How to save money

In this blog we’ll look at money saving tips that are useful for a growing family. It is always a good idea to take a look at your finances and work out how to better manage your money and maximise your savings. As your family grows, so do your expenses and outgoings. We’ll provide some practical ways to reduce your spending. Below are some simple...

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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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Budgeting tools and tips for 2020

In this post we’ll look at the steps you can take to creating a personal budget for 2020. Creating and sticking to this will teach you discipline with your money and help you to reach your savings goals sooner. It will also enable you to view your income differently which could see you with a surplus of funds rather than living paycheck-to-paycheck...

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Budget Friendly Activities for Kids this Christmas

Looking to entertain the kids this upcoming Christmas season, but worried about overspending on school holiday activities? We’ve put together some budget-friendly Christmas activities for kids that the whole family can enjoy. Make your own Christmas DecorationsEncourage kids creativity by getting them to make their own Christmas ornaments. Buying ...

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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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Buying A House - Saving Made Easy

Saving to buy a house? You’ll have more options with a larger house deposit Your house deposit is just one of the costs you need to consider when saving money for a house. Other costs include stamp duty, legal fees, removalist plus money for furnishings and the list goes on. Let’s take a look at how you can save for that dream home faster.   Wor...

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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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Budget & Saving tips for under 30s

In this blog we’ll take a look at some practical ways you can make changes to your spending and saving habits. At this time in your life, you’re likely in full time work and may have just bought your first home or investment property. You may even be thinking about starting a family. Whatever your personal situation, read on for simple ways on how ...

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