JOHN COLLETT Consumers are unhappy about how difficult it is to obtain the free copies of credit reports they are entitled to.
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Michelle Hutchison There's a lot of confusion for home buyers over advertised loan-to-value ratios.
BOURIS ON MONEY
Mark Bouris It’s worth having a plan for repaying a home loan at a higher interest rate than the rate at which you borrowed.
BOURIS ON MONEY
Mark Bouris Glenn Stevens' statement on interest rates was bland but should remind property investors that they must do their homework and invest wisely.
BUYING TO LET
JOHN COLLETT Record-low interest rates have been driving property prices higher. But borrowing won’t always be cheap and, if you’re thinking of buying to let, you will need to tread carefully.
GARETH HUTCHENS Reserve Bank is avoiding the term "housing bubble" saying people should look at the bigger housing sector picture.
JOHN COLLETT Six months after new credit reporting regime began, a picture is emerging of a country up to its neck in debt.
GET FINANCE FIT
Christine Long It can be tough, but some planning can help you survive the first 12 months in your own home .
JOHN COLLETT Property investors taking advantage of Australia's tax system are helping to drive up property prices and shutting out first-time home buyers.
DEBT'S THE WAY
Christine Long There are different types of debt. Some drag you down, while others can give you lift-off.
CLANCY YEATES No one likes missing out, but getting caught on the wrong side of a downturn would be worse.
Mark Bouris With a bit of homework and a willingness to bargain, people can save money on their mortgage and get ahead.
JOHN COLLETT Sydney and Melbourne property prices still show no signs of peaking.
CLANCY YEATES Property and banks are seen as safe. One is, the other less so. But which is it?
David Potts Lender's insurance can cost thousands and actually protects the bank, not the borrower writes David Potts.
JOHN COLLETT Kiwis living in Australia who are overdue with repayments could be arrested on returning to New Zealand.
CLANCY YEATES Rates are getting better if you are in debt, but less favourable for people with savings in the bank.
Mark Bouris Credit reports are a fact of life if you want to borrow money and they can be really helpful, so learn how they work and start planning.