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New Year, New You!

Each year we make New Year's resolutions that focus on our health and wellbeing. But how often do we think about improving our finances? Here are five financial New Year's resolutions that could help you start 2019 with a bang!

Don't dive into credit card debt this Christmas

Every Christmas almost half of the Australian population decides to go swimming in credit card debt to get through the festive season. But there's two big reasons why you shouldn't do that this year.

5 Christmas tips to help you save this silly season

Most of us roll our eyes when we start seeing shopping centres spruik Christmas merchandise in November. While it's important not to get caught up in the festivities too early, now's actually a great time to start prepping to ensure a budget blow-out doesn't derail your mortgage repayments over the silly season.

Keen for a sea change? Beat the Millennial rush

Buying a house by the sea in a little known coastal town is no longer reserved for retirees. New research shows that those flocking to coastal towns are now predominately young families.

Five common reasons home loan applications are rejected

Whether it's unrequited love, or an unsuccessful home loan application, getting your heart broken is never easy. Here are five common reasons home loan applications are rejected.

Home loans: to lock in the rate or not?

With some of the major lenders recently lifting interest rates on variable home loans, we've had a number of enquiries this week as to whether now is a good time to lock in an interest rate.
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