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CBA redraws the rules on loans

Sept. 4, 2018 — Daniel Graham

New rules will affect how the Commonwealth Bank calculates loan repayments and redraw balances. Here's what you need to know.

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Green home loans

Dec. 4, 2017 — Alison Potter

We look at mortgages tailored towards investing in energy and water-efficient products.

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Westpac accused of breaching responsible lending practices

March 2, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

ASIC takes Westpac to Federal Court for allegedly issuing loans people can't afford.

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How to cope with interest rate increases

Nov. 28, 2016 — Uta Mihm

Home loan interest rates are on the way up again. What can you do to protect yourself?

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Risky home loans on the rise - again

Sept. 16, 2016 — Uta Mihm

Banks have been approving home loans that can get you into serious trouble when interest rates go up.

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Big banks raise mortgage rates - is it time to switch?

Nov. 10, 2015 — Natasha Patch

How interest rate changes could affect you and what you can do to prepare.

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NAB announces huge profit in the wake of mortgage rate hike

Oct. 28, 2015 — Andy Kollmorgen

The big four banks are rolling in it - so why are rates still rising?

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Mortgages and maternity leave

June 23, 2015 — Natasha Patch

Are women on parental leave treated unfairly by the banks?

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Commonwealth Bank holds back full Reserve Bank rate cut

May 6, 2015 — Tom Godfrey

Many home loan customers are set to miss out on a historic low rate.

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How to choose the right home loan

Dec. 9, 2014 — Uta Mihm

We help you negotiate the mortgage maze.

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Mortgage tips

Oct. 10, 2014 — Jodi Bird

With interest rates running low, it pays to do your maths.

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Fixed rate home loans compared

Aug. 22, 2014 — Uta Mihm

Fixed rates are currently at historical lows, but beware of fees.

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How to protect your credit rating

April 1, 2014 — Uta Mihm

Even if you're just two weeks late paying a bill, new credit reporting rules could downgrade your credit rating.

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