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Investors’ guide: How to read an annual report

- September 9, 2019 3 MIN READ

A lot of shareholders will start receiving the annual report of companies they’ve invested in. They can be quite daunting documents. But don’t dismiss them because they are basically your company’s report card on how well they’ve done over the last year. So persevere… it’s worth it. Here’s my quick guide into what investors should look… Read more »

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How to keep your home loan healthy

- August 27, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

It’s never too late to start combatting home loan waste. Especially if you use uno’s Active Home Loan Management Service to help. For example, uno’s loanScoreTM tool shows you the health of your mortgage while analysing it against thousands of home loan products on uno’s panel of 29 lenders. It also calculates potential savings you… Read more »

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How to start fighting financial waste

- August 22, 2019 2 MIN READ

Did you know Australians are wasting more than $4 billion a year on their mortgages? In fact, unnecessary interest costs are one of the key drivers of all Australian household financial waste. According to a recent report by uno Home Loans, Australian homeowners have taken their eyes off the prize. Sure, they may have searched… Read more »

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$20k for ‘raising twins’, dental expenses for a ‘nice smile’ and a Lego set among claims rejected by ATO

- July 31, 2019 2 MIN READ

As part of their annual tax refund, around 700,000 taxpayers claimed almost $2 billion of ‘other’ expenses including non-allowable items such as dental costs, child care, private vehicles and even Lego sets.  One particularly charitable taxpayer tried to claim for a car purchased as a gift for their mother. While the ATO appreciated the sentiment,… Read more »