David Potts A Sydney man will save almost $17,000 over the next five years after putting his mortgage out to tender.
John Collett Solid credit scores could help you get a cheaper mortgage if Australia follows the US.
Clancy Yeates Margin lending is growing for the first time since the stimulus-induced sharemarket surge of 2009, as investors seek to capitalise on record low interest rates and rising stock prices.
Clancy Yeates Australians are rushing to pay off their home loans faster than many households overseas, with half of all borrowers ahead of their mortgage repayment schedule.
First home buyers are locking in more fixed rate home loans than they were four years ago as arrears rates continue to improve.
Gareth Hutchens Banks could pull back from lending to new home owners after making losses on mortgages.
Margin loans are still out of favour, more than three years after the global financial crisis (GFC) began, with fewer investors than ever inclined to use them - and those that do opting for much more...
Clancy Yeates The number of people taking out home loans with non-bank lenders is creeping up.
By Lesley Parker Responsible lending laws may bring an end to these potentially predatory financial products.
By Barbara Drury Tapping into home equity may seem like an easy way to gain extra cash but mistakes can cost you dearly.
THE MOTLEY FOOL
Scott Phillips No one knows if it's going to happen but if it does, you'll want to be ready
SUPER & FUNDS
John Collett It is usually never a good idea to bet against our big banks, except maybe when it comes to fixing your mortgage.
Clancy Yeates Most economists reckon rates are likely to stay at their record low of 2.5 per cent for several months more, and could even fall further.
David Potts It would be good if you can set your own deposit rate. Wait – you can.
Clancy Yeates If you thought the global financial crisis had killed off Australians’ penchant for big mortgages, think again.
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.
Richard Livingston We've become addicted to negative gearing but if it were to go, we'd not miss it.