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Australians using ‘buy now, pay later’ services on the rise

Zip Co’s ‘buy now pay later’ service is growing in popularity. But because its business model avoids the responsible lending requirements, consumer advocates are worried.

AGM

Do you attend the AGM whine… or wine instead?

You love your new apartment. It doesn’t matter if it’s brand new or a pre-loved apartment, it’s now yours. You love the quicker commute to work. And you love the freedom of spending weekends brunching instead of mowing the lawn. The move has made life easy.

Insurance

Middle Australia is underinsured

Households in rural and regional areas are more likely to be insured than those in cities, possibly because rural residents are more attuned to environmental conditions and the risks to property.

Co-Owners

Co-ownership to buy a house online may be riskier than it looks

In capital cities it is getting harder for individuals and families to afford properties. Co-ownership with others is one option, but is it worth the risk?

complaints authority

Complaining just got a whole lot easier

Active as of November 1, 2018 the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) is the new independent ombudsman to resolve complaints regarding financial products and services.

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