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.
Michelle Hutchison This season's big question is not how much you plan to spend but how you plan to repay your debt.
Clancy Yeates Which borrowers are most likely to fall behind on their mortgage payments?
David Potts For all the financial system report's visionary reforms, it's hard to nail down exactly what they are.
Clancy Yeates If you thought the global financial crisis had killed off Australians’ penchant for big mortgages, think again.
CHRISTMAS ON CREDIT
David Potts A card with no interest on new purchases for 15 months would be perfect for the Christmas shopping.
David Potts The property market is gradually losing steam. Unless the economy picks up, it's in danger of petering out altogether.