Archive for August, 2013

New Home Loans Jump As Market Picks Up

Posted on August 29th, 2013 · Posted in News

New home loans approved by banks and other lenders jumped by 28% to $79 billion in the June quarter, amid growing signs of a recovery in the residential property market… Read more

Is The Cost of Living Out of Control?

Posted on August 20th, 2013 · Posted in News

“Cost of living pressures” has become a common catchcry of the election campaign from both sides of politics. While gas, electricity and childcare costs have risen steeply, there are other.. Read more

Rates Hit Record New Low

Posted on August 13th, 2013 · Posted in News

Four major banks will cut variable interest rates following the RBA decision to slash rates by 0.25% to a record low of 2.5%. Westpac has announced it will cut their.. Read more

RBA Cuts Cash Rate

Posted on August 8th, 2013 · Posted in News

The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced a 25 basis point cash rate reduction, bringing the official interest rate down to a record low 2.5%. A speech made late last week.. Read more