What to do about a Christmas debt hangover
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How to recover from a Christmas debt hangover

- December 28, 2021 2 MIN READ

The excitement of treating the ones we love with presents can quickly turn into a Christmas debt hangover of epic proportions. It seemed like such a good idea at the time – the iPhone 13 Pro for your partner, an expensive coffee machine for Dad, the silk scarf for Mum, not to mention the endless… Read more »

What is mortgage stress
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5 strategies to avoid mortgage stress

- December 1, 2021 3 MIN READ

What exactly is mortgage stress, and how can you overcome it without losing your home? With the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) signalling that interest rates are anticipated to rise in 2024, many banks and home loan providers have started to shift their own fixed rates. Many of these changes have seen these financial institutions… Read more »

How can I get out of debt
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Money focus: How can I get out of debt?

- November 29, 2021 5 MIN READ

Each week we ask a question to help you focus on an area of your finances that might need a closer look. This week: How can I get out of debt? Most people carry some kind of debt. Whether it’s so called ‘good debt’ or ‘bad debt’, you’re still living on money that belongs to… Read more »

How to make your fines disappear
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How to make your fines disappear

- October 19, 2021 2 MIN READ

Fines suck, so avoid getting them. But if it’s too late for that, then you have a few options for getting the debt monkeys off your back. If you’re too slow sorting your fines out, you risk getting slapped with a late payment, interest and enforcement charges. So you’ll basically add more and more debt on… Read more »

Best ways to manage your credit card debt better
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4 ways to manage your credit card debt better

- September 23, 2021 3 MIN READ

While credit card debt has been significantly reduced over the past few years, 28 per cent of credit card users say they wouldn’t be able to manage their finances without one. So, what can you do to manage your credit card better? RBA figures show that Australia’s national credit card debt clocks in at over… Read more »