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Google searches

12 Aug 2021 11:44

Lockdown finances: What are Australians searching for on Google?

Written by William Jolly

We looked into Google Trends data to find out what money-related terms people are searching for in lockdown.

social media spending

6 Aug 2021 15:41

How social media and apps are changing the way we spend our money

Written by Matthew Keogh

Australians are spending more of their discretionary income via social media and apps. Learn more about this upward moving trend.

Sydney Olympics 2000

6 Aug 2021 11:56

The Olympics are headed to Brisbane – what does this mean for house prices?

Written by William Jolly

Most of Brisbane (and Australia) rejoiced as the home of the brown snake was named the host of the 35th Olympiad in 2032.

Sydney property

3 Aug 2021 10:47

House prices see nearly 20% annual growth in 2021

Written by William Jolly

Recent house price data has shown double digit growth over the past 12 months, with the national average almost reaching 20%.

credit card pieces

30 Jul 2021 11:08

Aussies improve their credit scores since the pandemic’s arrival

Written by William Jolly

Careful spending habits because of the pandemic have led to an improvement in the average Australian’s credit score.

stamp duty note

29 Jul 2021 14:04

Key housing body calls for stamp duty to be scrapped

Written by William Jolly

Yet another key housing body has called for stamp duty to be either reformed or removed.

29 Jul 2021 09:48

Safer streets could lead to insurance savings in lockdown

Written by Sarah Orr

Reduced levels of crime linked to lockdown may have a positive impact on insurance premiums, according to insurance experts at Compare the Market.

inflatable man dancing

28 Jul 2021 15:30

Inflation hits 3.8% annually, but what does that mean?

Written by William Jolly

CPI rose 0.8% in the June 2021 quarter and 3.8% over the last 12 months.

28 Jul 2021 11:53

Pricey purebred? A mongrel mutt could save you money on insurance

Written by Sarah Orr

We reveal the cheapest and most expensive pooches to insure and the popular purebred that tops the list.

Surfers Paradise, QLD

22 Jul 2021 10:33

Queensland, New South Wales see spike in refinancing in 2021

Written by William Jolly

Australians have been busy comparing home loans, with refinancing up significantly in the 12 months from June 2020 to 2021.