Christmas Saving Tips

‘Tis the season… To avoid overspending and dampening your Christmas cheer, follow our 4 tips to keep your Christmas budget on track. Christmas budgeting tips - Put money aside A separate Christmas club account is a great way to put aside money for the festive season throughout the year to alleviate the pressure of coming up with hundreds of doll...

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How to make debt consolidation work for you

Consolidate your debts and get ahead. What are personal loans used for? Typically they help to buy white goods and furniture or they’re used for travel. However, did you know that many people also use personal loans for debt consolidation? That is, combining many debts into a single loan making it easier for you to control your repayments and get ...

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What You Need To Know On Exchange Rates

Heading overseas on holiday? Getting a great exchange rate will make a big difference to the way you spend on your holiday. Finding the best currency exchange rates How exactly do exchange rates work? There are a few things to know to get the most from your Australian dollar when travelling overseas. What affects the exchange rate? An exchange ...

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Wedding Cost - What Are Your Options

How much does a wedding cost? They can be expensive, but smart planning might help you keep costs reasonable and within your spending limits. Even a low-cost wedding will require putting together a plan to minimise the impact on your money. Start with a wedding budget If you’re unsure of how much you want to outlay for your wedding, start by pict...

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Saving money for future spending

Want to learn about some key tips to save money for future spending? In this blog we’ll go through establishing a budget, creating short term savings goals, setting up your savings and checking your credit report. These are key practices to get in the habit of for an effective savings plan that teaches you how to save money. Establish your budget ...

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Moving in Together - Handling Finances

Moving in with a partner? Read our top tips for living in financial harmony. So you’ve decided to take the leap and move in with your partner? Congratulations on this big life step! After looking for a place to live, the next thing on your agenda should be to discuss sharing finances with your partner. Set expectations It’s time to be realistic ...

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Retirement Calculator & Planning

Retirement planning Retirement is a time of life for you to relax and do the things you have always wanted to do. Therefore, careful planning can help ensure you are financially comfortable. Prior to retirement, there are some important questions you need to ask yourself, including:  What do you want to do in retirement?  How much money...

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Currency Converter Calculator Online

Using our currency converter calculator It’s that time of year where many Australians are heading overseas in search of warmer weather, with travel destinations such as Bali, Thailand and Europe being amongst the most popular. After finalising your travel arrangements, it’s time to consider the exchange rate. Using a currency converter is a quick...

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Money Tips When Heading Overseas

Sorting out your money before you go What is the best way to take money overseas? You have a few different options. Rather than just relying on cash, consider taking a cash passport or travel money card too. Your own visa debit or credit card can be taken as well for extra flexibility when it comes to paying for things. Plus, having back-up option...

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