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Photo Credit: Tierra Mallorca and website https://www.tierra-mallorca.com/ If we were to take a poll, most of us would answer “Yes” to, would we love not to have a mortgage? Unfortunately, having a mortgage for most of us is part of life. But it doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom. The quicker you pay off...
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For most of us reading those words brings back a happy childhood favourite “Fairy Bread”, where at parties we would hope for a plate full of the bread coated in margarine/ butter and sprinkles full of colourful magic. These days 100’s and 1000’s is what we seek regarding financial freedom and goals. Oh, how times...
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Home loan applicants be warned. In the wake of the Banking Royal Commission, your statements will be scrutinized with a high-intensity magnifying glass. Lenders want to know every purchase you have made: Everything from your Uber Eats Friday night, to the number of streaming services to which you are subscribed. Banks and lenders are under...
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A third of all Super Accounts are duplicates their owners might not even know exist. These fees cost $2.6 billion to Australians each year. By the time you retire, every Australian will have lost on average of a years’ earnings from this fatal mistake. Introduced in 1994, Superannuation encourages people in Australia to accumulate funds...
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You’ve probably seen: Rates of different bank products are falling fast. Whether its your home loans, savings accounts and term deposits, chances are the interest rate is lower than a few months ago. Loan rates are the lowest in 26 years according to Canstar, thanks to consecutive rate cuts by the RBA. Experts have warned...
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Only 5 suburbs in Melbourne have higher median prices than they did a year ago. Bucking the trend, the median house price in just 5 suburbs performed the best in all of Melbourne, seeing increasing median house prices. These top performers were Donvale, Ascot Vale, Officer, Sunbury and Cranbourne North. President of the Real Estate...
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More than four million Australians are about to get a thousand dollars back in their pocket, with the Government’s tax cuts set to pass the Senate. The Federal Government has secured the cross bench support needed to pass the 3-Stage $158billion income tax cut initiative. What this means is most Australians can receive up to...
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Only 5 suburbs in Melbourne have higher median prices than they did a year ago. Bucking the trend, the median house price in just 5 suburbs performed the best in all of Melbourne, seeing increasing median house prices. These top performers were Donvale, Ascot Vale, Officer, Sunbury and Cranbourne North. President of the Real Estate...
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Purchasing a home to live in is a little bit different to purchasing an investment property. When you’re looking at home loans, you’ll quickly see differences in the products offered. On the latest Dollars With Sense TV Show (Airing Mondays at 6:30 Channel 31, Facebook and Youtube) we interviewed Finance Specialist Tabatha Lee to find...
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Property prices in Melbourne and Sydney moved upwards for the first time since 2017, a move attributed by analysts to lower mortgage rates and improved sentiment in the market. Melbourne and Sydney prices were up 0.2% and 0.1% respectively. “These are the 2 cities where economic conditions are the strongest, where unemployment is the lowest,...
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