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20 Dec 2015 08:37

Christmas cheer at the bowser: petrol prices to slide in the run-up to Xmas

Written by Compare the Market

Australia’s quarterly petrol analysis reveals good news for Aussies as crude oil and retail prices come into line...

30 Nov 2015 07:00

A simple explanation of the Australian property cycle

Written by Compare the Market

Timing isn’t always everything, but understanding Australian property cycles may help you maximize the value of your next property purchase.

13 Nov 2015 14:21

How long does it takes to save for a home?

Written by Compare the Market

Australian house prices have been on the rise, so how long would it take a graduate to save for a deposit for an average home?

28 Oct 2015 14:45

Victoria’s fastest growing suburbs

Written by Compare the Market

Will Greater Melbourne be home to the next Australian property boom? Check out these three fast growing Victorian suburbs.

1 Aug 2015 16:22

Aussies play mortgage waiting game as analysts predict further rate drop

Written by Compare the Market

The number of Aussies choosing fixed rate mortgages has dropped almost two percent year-on-year as homeowners take advantage of the lowest variable interest rates offered by lenders in 40 years.

16 Jul 2015 16:09

1 in 3 Australians unaware of what happens to their debts when they die

Written by Compare the Market

Comparethemarket.com.au suggests that one in three Australians without life insurance are unaware that if they died their partner could be left paying off their debts.

14 May 2015 15:20

Four Smarter Options Than a Pay Day Loan

Written by Compare the Market

If you’re struggling to pay your bills, read this post before reaching for a payday loan – there are better options available!

6 May 2015 10:30

The Checklist for Successful First Home Buyers

Written by Compare the Market

Buying your first home can easily be taken over by emotions. We’ve compiled a checklist to help you get started, so you can avoid the traps of snap decisions.

3 Mar 2015 10:34

Ease into Retirement by Going Back to School

Written by Compare the Market

Learn a new language, study the classics, refine your art skills. No, not the teenagers – this one’s for the big kids. Welcome to retirement.

22 Jan 2015 16:00

Trading Up – Buying Your Second Home

Written by Compare the Market

Buying your first home is daunting – but your second home can be euphoric. You may have done it before, but there are still some pitfalls. Let’s look at them.