Michelle Hutchison This season's big question is not how much you plan to spend but how you plan to repay your debt.
CLANCY YEATES Which borrowers are most likely to fall behind on their mortgage payments?
David Potts For all the financial system report's visionary reforms, it's hard to nail down exactly what they are.
CLANCY YEATES If you thought the global financial crisis had killed off Australians’ penchant for big mortgages, think again.
Emily Chantiri Getting the right agent can be a big part of a successful property adventure.
Melissa Browne What can you do to ensure buying by the ocean doesn't leave you all at sea?
CHRISTMAS ON CREDIT
David Potts A card with no interest on new purchases for 15 months would be perfect for the Christmas shopping.
David Potts The property market is gradually losing steam. Unless the economy picks up, it's in danger of petering out altogether.
Michelle Hutchison Recent incentives that invite credit card holders to upgrade their cards could run the risk of raising merchant fees.
David Potts A Sydney man will save almost $17,000 over the next five years after putting his mortgage out to tender.
Melissa Browne There's work ahead if you're planning to move house to be near a good school.
Richard Livingston We've become addicted to negative gearing but if it were to go, we'd not miss it.
Daryl Dixon The only strategies to cope with an increase in interest rates are to pay off loans quickly and ensure there is spare capacity to service debts.
TIP OF THE WEEK
Allan McKeown You can use existing assets to transform money owed on credit cards.