Monthly Winner for January 2023

Congrats to our January Winner – Bill wins a $500 Bunnings voucher! We appreciate your feedback, that’s why each month we give our customers who have recently settled a loan the chance to go in the competition to win a small thank-you gift. This month’s winner is Bill, and he’s won a $500 Bunnings voucher. […]

Monthly Winner for December 2022

Congrats to our December Winner – Stephen wins a $500 Bunnings voucher! We appreciate your feedback, that’s why each month we give our customers who have recently settled a loan the chance to go in the competition to win a small thank-you gift. This month’s winner is Stephen, and he’s won a $500 Bunnings voucher. […]

RBA cash rate for December raised to 3.10%

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) today decided to increase the official cash rate for the eighth consecutive month, this time by 0.25% to 3.10%. Today’s increase follows speculation that rates may be starting to approach their peak with falling house prices in some capital cities, decreasing demand for credit and lower October inflation numbers. […]

Haven Extras Summer 2022

Kitties of Disneyland – the kingdom’s keepers Did you know that there is a population of 200-plus feral cats that live in the grounds of Disneyland, who are tasked with helping to control the theme park’s rodent population? They’re neutered and supported with an infrastructure built specifically for them, including hidden feeding stations and veterinary […]

The RBA is dreaming of a tight Christmas

Haven’s tips to keep the Grinch at bay as interest rates rocket. The message is loud and clear. The Reserve Bank of Australia wants households to tighten their belts to keep a lid on inflation. And to do it they’re making sure we all have less to spend after paying the mortgage. Rates have jumped […]

Running a business from home?

Who knew selling eggs at the garden gate could void your home insurance? Apparently not many people, including the Victorian homeowners who have found themselves at the centre of an insurance nightmare that should prompt everyone with a side hustle to check their coverage. It seems having an Australian Business Number (ABN) registered to your […]

Hackers target property sales

Don’t let them do a dash with your cash. As if Aussie home buyers didn’t have enough to contend with, now the soaring price of real estate has drawn the attention of international cyber criminals who have stolen deposit and sales payments totalling millions. Hackers are targeting loose security around the transfer of cash for […]

Green your home to protect your planet

As awareness about our changing climate grows, so too does the desire to take positive action. And while the big corporates are in the spotlight, individuals also need to consider their daily activities and find ways to minimise their own emissions. Everything we do has an impact – from how we get to work, the […]

Monthly Winner for November 2022

Congrats to our November Winner – Megan wins a $500 Bunnings voucher! We appreciate your feedback, that’s why each month we give our customers who have recently settled a loan the chance to go in the competition to win a small thank-you gift. This month’s winner is Megan, and she’s won a $500 Bunnings voucher. […]

RBA cash rate for November raised to 2.85%

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) today decided to increase the official cash rate for the seventh consecutive month, this time by 0.25% to 2.85%. Today’s increase follows higher than anticipated September quarter Consumer Price Index (CPI) figures as the RBA continues to battle inflation. If you’d like to have a chat about what today’s […]