Household and business borrowing has slowed dramatically over last 3 years. Unprecedented increases in deposits by both households and especially businesses.
The great borrower strike
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.
Borrowing cheaper but now more difficult
Home loan rates continue to drive lower in September with more than 220 rate cuts made in the past week, despite today’s RBA decision to leave interest rates on hold at 1.50 per cent.
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.