Money Management

5 Financial myths debunked

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 09:13

seek some clarity on some commonly held financial beliefs

Myth 1: It is better to own a home than to rent.

Home ownership is a very personal choice as the decision will depend on your unique set of goals. If you choose to rent, it can often be cheaper than owning your own home due to mortgage and maintenance costs1. By renting, you can generally rely on your landlord to maintain the property, for example; fixing leaky taps and blocked toilets2.

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Looking for the best car loan in 2017? IMB Bank wins Mozo Experts Choice Award for the Best Fixed Secured Personal Loan for a used car up to six years old

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 07:56

Looking for a car loan? IMB Bank’s Fixed Secured Personal Loan is the best in the market, according to the latest Mozo Experts Choice Awards.

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A guide to Christmas Spending

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 10:00

Christmas spending on a budget

Christmas is a time for good food, good company, and good cheer – and an awful lot of spending. The Silly season is a fantastic time of year, and for some people can also result in high credit card debt. Here are some tips to staying on top of Christmas costs.

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The cost of raising kids [Infographic]

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 15:53

A child can be a huge responsibility. It can be equal parts draining, rewarding and exciting - but it can also be expensive. Preparation for a potential change in circumstances due to the arrival of a child could help with reducing financial strain in both the long term and the short.

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How to avoid the post-Christmas credit crunch

Thursday, 24 November 2016 09:12

Feeling a little deflated now the Christmas tree has been stored and the tinsel packed away? Have you been hit with the reality of the new year, including a not-so-nice credit card bill?

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The three money stages before 30

Friday, 07 October 2016 13:21

Good financial habits can be great to learn and put in place when you are younger; however, it’s never too late to start learning. Here are three important stages of a young Australian's life; especially when it comes to money.

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The three most common mistakes with a tax return

Monday, 18 July 2016 10:04

The end of the financial year has come and so has tax time. Sorting out your finances during the tax period can be an intricate and often-complex process, but with some assistance and knowledge, you might be able to minimise your risk of making some common mistakes with your tax return.

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