Finance

Westpac and St George cut to lowest mortgage rates on record

Westpac now offers the lowest fixed mortgage rate in two years. Westpac, St George and other subsidiaries have cut rates significantly, with the lowest Westpac mortgage now having an advertised interest rate of 1.79% pa The mortgage in question is a “Premier Advantage” packaged loan, paying principal and interest (P&I), …

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Credit unions help small businesses with PPP loans

The The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), round one and round two, have distributed hundreds of billions of dollars to small businesses. This does not include the various provisions designed to help small businesses hit hard in the latest round of the COVID-19 relief bill. However, many small business owners still …

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Transfer quotes double after Budget: Reallymoving

Demand from homebuyers for property transfer quotes more than doubled in late March, according to data from comparison site Reallymoving. The increase was prompted by Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s March 3 budget, who confirmed that the stamp duty holiday would be extended and announced the introduction of a £ 3.9 billion …

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