Friends With Money #145: Riding the RBA waves

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Interest rates have reached a peak. At least, that's the consensus among many experts who expect rates to start to fall in the near future. So how can borrowers and savers prepare?

This week on the Friends With Money podcast, Money's Tom Watson is joined by Rachel Wastell, personal finance expert at financial comparison website Mozo, to discuss the possible timing and impact of any future rate cuts.

  • What is the Reserve Bank saying?
  • When are economists expecting rates to fall?
  • Are banks already adjusting their rates in anticipation?
  • Is there anything mortgage holders can do to prepare?
  • What should savers consider doing now?

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Tom Watson is a senior journalist at Money magazine, and one of the hosts of the Friends With Money podcast. He's previously worked as a journalist covering everything from property and consumer banking to financial technology. Tom has a Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Rachel Wastell is the media spokesperson for She holds a Bachelor's degree in Media and Communications. With more than a decade of experience in the communications industry, Rachel regularly provides expert commentary and financial news to mainstream media including SBS News, Sunrise, 7News, ABC News, 2GB and more.