Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon Paying down debt is pretty much the top strategy to building wealth; it's often even better than buying shares or investing in property.
Mark Bouris The biggest financial news for most Australians in the past two years has been the falling cash rate and decreasing mortgage rates.
Harry Wilson Sales of high-yield debt – or, as they were once known, junk bonds – have exploded this year, raising fears that the world is setting itself up for another crash.
Nearly 50,000 people have used debt agreements in the past five years, resulting in a 20 per cent decline in bankruptcies, according to new figures.
Almost a third of Australians admit to feeling pressured to spend more than they can afford, a survey says.
Peter Trute Bank customers are taking advantage of rate cuts to pay off their mortgages faster, rather than reducing their repayments, Commonwealth Bank chief says.
Clancy Yeates Australian credit card debt has struck a new record high of $50 billion, ballooning by almost a third in the past five years.
Annette Sampson If there was ever any doubt that a big regulatory stick needs to be taken to the pay-day lending industry, it was well and truly quelched by a recent landmark decision in the Queensland Civil and...
Peter Martin We are abandoning credit cards but embracing plastic as never before.
Noel Whittaker We earn a combined salary of $160,000 a year and are starting a family soon. What is the best way to manage our $680,000 home loan?
David Wilson If there is one thing that riles Australians more than the taxman, it's banks. Here are seven tell-tale signs it is time for you to stop being a doormat.
Clancy Yeates With interest rates staying at low, low levels for at least another two months, is now a good time to lock in a fixed-rate mortgage?
David Wilson Doctors and lawyers are especially prone to it but everyone is at risk from money addiction.
John Collett With a threat of mortgage interest rate rises in the near future, home buyers are asked to tread carefully.
Mark Bouris Here are my top tips to ensure first-time mortgage borrowers can secure a loan.
Mark Bouris Housing affordability for first home buyers is in the news, with properties in Sydney and Melbourne selling for more than many first-timers can afford.
Penny Pryor Low interest rates are making it a lot easier for you to pay off your home loan.
David Potts Every government outfit in town is against you setting up your own super fund to buy an investment property.
David Potts The system is slanted towards buying a home, so if you can't beat it, why not join it?
David Potts For once it's politicians and economists, not the markets, who've been having conniptions about the US defaulting on its debt.