John Collett A study shows for most people, credit card loyalty schemes are seldom worthwhile.
Mark Bouris When interest rates are low, house prices usually rise and first-home buyers can feel shut out of the market. But all is not lost when sticking to a few simple tips:
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Catherine Robson Rates won't stay low forever - so pay off your debt while you can.
Clancy Yeates Lenders are pulling out all sorts of tricks to boost spending on credit cards. But watch out for the inevitable catch.
John Collett It's all there in the small print - but customers who pay off most of their debt face getting hit with all of the interest payment.
John Collett Solid credit scores could help you get a cheaper mortgage if Australia follows the US.
David Potts It's more about when, rather than where, the credit's due that should worry you.
Christine Long Love to hate the major banks? Three alternatives seek to challenge the status quo.
Mark Bouris Contractors and the self-employed face more obstacles than wage earners when it comes to home loans. Here's how to make the process easier.
Christine Long Need some breathing space from heavy interest charges on your credit card debts? A balance transfer deal could be the answer.
Penny Pryor Skip a payment, repent at leisure - from next month your past will become more public.
Mark Bouris Here are my top tips to ensure first-time mortgage borrowers can secure a loan.
John Collett With a threat of mortgage interest rate rises in the near future, home buyers are asked to tread carefully.
Almost a third of Australians admit to feeling pressured to spend more than they can afford, a survey says.
Christine Long Sticking to a straightforward strategy is the key to defeating credit-card debt.
Clancy Yeates If you think banks gouge their home-loan customers, spare a thought for the people paying credit card interest.
Kate Jones Credit card holders are using an increasing number of additional credit cards to shift debt, a survey has found.
Consumer borrowing in the US climbed in May by the most in a year as Americans put more purchases on their credit cards and took out more school and automobile loans.
Mutuals are trumpeting official statistics that they say show they are growing faster than the big four banks.
St George and Bank SA are the latest Australian banks to be taken to court by customers angry at the fees they are charged.