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family playing on the beach in queensland

4 Jul 2022 11:58

Queensland trumps New South Wales in financial State of Origin

Written by Phillip Portman

Compare the Market data shows that QLD would beat NSW in a financial State of Origin

compare the market meerkats at australia zoo

4 Jul 2022 11:37

Meerkats celebrate cutest event at Australia Zoo

Written by Chris Ford

Compare the Market celebrates World Meerkat Day 2022 with Australia Zoo.

Playing sport

27 Jun 2022 10:14

Pay-as-you-go health cover: Is it a good idea?

Written by William Jolly, reviewed by Anthony Fleming

Innovative new products are entering the market to shakeup the status-quo and change the way people pay for accident cover.

Catriona Rowntree 2022 Compare the Market partnership

23 Jun 2022 08:47

Back with a bang – Travel returns as Catriona Rowntree and Compare the Market help Aussies plan the perfect getaway

Written by Phillip Portman

Compare the Market is excited to announce it has partnered with Catriona Rowntree.

workers figuring out australian energy crisis

22 Jun 2022 13:56

Australia’s energy crisis – Your FAQs answered

Written by Phillip Portman

We answer your questions about Australia's energy crisis

woman reading letter telling her gas prices are increasing

20 Jun 2022 10:11

Why have I received a letter telling me that gas prices are increasing?

Written by Phillip Portman

Households and small businesses on variable rate gas plans have been notified of price changes from 1 July.

man installing solar panels

20 Jun 2022 08:42

How to cheat the system ahead of the ‘sun tax’ reforms

Written by Phillip Portman, reviewed by Brett Mifsud

The impending ‘sun tax’ will see Australians charged for solar exports when there’s low demand.  

For lease sign

10 Jun 2022 10:13

Rental price hike bumps homeownership further out of reach

Written by William Jolly, reviewed by Chris Ford

The ‘landlord’s market’ of rising rents and low vacancy rates is making it harder for renters to save money, new data shows.

woman holding candle after energy was disconnected

9 Jun 2022 14:49

Australians warned their energy could be disconnected without following this step

Written by Phillip Portman, reviewed by Brett Mifsud

Compare the Market urges anyone in financial stress to contact their energy retailer to explore their options.

Reserve Bank July 2022

7 Jun 2022 14:41

RBA rate rise June 2022: Which banks are raising interest rates again?

Written by William Jolly

The Reserve Bank has lifted the official cash rate again today in its June meeting, meaning home loan repayments will once again be on the rise.

Spend money to save pet

6 Jun 2022 14:01

Aussies willing to spend over $10,000 to save their pets

Written by William Jolly, reviewed by Stephen Zeller

Compare the Market found nearly 15% of Aussies would part with more than $10,000 to save their pets.

Woman concerned over mortgage repayments

3 Jun 2022 09:00

Homeowners warned next rate rise likely to add hundreds to loan repayments

Written by William Jolly

Compare the Market is forecasting another cash rate hike of at least 40-basis points, adding hundreds of dollars to mortgage repayments.