Are Women Better Investors Than Men?

The answer to “are women better investors than men” may surprise you because it's a resounding 'Yes' according to a number of studies conducted by various organisations around the world. A study conducted by Fidelity, an investment firm in t...

Does A Reverse Mortgage Affect My Centrelink Pension?

Taking out a reverse mortgage on your family home can be a great way to improve your standard of living in retirement by giving you access to some of your home equity in spendable cash. There are many advantages to a reverse mortgage but also som...

How A Reverse Mortgage Can Help You And The Economy

For a large percentage of retirees who don't have substantial savings in superannuation or private funds, the pension alone will just not be enough to live on comfortable. In fact, a recent report by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operatio...

Reverse Mortgages – Pros And Cons To Consider

As our population ages and more and more people are heading into retirement, funding  a decent retirement lifestyle can become difficult, especially if all your wealth is tied up in your family home. For this reason, many retirees are now lo...

How A Reverse Mortgage Can Help Cash-Poor Asset-Rich Seniors

As you may well be aware, there have been recent changes to the age pension asset test which can leave some seniors without enough funds to meet their living expenses in retirement. If you're in this position or are likely to be in the futur...

Can You Get A Mortgage If You Don't Have Regular Payslips?

If you're self employed, a contractor, freelancer or seasonal worker, you most likely don't receive regular payslips. In fact, even some small businesses don't provide their employees with regular payslips or may only provide hand written payslips...

Should You Refinance Your Home?

Have you been thinking about refinancing your home but you're not sure whether this is the right decision for you? There are many factors to consider before you make the decision to move away from your current mortgage and look at switching loan...

Bankruptcy – When Can I Apply For a Home Loan?

If you are at a stage in your life of considering purchasing a home, but have been bankrupt in the past, it’s easy to become confused about bankruptcy rules and when you can apply for a home loan. Different lenders will have different rules and r...

Property’s Golden Run

How Australian property has been the top performing asset over the last 20 years in Australia.  Australians love property and it’s no wonder. Housing prices in Australia continue to climb making owners and investors incredibly happy with the...