Koch has urged the government to prioritise reforms that could help homeowners save money on their mortgage.
Holidays are meant to be the most cheerful time of year, but according to a recent Compare the Market survey, 38.3% of Australians are arguing with their loved ones over the rising cost of household bills.
Have you ever lied to your partner about how much something cost or kept a financial secret from them? You’re not the only one, with new research revealing we’re a nation of financial cheaters.
Debt consolidation has become the ultimate hangover cure for binge spending over Christmas according to Compare the Market’s Economic Director David Koch, as Aussies work to crunch over $18 billion in credit card balances accruing interest.
Rising costs have not deterred more than half of Australian homeowners planning renovations and home improvements, with new Compare the Market research showing small, low-budget upgrades remain popular.*
Almost 40% of Aussie homeowners are planning to sell their property within the next five years.
It could cost 23% more for items from a school booklist provider versus buying the individual items elsewhere.
While new household banking insights suggest that Australians spent less on household goods, recreation, food and beverage and hospitality in December, alarming new research from Compare the Market reveals that 44% of adults believe they still overspent in the last month.
Turnkey homes, suburb “dupes” and rentvesting are the property market trends set to dominate 2024 according to Compare the Market Property Expert, Andrew Winter.
As we head into the new year, it's time to polish off the crystal ball again to predict what's in store for our economy over the next 12 months.
Competitive rates, cashback offers, and lowered serviceability buffers are some of the home loan sweeteners being used to attract new borrowers.
There may be a squeeze on the property market right now, but new Compare the Market research shows that almost 40% of Aussie homeowners are planning to sell their property within the next five years. Interestingly, around 30% of Aussie homeowners intending to sell are planning to downsize.