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Refinancing numbers are surging across the country, heres why
Rising interest rates got you feeling a little vulnerable? It might be time to take some control back by refinancing or asking for a rate review. Here’s why we’re seeing refinancing numbers surge across the country.
30.06.22 12:12 PM - Comment(s)
RBA increases cash rate for second consecutive month, to 0.85%
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has increased the official cash rate by 50 basis points to 0.85%. How much extra should you expect to pay on your home loan?
30.06.22 12:11 PM - Comment(s)
Bulk of SMEs preparing for growth over next 12 months: research
Small businesses around the nation are once again confident about their future and ready to start driving toward their next phase of growth, according to new research.
30.06.22 12:10 PM - Comment(s)
ATO hit list: rental property income and capital gains
Property investors beware: the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has revealed the four key areas it will be targeting this tax year, and rental property income/deductions and capital gains are high on the hit list.
30.06.22 12:10 PM - Comment(s)
The two major parties first home buyer policies explained
Housing affordability is one of the key battlegrounds ahead of the federal election this Saturday. So what is each of the two major parties proposing to help first home buyers crack the market? Let’s take a look.
30.06.22 12:09 PM - Comment(s)
EOFY alert! Financial year-end is fast approaching
Small business owners wanting to buy a vehicle, asset or important piece of equipment and immediately write off the cost have just over a month to act this financial year.
30.06.22 12:08 PM - Comment(s)
Ready for lift-off: how to prepare a buffer for more rate rises
Rate rises are a bit like taking off in a plane. Sure, it’s a bit nervy, but so long as you’ve run through your pre-flight check, have a well-serviced aircraft, built-in some contingencies (a buffer!), and have a handy co-pilot (us!), you should reach your destination no worries.
30.06.22 12:05 PM - Comment(s)
RBA increases cash rate to 0.35% amid high inflation concerns
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has increased the official cash rate by 25 basis points to 0.35% amid high inflation concerns and has signalled more cash rate increases will likely follow.
30.06.22 12:04 PM - Comment(s)
SMEs invest in machinery, IT and energy-efficient assets for growth
Australian small businesses are investing in their recovery through a surge in machinery purchases, IT and office technologies, and sustainable business assets, according to Commonwealth Bank (CBA) data.
30.06.22 11:57 AM - Comment(s)
Brace yourselves: a May rate hike might be coming next week
The chances of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) lifting the official cash rate on Tuesday just increased dramatically after figures showed the cost of living jumped 5.1% over the past year – the highest annual increase in more than 20 years.
30.06.22 11:56 AM - Comment(s)