ASIC set to regulate exit fees. Current average loan will take at least 1.5 years to pay off switching loans. Make sure you do the sums and work out the best option for you.
RateCity welcomes crack down on early exit fees
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.
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.
First date etiquette: Who should pay?
When it comes to first date etiquette, Australians are surprisingly traditional although that could be set to change, according to the results of a national consumer study.
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.