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Warning: Part 9 Debt Agreements have serious consequences


Merrilyn Mansfield & Carmel Mansfield

Merrilyn Mansfield & Carmel Mansfield

( 9 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

( 6 min read )

What is the Pension Loans Scheme?

The Pension Loans Scheme allows people who are at the age pension age to apply for a loan from the government to supplement their retirement, effectively functioning as a reverse mortgage.


Sally Tindall

Sally Tindall

( 3 min read )

Three mistakes home buyers make

Steady house prices and low interest rates are encouraging would-be buyers into the property market.


RateCity Staff

RateCity Staff

( 4 min read )

How to fix credit problems

Credit problems – who has them? If you’re reading this article, chances are you have, or you know someone who has.


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 )

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