Many Aussies looking to change their mortgages, but be careful

It's probably inevitable that with a cash rate rise from the Reserve Bank and the subsequent interest rate rises on home loans - especially from some banks like the Commonwealth Bank whic hiked their rate by almost double the Reserve Bank's increase - there will be home loan customers who are thinking about switching to a different home loan, hoping for a better deal. In fact, news this week from mortgage brokers is that they have been flooded by home owners trying to find out if there is a b...
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Do you follow your home loan lender on Twitter?

Social media is everywhere these days and in case you didn't realise, even banks are getting into Facebook and Twitter. Something that we used to consider as just part of our after hours fun and a way to catch up with friends is becoming all-pervasive and there are even studies out there on how banks are interacting with us, their customers, via social media. A recent study looked at five months of tweets (messages sent on Twitter), and looked at things like how often Australians tweeted abou...
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