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Breaking news – December interest rate announcement

The Reserve Bank of Australia has delivered its final cash rate announcement for the year with the decision to leave the rate unchanged at 0.75%.

In making the decision the RBA appears to be assessing the impact on the broader economy of the three previous cash rate reductions together with recent tax cuts, government spending on infrastructure and signs of improvement in the resources sector.

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The Top 7 Things a New Homebuyer Needs to Know

Buying your first home?

Seek Financial is here to help. Our home loan experts can guide you through the process from start to finish.  We understand that it can be a little overwhelming – there’s a lot to think about and owning a home is potentially one of the largest investments you’ll make in your life. So we’ve put together seven things that we think you need to know.

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Can I Still Get a Home Loan If I Have Bad Credit?

Your finances can get a bit out of control sometimes for all sorts of reasons. Whether it’s through illness, divorce, redundancy, or sometimes just getting overwhelmed with things to do and accidentally missing a bill payment. The end result can be that you get put in the bad credit basket. Even if you sort it out and pay the overdue bills or fix up a default on a loan repayment, it can still end up on your credit file. (a record of your credit history maintained by credit reporting agencies like Equifax)

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