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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

Nov 23, 2014( 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

Oct 2, 2014( 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

Oct 2, 2014( 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

Sep 30, 2014( 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

Sep 29, 2014( 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

Sep 29, 2014( 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

May 7, 2012( 3 min read )

Term Deposit Best Interest

Checking Australia's term deposit best interest rates is a smart option if you are looking to safely invest your savings over the short-to-mid-term. And a great way to compare the return on various term deposits is by using RateCity's term deposit calculator.


RateCity Staff

RateCity Staff

Mar 30, 2012( 3 min read )

Term Deposit Rates Best

If you want a greater degree of investment certainty, then putting your savings into high interest term deposits may be an option worth considering.


RateCity Staff

RateCity Staff

Mar 30, 2012( 2 min read )

Term Deposits Best Rates

Whether you are looking to invest your savings into short or long-term term deposits use RateCity to search, compare and apply for some of term deposits best rates accounts.


RateCity Staff

RateCity Staff

Mar 29, 2012( 2 min read )

How to get a head start in the property market

As lenders loosen the purse strings and house prices take a dive, first-time buyers are more likely to be able to buy than at any time since the credit crunch.


Laine Gordon

Laine Gordon

Feb 22, 2012( 3 min read )

Compare Term Deposit Rates

When looking to compare term deposit rates, it is important to consider some of the highest interest term deposits online, plus the fees and conditions attached to the account.


RateCity Staff

RateCity Staff

Jan 25, 2012( 2 min read )

Term Deposit Rates Compare

Term deposits are a fixed interest investment suitable for those who want to receive a safe, stable and generally, attractive return on their money.


RateCity Staff

RateCity Staff

Jan 25, 2012( 2 min read )

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