Nearly 1.5 million elective surgeries take place each year through the private health system, equating to more than 4000 surgeries every day around Australia. Worryingly, new research from comparethemarket.com.au reveals that 4 in 10 people (38%) have delayed surgery due to fear of being hit by additional costs.
Last quarter, the average Australian mortgage loan size grew, for the first time ever, past half a million dollars, according to new data from one of the country’s largest mortgage broking groups, AFG.
Leading comparison service comparethemarket.com.au (CTM) is delighted to announce that Jenny Williams has joined as Chief Marketing Officer.
Comparethemarket.com.au (CTM) has long held the view that by improving transparency across the private healthcare system, consumers would be empowered with a greater understanding of the benefits of their private health insurance. The need for improved transparency was a key theme throughout the recently-released Senate…
Motorists around the country may want to hold off filling up the tank until closer to Christmas, if possible, as petrol prices have begun to ease in most cities, according to the latest quarterly petrol analysis from comparethemarket.com.au.
Following a recent industry report that found higher energy discounts don’t necessarily translate to lower energy bills, a new survey reveals that 57 per cent of Aussie households admit pay-on-time discounts have not been helping them pay the rising costs of their energy bills.
Australia’s property market has been a great wealth-creation vehicle for investors seeking a good income and a nest egg for retirement, but a leading insurance comparison expert says investors who cut too many corners to save on costs could face financial blow-outs in the long term.
With the new year fast approaching, Australians could be left out of pocket next year for forgetting to lodge their health insurance claims before January 1, when insurers reset their annual claims benefit.
Is Australia’s household debt too high to enable Aussies to save for a rainy day? A recent survey might indicate just that, with over a third of respondents admitting they do not save for unexpected events.