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Freedom of choice

David grew up on the Gold Coast but now with a young family he and his wife wanted a quieter slice of paradise for the

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Making a modern classic

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Making a modern classic

Pete and Debbie had been doing renos to their house off-and-on over the years, but it was time to turn their attention to the kitchen.

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Being smart about debt

Borrower stories

Being smart about debt

Since moving to Australia to complete his Masters degree almost 20 years ago, Wasim has frequently visited his family who live in Pakistan and Europe,

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4 tips for virtual or semi-virtual weddings

Personal Finance

4 tips for virtual or semi-virtual weddings

With the uncertainty that comes with COVID-19 in Australia, planning a wedding can be a daunting task. Especially if you are adding a virtual component.

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5 Tips to Save Money on Energy this Spring

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5 Tips to Save Money on Energy this Spring

Take a look behind your refrigerator

If spring cleaning is in full swing and you want to go the extra mile try doing a deep clean

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Spring Clean your Finances

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Spring Clean your Finances

Spring has officially sprung here in Australia! With the turn of the seasons comes the age-old tradition of taking time to do a thorough clean

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Creating a Home Office
Creating a Home Office

The outbreak of Covid-19 has already changed many of the ways that we approach doing things as normal.

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Personal Finance

Spring renovation season

Spring renovation season

There is something special about the transition from winter to spring that brings out the inner home renovation spirit in us.

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Personal Finance

6 Tips for Working at Home

In our last post, we discussed tips for setting up a home office. Read those tips here.

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Should I get a loan for buying a used car?

Personal Finance

Should I get a loan for buying a used car?

Cars are vital in many places in Australia. While public transport is good in some cities, it's very limited in others and non-existent in many

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Personal Finance

How much money is needed to open a small cafe in Australia?

Starting your own business is a great way to take control of your finances and your future. Unfortunately, it's also often a case of needing

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Personal Finance

What kind of things can you get a personal loan for?

The range of personal loan options is ever growing.

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Personal Finance

How do I plan out my financial goals?

You'll often hear that the first step to financial security is to make a plan, but what exactly does this look like?

Below, we've taken a

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Personal Finance

Can a contract employee get a personal loan?

From construction to IT, Australia's biggest industries are relying ever more on short-term contract workers to complete specific tasks they don't have the skills for

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Personal Finance

Is it good to apply for a personal loan online?

If you need some extra cash to help you pay for a holiday, start up a business or cover other expenses, a personal loan could

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Personal Finance

Can debt consolidation help with payday loans?

If you need money fast, a short-term payday loan can seem like a tempting option.

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Personal Finance

Fixed vs variable personal loans

When you're choosing the best personal loan for your circumstances, there are a few terms it's important to know.

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Personal Finance

COVID19: What financial assistance might you be eligible for?

INFORMATION UPDATED 2 April, 2020

Change and uncertainty can make for stressful times, particularly when it comes to your financial situation.

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Personal Finance

Planning your finances for economic change

The first months of 2020 have been a roller coaster ride when it comes to global news and events.

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Personal Finance

Are personal loans a good option for consolidating debt?

When you have some types of debt, it can seem like you're on a treadmill.

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Personal Finance

How to turn your finances around after the holidays

How to turn your finances around after a big Christmas

Did you stretch your resources over Christmas and find yourself still struggling to recover? You're not

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Personal Finance

Can I pay off my personal loan early?

Can I pay off my personal loan early?

Personal loans can be a practical and efficient way to achieve a goal.

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Personal Finance

Do most people get loans to pay for the wedding?

Weddings are notoriously expensive, but as a day celebrating the love of your life, they're widely considered to be worth it.

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Personal Finance

Do all personal loans have interest?

There are many times in life when a bit of extra cash would come in handy.

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Personal Finance

Can I scale up my business with a personal loan?

Figures from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) reveal that more than 60% of businesses in Australia close within three years.

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Personal Finance

Are credit cards better than personal loans?

Whether you want a bit extra to cover the cost of a new car, a holiday overseas or to create your dream wedding, there are

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Personal Finance

What are the common benefits of an online personal loan?

The internet has changed the way we live our lives. Things have become quicker, more convenient and we have more choice than ever before.

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Personal Finance

Can you apply for a credit card and a loan at the same time?



There are times when we all need a bit of extra cash.

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Personal Finance

Can you recommend a loan calculator?

A personal loan calculator is a handy tool to help you plan a loan application and start preparing a budget for your future repayments.

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Personal Finance

What are common reasons for personal loans?

Many people take out personal loans so they can get to the position they want to be in quicker.

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