SOMETHING IN RESERVE
David Potts The markets are tipping one final fling by the Reserve Bank with a rate cut in April next year.
David Potts New rules being imposed by the banking regulator will hit first-home buyers.
John Collett Consumers should be wary of credit repair companies that promise, for a fee, to make debts go away.
Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon Australians are crippled by debt, and the burden's getting heavier. What can we do about it?
Henry Belot and John Collett Households in Fyshwick, Pialligo and Hume have the worst financial behaviour in the ACT while those in Woden are more prudent.
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley Is this the only way to live? Will the culture of debt ever stop?
TIP OF THE WEEK
Thabojan Rasiah Whatever your lending situation, now is a better time than ever to review your loans.
John Collett A fixed-rate mortgage can lock in low rates for years. But is it right for you? Try our interactive quiz to find out.
BOURIS ON MONEY
Mark Bouris You have to ensure that the price you pay and the size of the repayments stacks up.
John Collett Inner Sydney and inner Melbourne are among the worst regions in Australia for poor credit records.
John Collett Credit reporting agency could be forced to refund consumers for reports they should have got for free.
Kate Jones Instead of giving up on the great Australian property dream, many first-time buyers are thinking outside the square.
Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon The humble Australian-invented mortgage offset account is the No. 1 debt-busting wonder. Let me prove it.
Daryl Dixon Borrowers need to be aware of the risks they are taking on and develop strategies to reduce their possible impact.
Melissa Browne If you can't get a foot on the property ladder there are some alternatives.
Clancy Yeates There are quicker ways to cope with credit card debt than waiting for a government inquiry.
BOURIS ON MONEY
Mark Bouris It's outrageous that people are still paying high interest when the opportunity to pay less is right under their noses.
John Collett Low levels of financial literacy are leaving consumers without the knowledge to get the best deals on home loans.
Christine Long If you've maxed out your credit card recently, an invitation to increase your limit can seem particularly seductive.
Mark Bouris I've been fielding questions lately about interest rates and the economy.