January 3, 2017

House prices defy predictions in 2016 by rising more than 15pc

Home prices defied forecasts they would stagnate in 2016 to grow more than they did during the “boom” year of 2015, according to year-end figures from property research firm CoreLogic.
December 28, 2016

‘Desirable’ lifestyle makes us feel wealthy, NAB survey finds

Australians are prioritising their quality of life over the size of their pay packet, with almost one in three saying that having spare time and being able to stump up cash to help family and […]
December 27, 2016

SMSF dilemma: what to do with contribution that went into wrong account

You can “hide” assets from Centrelink but make sure you check your partner’s age pension age, writes Sam Henderson who answers your questions on super.
December 17, 2016

Young home buyers back to smashed avo after no-change housing inquiry

Young people will have to rely on their elders’ helpful advice for saving for their first home – get a good job, have rich parents and stop buying smashed avocado for breakfast – after a […]
December 16, 2016

Borrowers hit by higher rates on 130 mortgage products

Mortgage lenders, including the big four banks, have raised the cost of nearly 130 products in the past four weeks, driving increasing numbers of borrowers into fixed rates, analysis of lending data reveals. This article […]