Finance

Dr Dallas Rogers from the University of Western Sydney explains why he is so concerned about proposed high-speed train lines and what it will do for affordability.   Transcript:   Kevin:  A high-speed rail network joining all the capital cities and linking up all the regions might not necessarily help...

AMP Capital Chief Economist Dr Shane Oliver says Australian house prices have been overvalued for more than a decade and we continue to hear predictions of a price crash – so why hasn’t it happened.  We ask Dr Oliver that question today.   Transcript:   Kevin:  The long-predicted crash...

Property investors are often unaware that there are two different methods available to calculate the depreciation deductions for the plant and equipment items contained within their investment properties. Brad Beer tells us what they are.   Transcript:   Kevin:  Property investors are often unaware that there are two different...

Wouldn’t it be nice to know that when you plan to approach a lender, you will have an idea about how they will look at your potential  purchase?  There are some properties that the banks will treat more favourably than others and Bryce Holdaway tells...

[flex_video widescreen="true" vimeo="true"] [/flex_video] While the availability of easy credit drove the recent property boom, some recent changes threaten our inner city apartment markets. Michael Yardney from Metropole Property Strategists explains....

  We share a fabulous and inspirational story about a 30 something young person who has come to terms with her bad relationship with money management and turned it around as she is saving a deposit for her first property purchase.  You might be surprised at...

  With low interest rates and burgeoning property prices, the result has been that we are borrowing more.  Bessie Hassan sees this as a big problem. Transcript: Kevin:  Consumer advocate Bessie Hassan from Finder.com.au joins me to talk about an alarming piece of research that’s come out that...

There are countless budgeting mistakes made by investors all over the world but they can be summarized as underestimating expenses, overestimating income and failing to plan for unexpected costs.  But there are long-term errors investors can make in their existing financial plan and Helen Collier-Kogtevs...

  A study of more than 3,000 potential mortgage customers has found an alarming number of people are opting for bigger loans with smaller deposits. The study was taken by comparison website RateCity and Sally Tindall, Money Editor for Rate City joins me to discuss the findings.   Transcript: Kevin:  A...

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