Posts tagged: economy

Housing market update

First birthdays are usually joyous moments, but for Australia’s housing correction, its 12-month anniversary has many wondering: where to next for the housing market?...   Read More

Cash rate on hold as RBA keeps powder dry

In a move widely predicted by most industry experts, the Reserve Bank of Australia has opted to maintain the official cash rate at a...   Read More

Volatile housing markets perplex homebuyers

Australia’s two-speed housing market continues to perplex first home buyers and investors alike by causing ongoing fluctuations in an already unsettled market. Recent data...   Read More

What do higher US interest rates mean for Australia?

In March, the US central bank – the Federal Reserve – lifted its federal funds rate target and forecast at least two more increases...   Read More

Will the cash rate budge in 2018?

With its considerable direct and trickle-down effects on the Australian economy, particularly interest rates and inflation, it’s no wonder The Reserve Bank of Australia’s...   Read More

Imminent cash rate rise remains unlikely

Mortgage holders were the winners on Melbourne Cup Day as the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left the cash rate on hold for the...   Read More

4 things to know about high-speed internet

With complaints about Australia’s National Broadband Network soaring to a whopping 160 per cent in the last financial year – 4,000 complaints on slow...   Read More

Should you be preparing for an interest rate rise?

No matter what financial news source you turn to at the moment, you’re likely to find commentary around rate rises – particularly the question:...   Read More

National property price outlook

With some experts now predicting an imminent Sydney property market crash, the key questions have thus become: how likely is it, and what will...   Read More

5 key ways to fund your business

Do you have the funding you need for your business to reach its potential? Most owners don’t. SMEs are a significant contributor to Australia’s...   Read More