Household borrowing increased by 12.6% in June 2010 compared to previous year. Consumer confidence returns – ING Direct report.
Australia's $86B spending spree
Banks rake in $4.33 billion in avoidable fees
Australians forked out $4.33 billion in bank fees last year; cash that they could be keeping in their own pockets.
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.
Financial inequity extends beyond the workforce: research
Not only do women earn substantially less than men – 17.7 per cent less, on average – but new research reveals that a financial disparity between genders extends beyond the workforce into household finances.
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.