First come, first served: first home buyer scheme now open

Applications for the new First Home Loan Deposit Scheme are now open, with 10,000 guarantees available to first home buyers looking to get a leg up into the property market. Read more

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How to spread some free Xmas cheer these holidays

Did you know there’s around $1.1 billion owed to Aussie families in unclaimed shares, bank accounts and life insurance? With the festive season just around the corner, here’s how to find some long lost funds for you and your family in less than one minute. Read more

Could you flick Netflix? ASIC updates responsible lending guidance

Could you say goodbye to Netflix to take out a loan? That’s one example corporate watchdog ASIC has included in its responsible lending update. Read more

Banks ‘too cautious’ on SME loans: financial regulators

The country’s top financial regulators are concerned banks are ‘too cautious’ when it comes to loans for small business borrowers. Read more

The ‘Airbnb of pools’ splashes into Australia

Got a pool you’re constantly scooping leaves out of but never use? Or perhaps you’re looking to cool off this summer in the privacy of someone else’s backyard. Well, a new pool-sharing app has just launched in Australia. Read more