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The lowdown on dropping interest rates

The lowdown on dropping interest rates

How can you make the most of record low interest rates? Many people believed that the low RBA cash interest rate, that had remained unchanged over the last couple of years, was about as low as it would go. But in the last few months the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has dropped it three times, taking the official rate...

There’s a lot more than the big four

Why smaller lenders are making a big change in banking. The history of Australian banking has always been dominated by the big four – ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, NAB and Westpac. But more Australians than ever are now turning to smaller lenders and non-banks to finance their home loans. Is your loyalty worth it? Many of us have gone to one of the...