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Where’s the Best Place to Get Online Coupons?

By | July 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

There are a lot of different ways that you can get your hands on coupons and discounts! Here are the best ones: 1.) Special deal sites There are several sites that offer discounts and coupons that you can just as easily print and use online. One of the more popular ones is Groupon which carries travel, [...]

Australia’s Job Growth is Slowing

By | July 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Job advertisements in Australia have plunged last month, indicating that job availability may slow down in the coming months. The ANZ Bank’s Job Ads Index showed that total advertisements dropped by 1.7% to 175,660 in seasonally adjusted terms, totally reversing a 1.4% increase that was documented in May. It was the fourth decline in the ANZ [...]

You’re Not Alone in Credit Card Debt

By | July 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Did you know that one in six consumers are having a hard time with credit card debt, which eventually might never get paid. According to a report conducted by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), data indicated that 18.5% of consumers were just buried by their credit card debt load with outstanding balances pegged at [...]

How to Save for a Rainy Day

By | July 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Life always has this habit of lofting financial curveballs at Australians that can often place them in dire financial straits. From natural disasters, to unexpected job situations, to deaths in families, there’s always something that needs to be paid with the problem being, Aussies don’t always have resources to pay it with. And we haven’t even [...]

Understand What Credit Repair Companies Do

By | July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

The financial services regulator of Australia has issued a warning to consumers to be careful of companies that are touting that they could fix poor credit scores. ASIC is overseeing a drive to help Australians comprehend that credit repair and debt management companies can actually charge exorbitant fees. And that’s not even the worst part: they [...]

Five Ways to Save Money in July

By | July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Australians often splurge a lot especially during the summer holidays. While it’s perfectly understandable to live a little during the holiday season, what’s not is the struggle to get your head above water when you receive your credit card bill. The great thing is there are ways to help you get back on the right track. [...]

5 Ways to Go Green & Save Money

By | June 29th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

With trash and pollution putting the environment in dire shape each day, we should all strive to do whatever it is we can to help the planet get back in shape. Going green would not also just help the environment but you could possibly benefit as well, gaining much-needed savings along the way. Here are five [...]

Choosing the Right Credit Card (If You Really Need One)

By | June 21st, 2018|Categories: Blog|

These days, credit cards come with a lot of baggage that you have to really unpack in order to know what’s underneath. These range from reward schemes to travel insurance and of course, frequent flyer points. Unfortunately, the market has also witnessed its fair share of trickery from the companies themselves, leading the federal government to [...]

Is Paying Off Your HECS Debt Early a Good Idea?

By | June 21st, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Most call it the “best loan you’ll ever get.” That said, should graduates put their resources to find a job somewhere else? Or should they settle their student loans at every possible chance? We turned to an expert and asked what should be prioritised first. So, is your student loan or the so-called HELP debt really [...]

How to Take Charge of Your Credit Score

By | June 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Just how important is your credit score? Well, this is how banks and businesses evaluate your creditworthiness before they actually extend credit for either a mortgage, a personal loan or a credit card. Credit score is a hot button topic in the country, mainly because of an upcoming legislation that will amend the information that is [...]