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The pros and cons of term deposits


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 4 min read )

What is a term deposit?

A term deposit is a set amount of money you leave with a lender for an agreed amount of time in return for an agreed amount of interest.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 2 min read )

Pensioners to be stung by falling rates

Term deposit rates have been cut substantially by banks over recent months, according to research conducted by RateCity.


Laine Gordon

Laine Gordon

( 3 min read )

Term deposit versus property investment

Are you thinking about taking out a home loan as an investor or opening a term deposit account? There are pros and cons to both approaches.


RateCity Staff

RateCity Staff

( 3 min read )

The benefits of short-term deposits

Each year Australians look for ways to accrue, save and invest their money, with many turning to term deposits for their investments.


Kate Wick

Kate Wick

( 3 min read )

The benefits of long-term deposits

Term deposits are great for the undisciplined saver because you can lock away your savings for a period of time and you won't be tempted to withdraw it. Today we are looking at the benefits of longer-term deposits.


Kate Wick

Kate Wick

( 2 min read )

What are your long-term savings options?

There are many ways to save these days - if you can just avoid the temptation to spend. So what are some of the best long-term savings plans and options?


RateCity Staff

RateCity Staff

( 4 min read )

What’s the deal with term deposit blackboard specials?

Many Australians who are seeking to invest their savings consider term deposits as a secure investment option and keep a close eye on blackboard specials - but should they?


RateCity Staff

RateCity Staff

( 2 min read )

Luckiest lottery numbers revealed

Some lottery players don't wish for luck, they make their own. Yet a string of recent "lotto hackers" in North America did not use high-tech gadgetry like the kind found in Hollywood films, but a knack for spotting patterns and exploiting loopholes.


Laine Gordon

Laine Gordon

( 3 min read )

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