MORTGAGE

Financial planning

One in nine Australians aged over 50 expect to have $250,000 in unpaid debt in retirement – debt worries are leading to concerns about their ability to achieve their des...

Funds management

Money Management is pleased to launch a new white paper focused on portfolio construction with exclusive commentary from seven asset managers....

Funds management

Three-in-four experts say the next six months will surpass record-breaking borrowing pace as the cash rate holds at 0.10%....

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Superannuation

Far from embarking on spending sprees, the majority of those who accessed their superannuation early used the funds for paying off household bills or mortgages, according...

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Financial planning

As most mortgage holders are required to resume repayments and JobKeeper comes to an end, the number of ‘at risk’ mortgage borrowers will rise, according to Roy Morgan....

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Property

The Commonwealth Bank has announced the merger of its Aussie Home Loans business with online platform Lendi....

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Financial planning

The firm has announced a partnership with Vow Financial to make Virgin’s home loans available via Vow brokers....

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Financial planning

A group of experts surveyed believe banks may increase variable mortgage rates independent of the Reserve Bank of Australia in an attempt to recoup losses....

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Policy & Regulation

Mortgage brokers are going to have to abandon a one-size-fits-all approach with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission reinforcing that ‘know your client’ w...

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Financial planning

A survey from comparison site Finder found 15% of Australians are struggling to pay mortgage or rent....

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Financial planning

Australians who have been granted a deferral on their loan repayments will not have their credit rating impacted, so long as they were up to date with repayments prior to...

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Financial planning

Fitch Ratings believes that the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority proposals could slightly raise risk within mortgage portfolios where borrowers are granted mort...

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Financial planning

Mortgages should be deemed financial products under the Corporations Act requiring the provision of licensed advice, according to actuarial consultancy, Rice Warner....

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Life/Risk

Lower interest rates have helped to reduce mortgage stress, according to a survey conducted by Roy Morgan Research....

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Financial planning

The corporate regulator has cancelled the AFSL of mortgage scheme responsible entity, DD&D Securities for failing to comply with obligations....

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My view is that after 2026 there will be quite a bit less than 10,000 'advisers' (investment advisers) and less than 100...

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