Finance

Budgeting

Need some assistance reaching your financial goals? Maybe you want to manage your money better? Peruse our advice that’ll aid in breaking bad money habits, cutting household running costs, boosting your savings and better managing your cash.

Home loans

Looking for a home loan or to refinance? Use our guides to help inform your choice when it comes to selecting the right mortgage broker, lender and type of home loan for you and your circumstances.

5 common home loan refinance mistakes to avoid

A home loan refinance is when you trade in your current interest rate for a new one. Plenty of us make the mistake of...

How to break free from your mortgage by 35

When it comes to home loans, many of us think the same thing – it’ll be at least 25 to 30 years until it’s...

8 reasons it pays to know your neighbours

Research by HSBC found that one in four Australians don’t speak to their neighbours, nineteen per cent only know their neighbours by sight and seven...

How to negotiate a better mortgage interest rate

Did you know The Reserve Bank has left the official cash rate on hold at 1.5 per cent, the lowest in Australian history, for...

Non-bank lenders: Should you consider using one?

Having difficulty getting a loan from the bank at the moment? Well you’re not alone, non-bank lending reached an 11-year high in September 2018. The...

Christmas lights running cost: Flick the switch on your Xmas energy bill

It’s that time of year when we dust off the fairy lights and compete with the neighbours to be the most extravagant house on...