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Test driving my new car – what to look out for?

Friday, 16 December 2016 10:45

Test driving a new car

Are you considering taking a potential car purchase out for a test drive? Here are some things to consider to make the most of your test drive.

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5 school holiday activity ideas for the budget-conscious

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 11:57

Cheap school holiday activities

For many families, it can be difficult to find the time to take holidays. Children spend much of the calendar year in school, and even when they're not, they may have extracurricular activities that take up their time making it difficult to get away.

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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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How much extra do you need to budget for motorcycle safety gear?

Wednesday, 07 December 2016 08:14

Out on the open road with your motorbike

Buying a motorbike can be one of the most fun, adventurous purchases you can make in your life. Rather than driving around all the time in a car, getting a motorbike gives you the chance to add a little excitement and get some enjoyment out of being on the open road.

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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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If applying for a business loan – have you considered these factors?

Monday, 28 November 2016 11:42

Is it time for you to apply for a business loan? There may be a few things to check off the list beforehand. You may need to come prepared for the meeting with your lender, and that can require some research and understanding of your own finances. If you come prepared and confident, it may make all the difference.

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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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