More journalism ;)

http://www.news.com.au/money/intere...rices-rates-rise/story-e6frfmn0-1225839883990

Mortgage stress is traditionally defined as households with 30 per cent or more of their income used to pay the mortgage.

But Fujitsu breaks this into "mild mortgage stress", where repayments are met but spending is reprioritised and more is borrowed on credit cards or is refinanced; and "severe mortgage stress", where households are behind in repayments or even face foreclosure.

That doesn't sound stressful to me. % don't really cut it for me. If you are on a lower income you are going to have less actual money left after 30% then if you are on a higher one. That can leave alot of disposible cash for the higher income earner.
 
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