The summer trading season poses a raft of tricky cashflow and stocking challenges for retailers at the best of times, let alone following a global pandemic slowdown. But if done well it can set your business up nicely for the good times ahead. Ahh summer, how we’ve longed for you – especially this year as … Continue reading Are your cashflow needs in order ahead of the summer trading season?
You’ve probably noticed that house prices in Australia consistently outstrip growth in wages. But by how much? And what can you do to make sure you’re not forever chasing the great Australian dream? Each generation faces its own unique set of challenges (and opportunities!). And for the current crop, one big challenge can be breaking … Continue reading How well has your salary kept up with house prices?
Whether you’re looking to buy, sell or hold, there’s a good chance you’ve wondered whether the property market will tumble when interest rates rise, right? Today we’ll look at what happened to house prices when interest rates were hiked in the past. Past performance does not predict future results – we’ve all heard that before. … Continue reading Think property prices will dip when rates rise? Don’t bet the house on it
When you pay a supplier or service provider, are you certain you’re paying the right account? You’ve got to be super careful these days, as scammers are compromising inboxes and requesting payments to a new account. Here’s how to protect your business and its customers. It’s Scams Awareness Week 2021, and over the past year … Continue reading How to protect your business and your customers from scams
Open banking is here and it’s charging full steam ahead. So just how are lenders and fintechs using your shared data in this brave, new, data-fuelled world? A new report has shed some interesting insights. With all that’s gone on over the past two years, one of the nation’s biggest banking overhauls in recent memory … Continue reading Open banking is ramping up, so how are lenders using your data?
Mortgage holders are facing a sooner-than-expected cash rate rise after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) revised its outlook due to the economy bouncing back strongly from the Delta outbreak. So just how soon can we expect a rate rise? As widely predicted, the RBA on Tuesday kept the official cash rate at the record … Continue reading Wheels in motion: RBA paves the way for early cash rate rise