A successful home loan application generally requires a steady job. However, there are a range of additional factors that can seriously hamper your borrowing power with banks, even if your salary is higher than average. This superhero-themed infographic outlines the various occupational pitfalls that can trip up applicants.
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In our monthly Ratehacker round-up, Bessie Hassan from comparison site finder.com.au highlights the latest credit card deals, plus the best savings accounts and home loans. This month's deals include Qantas bonus points, 26-month balance transfers and low-rate home loans.
Petrol is getting too expensive - and according to the experts, prices are only going to get worse. Instead of reverting to the horse-and-cart, here are a handful of simple bowser strategies that will help to keep petrol prices more manageable.
I don't think it's ever safe to buy an SSD these days. It seems like if you wait a week, you'll be able to pick up something cheaper and bigger, such is the march of technology (and discounts). That doesn't mean you shouldn't jump on a deal if you need an SSD, like this 500GB Samsung 860 EVO for a mere $120.
In our monthly Ratehacker round-up, Bessie Hassan from comparison site finder.com.au highlights the latest credit card deals, plus the best savings accounts and home loans. This month's deals include 70,000 bonus frequent flyer points, super-cheap home loans and
The Razer Phone might not have set the world on fire when it was released earlier this year, but it's still a well-made and capable device, especially if you're a gamer. That said, the $1099 asking price might have been too much for some and if you've been waiting for it to get cheaper, now's the time to grab one.
Saving on travel is all about flexibility, says the anonymous editor-in-chief of the luxury travel site Andrew Harper. He told Lifehacker about a few reliable ways to watch for discounts on luxury travel, one of which will make you feel like a complete master of the universe, which you already know because we spoiled it in the headline.
So maybe your workspace isn't a cluttered mess, but maybe it just isn't the haven of productivity you wish it was. If you're looking to upgrade from your modest laptop on a desk to something more impressive, here are 10 cheap DIY upgrades to make it a battle station worthy of your time.
We've all been there. You agree to a group meal when you're on a tight budget, ordering eggs on toast or a garden salad while your friends split appetisers, order entrees and try fancy new smoothies. You watch helplessly as the bill comes and your friend's boyfriend you were never really a fan of to begin with utters those five dark words: "Should we just split it?"
Housing affordability, high house prices and rents are attracting plenty of media attention right now. The latest figures on house prices, mortgages, number of first time buyers and so on are dissected by journalists and commentators as if this is an issue of recent origin. In fact what we have here is a long-term structural problem that has been neglected for decades.
In our monthly Ratehacker round-up, Bessie Hassan from comparison site finder.com.au highlights the latest credit card deals, plus the best savings accounts and home loans. This month's deals include a 25-month balance transfer offer, 60,000 bonus Velocity Points and a 3.59% per annum home loan.
Six years ago I relocated from North Carolina to San Francisco. The majority of my good friends still live in NC, which means a few times a year I end up visiting for at least a week at a time, sometimes longer. The first few of those lengthy trips brought up a dilemma: what do I do about things like shampoo and toothpaste?