The RBA has looked past the housing downturn which has gathered some momentum over the past three months, to hold the cash rate firm at their first meeting this year.
Ever since financial deregulation in the 1980s we’ve had a finance industry scandal followed by an inquiry, a quick fix and a declaration that it shouldn’t happen again. Commissioner Hayne’s final report hasn’t gone far enough to end this cycle.
The Hayne royal commission has called for new powers for regulators to clean up the financial services sector, as the final report is handed down.
New regulations designed to help stop Australians from getting stuck with problematic credit card debt kicked in on January 1. Find out how they affect you.
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.
Retiree investors don’t stress about money so long as those juicy franked dividends keep filling the jam jar.
The big four banks have seen their share price fall between 25% and 35% since 2015, but what if the price factored in something which failed to eventuate?
As the housing market continues to fall sharply around most parts of Australia, the risk of the current credit squeeze turning into a credit crunch is real and is rising.