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RBA rate unchanged November 2017

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As many have suspected, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has forecast that the Australian economy is largely unchanged and has left the official cash rate unchanged for November 2017 at 1.5 per cent at a record low for the 15th month in a row.

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Enhance your mobile security

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With the proliferation of smartphones and internet-connected devices, the focus of online security is rapidly shifting away from the desktop and towards mobile devices. Leading experts believe that the fast-paced embrace of mobile devices in our everyday lives are leaving us vulnerable to financial risks.

A 2014 Norton Report indicated that the total cost of cybercrime in Australia for 2013 was AU$1.06 billion, whilst the number of Australian cybercrime victims has reached 5 million. Despite these alarming statistics, many Australians are not aware of the dangers.

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The joys of opening a joint account

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Whether you’re just moving in with your partner or taking that big step to purchasing your first home together, opening a joint savings or transaction account can have many benefits (if you have the right attitude).

Your personal journeys as a couple relies on commitment and openness, and in many ways this is the same for sharing an account. Being receptive to each other’s attitudes towards money is integral to making sure it works.

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How to find the dream tenants for investment properties

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Over the past two decades, purchasing investment properties have made a great deal of money for some Australians by providing their owners’ with a constant stream of steady income. If you currently own an investment property, or are in the market for one, be aware that there are a number of different factors that can impact your return on investment. Of those considerations, having good tenants is of upmost importance.

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