40,000 more credit cards issued in January. New record for credit limits averaging $8,796 per card.
Australia continues its obsession with credit
Variable rates to push below 3.5% in August, first time on record
Variable home loan rates are set to dip below 3.5 per cent this month – the lowest on record – following today’s decision by the Reserve Bank to cut the cash rate to 1.50 per cent.
Rates to hold at 1.5 per cent until 2017
The cash rate is set to hold at 1.50 per cent at Tuesday’s Reserve Bank meeting, with the Board likely to sit on its hands until the August cut has had a chance to flow through the economy.
Further rate hikes a sign of what's to come'
The Commonwealth Bank is the latest lender to lift interest rates for homebuyers looking to fix their home loan, raising rates on a number of fixed products.
Yes, it may be possible to get a $1,500 payday loan with bad credit. Some payday lenders give loans to people with bad credit histories if they believe the borrower has the capacity to repay the loan.
Under Australia’s responsible lending rules, lenders aren’t allowed to approve $1,500 payday loans if they don’t believe the borrower can make the repayments.