 3 min read )

How to take out a home loan

There are three ways to take out a mortgage in Australia, whether you’re an owner-occupier who wants a principal-and-interest loan or an investor who wants an interest-only loan.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 5 min read )

How to talk your way to a lower interest rate

If you’re currently paying off a mortgage, there’s an interest rate cut waiting for you if you simply ask for it.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 6 min read )

10 questions to ask your mortgage broker

Getting a home loan can be a highly stressful experience, what with all the jargon and paperwork, not to mention the big dollars at stake.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 5 min read )

What is a comparison rate, and how is it calculated?

While many people talk about home loan interest rates, far fewer people talk about comparison rates. This is unfortunate, as home loan comparison rates can make a big difference when you’re estimating the costs of different mortgage options, whether you’re applying for your first home loan or refinancing.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 4 min read )

What is a mortgage calculator?

A mortgage calculator is an online tool that shows you how much you’d have to repay based on different home loan scenarios.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 3 min read )

What is a non-bank lender?

A non-bank lender is a financial institution that offers mortgages and other types of loans, but which doesn’t hold a banking licence.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 3 min read )

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