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RBA Cash Rate: What Is It & How Does It Affect Mortgages

RBA Cash Rate: What Is It & How Does It Affect Mortgages

January 4, 2022

The Reserve Bank of Australia is the country’s central bank, which means it manages Australia’s currency and monetary policy. One of the essential responsibilities of the RBA is to set the cash rate for all overnight loans between banks. What does the RBA cash rate change mean, and how does it affect your mortgage? Keep…

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What Does A Mortgage Broker Do?

What Does A Mortgage Broker Do?

October 24, 2019

A mortgage broker’s primary job is to help clients find the best home loans to their needs. They form the bridge that connects homeowners to banks and can negotiate on the clients’ behalf. More than a middleman, though, mortgage brokers are advisory roles. They analyse the client’s financial situation and needs. They can recommend a…

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Do you have an up-to-date will?

January 26, 2016

Did you know that 6 out of 10 Western Australians do not have a current will in place? These are scary but true statistics. If you die and do not have a current will, the consequences can be far reaching. Most people want to act in accordance with your wishes and having a current Will…

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Introducing our commercial broker

January 26, 2016

Here at FinanceCorp we understand that getting your finance sorted is key! Our logo is ‘finance made easy!” We have had many of our clients expressing a need for help with other aspects of finance outside of mortgages and personal finance. We listened to you and have been on the hunt for the perfect person…

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Setting a savings goal

January 26, 2016

So we are now in to the new “financial” year. Did you set yourself some big goals for this year and have not moved any closer to them yet? Do not let get disheartened, there is still time to get on track. The most important step in reaching a goal is to create one. That’s…

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Understanding interest rates

January 26, 2016

For many of us, our understanding of interest rates does not extend much further than how they impact on our home loan repayments. But the reality of it is, the official cash rate in Australia is a tool that is used to help the overall economy. So let’s take a look at a couple of…

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Now is the time for a home loan health check

January 26, 2016

The official cash rate in Australia is currently sitting at 2%. This represents a record low not seen for over 50 years. If you have not reviewed your home loan in the last 12 months, chances are you are not getting the best deal around. The cash rate sitting at such a low rate has…

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FAQs

January 26, 2016

Using a mortgage broker is something that has been around for several decades in Australia. There are some people who are still not familiar with how and why to use a broker so here are some questions that we commonly get asked. What does a mortgage broker do? A mortgage broker will act as the…

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Misconceptions about mortgage brokers

January 26, 2016

Mortgage brokers have been around for a couple of decades in Australia but despite this, many people still have a few misconceptions about using a mortgage broker. It costs more to use a broker: mortgage brokers are paid by the bank. Mortgage brokers are allowed to charge a fee to their clients but most don’t.…

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Find your money on the internet

January 26, 2016

This is really true – the internet can help you find money. There are a couple of big places where people tend to lost track of funds but the Australian Government has made it so that you can track them down easily. Lost Superannuation Many of us change jobs, move homes and simply forget to…

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