Improve your borrowing power
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4 strategies to improve your borrowing power

- October 27, 2023 2 MIN READ

Borrowing power has plunged over $260,000 for some Australian families, trapping many mortgagees that can’t qualify for better rates, and hampering house hunter hopefuls. Lenders have been far more cautious in an effort to offset the risk of recession and higher rates that could impact long-term serviceability. Fixed rate borrowers who have just had their… Read more »

What's worrying Aussies the most
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What’s worrying Aussies the most?

- September 15, 2023 3 MIN READ

Research from Compare the Market’s new Household Budget Barometer has revealed the nation’s surprising financial fears for the next 12 months. According to the report, the cost of groceries, energy and fuel are the bills that Australians believe will cause the most pain in the next year. In fact, a whopping 66.4 per cent of… Read more »

How to be a money minimalist
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How to be a money minimalist

- December 1, 2021 2 MIN READ

Being a money minimalist will help you stay focused and avoid taking on unnecessary financial burdens. In this wild world where we have a heap of financial opportunities and options, it’s important to think strategically about how to invest your time and money. It’s not about how much stuff or money you have, but how… Read more »

Survive a personal financial crisis
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How to get through a personal financial crisis

- October 15, 2021 3 MIN READ

You wouldn’t wish a personal financial crisis on anyone. A personal financial crisis (PFC) can be so debilitating across your entire being. It can feel as though your whole life is about to come crashing down like a house of cards. A PFC can be triggered by a range of factors but the most common… Read more »

7 ways you're accidentally self-sabotaging your finances
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7 ways you’re self-sabotaging your finances

- October 13, 2021 5 MIN READ

Why is it that you’re constantly getting into financial trouble even though you try so hard? Could you somehow be self-sabotaging your finances? No, you’re not intrinsically bad with money. But you might be unintentionally self-sabotaging your finances. All the budgets, savings plans, investment advice and frugal tips in the world aren’t going to help… Read more »