While the key economic signs remain strong, new data suggests many Australians are entering into mortgages without having fully grasped the financial consequences.
Research with call centre workers shows mis-selling is an entrenched and accepted feature of financial sales.
If the gap between the wealth of the billionaires and that of the average residents continues to widen dramatically, there is likely to be discontent.
The amount of Australians in mortgage stress is the reason why wages growth and the labour market are such a problem - and a big reason for the RBA not to raise rates any time soon.
Home owners and first time buyers are right to be confused, so how should you play expected changes to a low rates environment?
Increasing mortgage delinquencies is a warning sign for lenders. Especially if the economy starts to turn.
China's private property market is to blame for rising debt, not government owned or controlled businesses, new research shows.
Scott Morrison is a "once bitten, never shy" sort of guy. The Treasurer this week launched into the hot topic of housing affordability.
People from South East Asian countries are less likely to default on their mortgages because of a culture of financial assistance from families, new research shows.
Business Briefing: rate tracker mortgages.
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Rate tracker mortgages could provide some certainty for customers and increase trust in the banking sector.
When the cash rate increases, lending rates shoot up like rockets, but when the opposite occurs they go down like feathers.