Federal Budget initiatives go some way towards helping first-home buyers, but the government is still overlooking the one thing that will make a real difference.
Would you move banks if your home loan interest rate increased by 0.15%? Most people won’t, which is how Aussies will end up paying for the bank levy.
Housing worries have pushed consumer confidence to its lowest level since mid-2016, according to the Westpac-Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment.
Will the first-home super saver scheme, designed to improve housing affordability, push up property prices? We answer your burning questions from Budget 2017.
Treasurer Scott Morrison had barely opened his mouth to deliver the 2017 Budget speech when Australia’s preoccupation with the economy’s night of nights exploded on […]
The government says that there will be a $7.4 billion surplus by 2020-21. Is it being too optimist? Our economy can’t afford to go backwards.
In good news for small businesses, the Treasurer announced in the Budget that the $20,000 asset write-off scheme for small businesses will be extended.
What we thought was the housing affordability budget, and then the health budget, and then the education budget, turned out to be an all-round budget focused on lowering the high cost of living. We break down the winners and losers.