Wednesday, 16 March 2016 10:37
You’re happy with how your savings are tracking and you’re getting close to achieving your housing deposit goals. You may like to start looking at the market so you have a good indication of what you could potentially afford with your new mortgage. Keep in mind that you may need to make some compromises between the home you want and your budget. For example, you may decide that you are willing to forgo a third bedroom for two bigger bedrooms when comparing properties that are within your price range.
Monday, 14 March 2016 12:58
Studying at university can be academically and financially challenging as you attempt to navigate life on a student budget. Setting goals early may help avoid a mid-semester crisis that can end in toast dinners and two minute showers. The following tips could help you get on the road to managing your university sized budget more effectively.
Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2017 15:43
Adding features to your home can be a great way of improving your family’s lifestyle. For those that have the space, installing a pool can be an option. Many Australians enjoy having their own place to take a dip during the summer months.
Friday, 26 February 2016 15:15
Taking out a home loan is no small matter. You may be dealing with hundreds of thousands of dollars and a decades-long financial commitment. This can be true in the current environment: across the five main capital cities, the median home value was more than $700,000 at the end of January1. But on the flipside, you could be using it to buy into not only a fantastic home, but an investment in your future.
Thursday, 25 February 2016 16:08
Do you know anyone that proposed on Valentine’s Day? According to one survey, it's second only to Christmas Eve as the best time to pop the question1. Perhaps you've even taken the next big step yourself and are currently planning a wedding.
Thursday, 25 February 2016 09:21
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 09:06
On average, Australians eat around 5kg of chocolate every year*. That’s 30 blocks of Dairy Milk, or 30 Elegant Rabbits if that’s your preference. And if that’s not enough chocolate for you, estimates state that at Easter we increase our weekly consumption by over 50%. Hello, sugar high!
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