Spring Clean Your Finances

Nothing about money is set and forget. Whether your finances include a budget, savings, loans, insurance, super or more, it's a good idea to dust them off from time to time, and see if they need a freshen up. Here are our tips on how to rejuvenate your financial affairs this spring. Freshen up … [Read more...]

Credit where credit’s due

The way banks assess you and a loan application have changed in recent years. A credit score is now something they look at as an indicator of your ability to service a loan. By following a few simple tips and getting into good habits, you can improve your score and your chances of securing … [Read more...]

The 2015-2016 Federal Budget – here’s a summary of the key points

The Federal Budget was handed down last night - so what does it mean for your hip pocket? When it comes to accessing Government benefits, not to mention tax, paying the bills and saving for retirement, how could the Budget proposals change the way you live, work and pay for services on a … [Read more...]

What will your Pension look like?

Let's have a look for moment at what your pension from our Government may look like when you retire. You've worked long and hard and paid your taxes - you're entitled to a pension, right? Sure, why not. But it's not as simple as, OK you've reached retirement age here's your pension, thanks for … [Read more...]

Welcome to our first post!

So where do we start? What can we tell you? Well….we’re pretty new to all this blog stuff but we’ll give it our best shot.  Our aim is to bring you hints and tips, and our humble opinion, on all things related to finance and lifestyle. We’ll also comment on articles we might find in the media and … [Read more...]