The Credit Score Blog

A blog about mortgages, loans, interest rates, tips and tricks.

New code to protect Aussies buying solar panels

New code to protect Aussies buying solar panels

Ever thought about investing in solar panels for your home? If so, you’ll know it’s a big decision and there’s a lot to wrap your head around. Fortunately, the consumer watchdog is proposing a new retailer code to make solar purchases safer and easier. Australia is...

Mortgages not holding Aussies back from travel

Mortgages not holding Aussies back from travel

It’s no secret that Australians love to travel. The thing is, we also love to own our own home. Can you do both? It turns out most people can! There’s this myth that once you take out a mortgage you’re locked down in Australia for good. Or at least for the foreseeable...

Technological budget killers to watch out for

Technological budget killers to watch out for

As technology continues to evolve, so too do the challenges of keeping your family budget in check. This week we’re going to look at a couple of technological trends that could put your family budget under some real strain. Sure, having everything there at the click...

Is your interest-only loan about to end?

Is your interest-only loan about to end?

It’s the end of the road for 900,000 borrowers on interest-only loans, as they’ll be automatically switched to principal and interest loans this year. Now’s the time to check whether or not you should start considering other options. Back in 2014-15 – at the height of...

The many hats we wear

The many hats we wear

Actors act. Cleaners clean. Taxi drivers drive taxis. Mortgage brokers? Well, we don’t just do mortgages. Here are the other aspects of your life we can help with when it comes to your financing options. Look, we’re not saying we’re as versatile as firefighters –...