Insider Tips

Changes to the Age Pension

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 12:51

What is changing?

The Federal Government has made changes to the Assets test for those receiving a Centrelink pension, including the Age Pension. Therefore, depending on the level of your investable assets, your pension payments may be less. According to the Federal Government, if you have not received a letter informing you that your pension has changed, it will remain the same.

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5 great caravanning road trips you can enjoy across Australia

Friday, 16 December 2016 12:13

Road trip destinations around Australia

If you're looking for a way to enjoy an extended holiday and take in all the sights Australia has to offer, there are few better ways to do it than in a caravan. Whether you're among friends, with family or simply enjoying some time to yourself, a caravan can make it easier to travel the country, see a wide range of spectacles and, when you're done for the day, pull over and rest comfortably for the night.

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

Friday, 16 December 2016 11:45

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 12:57

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

Wednesday, 07 December 2016 09:14

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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Considering changing banks? Here’s what you need to know

Tuesday, 22 November 2016 14:12

Changing banks may not be as difficult as you would expect

If you’re wondering, ‘how do I change banks?’ mostly likely you are considering changing banking providers due to three reasons:

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What are the hidden costs of buying a new car?

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 10:17

What are the costs of buying a new car?

When it comes time to buy a new car, you probably spend a great deal of time scouring the market for the best possible deal you can find. You're searching local merchants, auctions, perhaps even going online to see if there are discounts or deals you're not aware of. All the while, you're looking to find the lowest possible price.

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