Interest Rates

Interest Rates 101

  While we understand banks charge interest on their home loans, exactly what determines the rate? Should we be worried that interest rates will spike higher in the years ahead?

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Inflation…a view.

Investment markets fear long-term persistent inflation Long-term inflation causes interest rates to rise and sharemarkets and commercial property markets to fall. To make matters worse, the real value of a

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Investment outlook

Inflation, interest rates, Russia & Ukraine, the risk of a share crash, house prices and other issues Inflation – temporary or permanent? Much of the rise in inflation (to a

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Demystifying loan jargon

Planning to apply for a loan but confused by the myriad of banking jargon? You’re not alone. Many people struggle to understand loan terms and the multitude of acronyms used

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Property investment

Houses and units seem easier to understand than many other types of investments. However, it’s important to understand how investing in property works, to decide if it’s right for you.

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Approaching the dawn

COVID-19 has completely, and mercilessly, dictated the direction of economies and financial markets through most of this year. So, as we rapidly approach the end of an extremely unpredictable and

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