June 2019

RBA cuts the cash rate to an all time low

Posted By John Cachia,
17/06/2019 18:55 PM
At the start of this month the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) cut official cash rate by 0.25% to a record low of 1.25%. The rate cut was implemented in response to a slow-down in economic growth...

Why it just got harder to get a home loan

Posted By Levent Aldogan,
17/06/2019 11:00 AM
Anyone applying for a home loan these days will find that there are more hurdles to jump than has recently been the case. So why is it harder to get a home loan? And what can you do to improve your ch...

Is household debt consuming you?

Posted By Levent Aldogan,
12/06/2019 21:06 PM
By the end of 2018 Australia had, relative to the size of its overall economy, one of the highest levels of household debt in the world. At 127% of gross domestic product (GDP), our household debt, as...

How much do I need to start investing?

Posted By John Cachia,
12/06/2019 19:00 PM
Far from being the realm of the rich, building an investment portfolio is something that most people can do. It can start as a simple savings plan – a few dollars in the bank – before...