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10 Lessons Learned in 2016

2016 has thrown up more than one surprise, with a reality TV host now moving into the White House. What else did we learn and how will this impact you in 2017? Let's take a look back......... Bah Hum’bank’: Rates don’t go down…

Banking information you need to know now

You will have seen significant changes to the property and lending landscapes over the last 2 years and this has continued into 2017, with a number of banks and funders moving their rates or changing their Polices. Some of the changes…

Should investors be buying in the current market?

We get asked regularly whether clients should be investing in today’s property market and the responses vary. Everyone’s situation is different and is due to their individual circumstances, market expectations, current finances and of course…

The 30 second home loan....

What do you get from a 30 second home loan? Indigestion. After watching ‘The Founder’ (the story of McDonalds) and how the world was introduced to the 30 second burger, I began to wonder what this time saving is actually costing us. In…

What's Rentvesting?

As a representative of Gen Y, I will be the first to put my hand up to admit that I am incredibly demanding and I want everything. In a society where I can almost write a sentence purely with acronyms, the English language is quite frankly at…

Time to spring clean your portfolio

Many clients at ALIC have been finding it hard to get into the Melbourne property market due to its continuous gains over the past 4 years in over 60% of suburbs.  At ALIC, we work with a number of the best property specialists in Australia. …

Are you trade bait for your bank?

Well it's that time of the year again with the AFL/NRL trade season kicking off! Players and teams are all looking to get the best deal possible for themselves as free trade and even contracted players make decisions to move based on their…

Is your bank on Tinder?

Would you even know if your bank was cheating on you? How could you tell? Remember back on Valentine’s day in 2011 when a certain bank broke up with the others banks? Well maybe it’s time you had a good look at your relationship with…

When cheap is expensive!

We are constantly bombarded by media and advertising about cheap loans and making sure you have the lowest rate. We are now seeing a wave of Fintech wannabes telling you they will get you the lowest, cheapest, best rate available! So when…