Budgeting tools and tips for 2024

In this post we’ll look at the steps you can take to creating a personal budget for 2024. 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 & 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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Managing debt through unemployment

If you become unemployed and have loans to repay, you may feel overwhelmed and struggle to know where to begin. While most of us may not have a comprehensive financial management plan, in this article we’ll share our tips for helping you plan during difficult financial times that have been caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Review Spending Don’t le...

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Tips for preparing for a change in interest rates

Tips for preparing for a change in interest rates Why do interest rates change? To understand why interest rates change, we'll first talk about the cash rate. The cash rate is a rate set by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) representing the interest that banks and lenders have to pay on the money that they borrow. This rate will rise to try and...

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What Can I Claim This Tax Time?

With many people in Australia working from home, the Australian Taxation Office has provided additional information for deductions you can claim this tax time due to the impact of the Coronavirus. You may be asking yourself, how do tax deductions work and what can I claim this tax time? We’ll look at these in more detail below. Your Income Stateme...

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How To Protect Assets & Finances

In this blog we’ll look at proactive ways you can begin to implement a savings plan, which will be beneficial for you and your family’s long term financial management. In particular, we’ll discuss debt consolidation, choosing the right insurance cover, tips for living off one income and making smart choices for retirement. Consolidate your debt ...

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How To Manage Your Finances In Your 20’s

Developing positive habits with money from an early age provides you with the tools you need as you grow older and make more substantial purchases - like buying your first home. So, it’s a good idea to begin this journey from a young age. Learning how to save money is a skill, so in this post we look at some of the things you can do to manage your...

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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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Money Saving Tips During Lockdown

Money Saving Tips During Lockdown The current situation with Coronavirus outbreaks and subsequent lockdowns presents challenges as our habits and routines are thrown out the window. One thing you may notice is your spending and savings plans getting off track. With more time spent at home, you’ll likely notice an increase in the amount of food and...

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