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  • Jobless data may not sway RBA by Julia Corderoy

    While the market has priced in an increased chance of a rate cut, economists say a huge jump in unemployment is unlikely to sway the RBA

  • Growth in new home lending brings hope to housing affordability by Julia Corderoy

    New supply could ease affordability pressures, as lending for new homes increased over the last quarter

  • The cost of living weighs on many Australians by Julia Corderoy

    ​Australian consumers are becoming increasingly worried about the high cost of living, with their main concerns relating to electricity, fuel, food and health

  • Most Australians nervous about retirement savings by Julia Corderoy

    ​As debate continues over whether to allow first homebuyers to access their superannuation for a housing deposit, a new survey has found most Australians aren't confident they will have enough money to retire

  • Why some borrowers skip over brokers by Adam Smith

    Nearly 40% of customers who choose to go direct to banks believe it's more convenient than using a broker, and more than a quarter believe they'll get a better deal

  • Unemployment jump could move RBA by Julia Corderoy

    ​The newest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show a grim view of our labour force, and the result could move the Reserve Bank to action