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Tune in here for the latest information about credit, interest rates, and the property market. We do our own research to give you the most current and accurate news.

A FEE! A FEE! AN INTEREST FOR A FEE!

  With a bit of horse trading, the retailer bettered their competitors’ cut-throat prices. I was surprised to be offered a buy now, pay later plan as payment, so I used my negotiating skills to my advantage. I got an... Read more

DEBT – NOTHING ELSE MATTERS

  The interest rate swap (IRS) market is pricing an approximate 0.15% cut in the Official Cash rate by the Reserve Bank on Tuesday, 3 November 2020, but with keener expectations than for the October 2020 meeting. Interpreting the implied... Read more

A BATTLE OF WITS

  There are always exceptions to the 7 Auction Rules. Here, I enjoyed a robust battle of wits with the auctioneer. Great auctioneer and top bloke. If you love a good battle of wits as much as I do, watch... Read more

IT HAS ALWAYS BEEN COMPLIMENTARY!

  Our complimentary auction bidding fee for our CLS clients includes – Auction attendance. Bidding. Auction success. Any negotiations on the day before the Auction. Any negotiations on the day of the Auction if the property is passed in. Our... Read more

INTEREST? Oh, you mean FEES!

  Let us number crunch for a hypothetical no interest credit card with a limit of $1,000 and a $10 per month fee (aka an interest payment) for non-zero balances with a $35 monthly repayment and express this as an... Read more