Recently Home Loan lending rules have been in the news due to a number of various reasons. From the ASIC case against Wespac that got dismissed last August to the Royal Banking Commission it’s been discussed a number of times. But what are lending rules for and why have they been changing?
Today I thought I’d cover one of the biggest pitfalls I see almost everyone do daily but that no one ever discusses. Being frugal with your money while completely ignoring your mortgage payments.
While I’ve covered a number of in depth, more specific topics on this website over the years sometimes it’s good to get back to basics. This can be good for new and old readers alike. Hopefully these are all pretty damn obvious to you but if not, really sit back and think about them as it could be a very big wall stopping you from attaining your goals and getting ahead in life.
While Mutilating The Mortgage is mostly focused on throwing huge chunks of your income at the mortgage consistently and automatically, today we’re going to walk you through a very simple and quick thing you can do to hopefully give your ongoing efforts a nice boost: checking your mortgage interest rate is as good as it can be.
The Big Four Banks make up the vast majority of the home loan market and they’re usually the default options when looking for a loan, however today we’re going to take a look at why it could be better for your loan, your wallet and even the environment to NOT go with one of them.