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RBA Interest Rate Update August – The RBA board have decided to keep cash rates at 1.50%.

August 1, 2017 The RBA board have today decided to keep cash rates unchanged at 1.50%. Conditions in the global economy are continuing to improve. Labour markets have tightened further and above-trend growth is expected in a number of advanced economies, although uncertainties remain. Growth in the Chinese economy has picked up a little and…

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Negative Gearing and how does it affect you?

Why is everyone talking about Negative Gearing and how does it affect you? There has been a lot of debate surrounding Negative Gearing and its affects recently after the Turnbull Government announced there would not be any changes to Negative Gearing and the Capital Gain Tax. The REIV and REIA have both shown their support…

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Home loan interest rates at record lows, house prices at dizzy heights: Is it really harder today?

GETTING onto the property ladder has never been tougher for cash-strapped Gen Y. But as it turns out the great Australian dream wasn’t exactly smooth sailing for Baby Boomers who paid interest rates more than three times higher than compared to today. While Gen Y is looking down the barrel of years of servicing a…

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