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RBA Cash Rate August 2020: The Second Wave is Here — Will The Stimulus Be Enough To Steer Us Away From The Cliff?

Today, Governor Lowe and the Reserve Board met and yes, of course, they kept the cash rate on hold at a record low 0.25%. Obviously, there's going to be some further updates later in the week when they release their statement of monetary policy, but right now, today's going to be all about the economic update and having a look around. We've got...

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RBA Cash Rate May 2020: The Three Critical Themes Unfolding In The Economy Right Now — And How They Impact Property Prices!

Today Governor Lowe and the Reserve board met, and they kept the cash rate on hold at 0.25%, so nothing to see there. What I wanted to highlight in regards to some of the activity from the RBA, we did get an update in the middle of May, in terms of how their stimulus package and monetary package they introduced in March is going to work. So, a ...

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RBA Cash Rate – February 2020

On this first Tuesday of February as part of the new 2020s, the new decade, the RBA had a tough decision to make today. They had some really positive economic data flowing through from the end of 2019 that consisted of a really good unemployment story. It also said that retail spending had at a bounce in November, so that was positive. Ultimatel...

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RBA Cash Rate – December 2019

Today Governor Lowe and the reserve board met for the final time in 2019 and they kept the cash rate on hold at 0.75%. Now, in 2019 we saw three rate cuts. And for all of those people who love the data, what's interesting about that is between August 2016 and May 2019 — 34 months — the cash rate was on a hold at 1.5%. So they've definitely tri...

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RBA Cash Rate – November 2019

On this Melbourne Cup Tuesday in November, the Reserve Board met and they've kept the cash rate on hold at 0.75% — and that's on the back of stable unemployment. So we haven't seen unemployment deteriorate — in fact, it improved — but more about that later. And we’ve also had some commentary coming out of the Reserve Bank, in regards to ...

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RBA Cash Rate September 2019

G'day and welcome to September and on the first Tuesday of this month Governor Lowe and the RBA Board met and they kept the cash rate on hold at 1%. Now, some punters might have been thinking, “Well are we going another 25% lower?”, but really most economist believe that's going to be next month. So I suspect the board decided not to spook t...

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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage or Invest??

Have you ever wanted to pay off your mortgage — aka do everything in your power to make sure the damn thing is no longer hovering over your head like a big ol' black and threatening cloud? Have you ever wondered if doing this would ACTUALLY be in your financial best interest? Honestly, have you ever taken a minute to really think about it? '...

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Bryce and Ben: “The Money Men”

It's true. On Channel 7's Sunrise earlier this month, Bryce and Ben were dubbed "The Money Men" on National TV after shining the (much needed) light on how exactly regular Aussies can take charge — and, more importantly, stay in control — of their finances!! And it doesn't just come down to the obvious (and often forgotten!)... spend less t...

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