When life throws up financial challenges such as maternity leave, a career break, or illness, you can ask your lender to hit pause on your mortgage repayments. Here’s what you need to know.
The banks are rolling out a range of interest-free credit card deals in the lead-up to Christmas. But are they worth it, or will they leave you with you a financial hangover in the new year?
The days of rubber-stamping mortgage application forms are long gone, but what are banks looking for when you apply for a home loan? They want more than just a deposit.
In the new era of seemingly responsible lending, all four big banks are offering “low rate” cards, but are they the best?
Want a better interest rate on your home loan? It’s worth remembering that the banks operate on a “don’t-ask, don’t get” basis.
In a bid to get in ahead of the game, Australian banks have released a new voluntary code of conduct to try to win back consumer confidence, but more banking reforms are needed.
There are more than 40 bank accounts on the market for Aussie kids, so which offer the best rates and conditions to get your little ones saving?
Struggling to pay off your Christmas credit card debt? Here are the best balance transfer deals on offer.
Thought interest rates on savings accounts couldn’t go lower? The big four banks have proved us all wrong. But you don’t need to take it lying down.
If you’re anything like me, by the time you finally use a gift card it has long expired. But the NSW government has finally stepped in and forced retailers to put a three-year minimum expiry date on gift cards.