Blog about Loans

  • 2016-10-20

     

    You don't need a tonne of cash to look a million dollars this Race Day.  Here are our tips to dress well on the cheap this Melbourne Cup Day.

  • 2016-10-17

     

    When you live in Australia, travelling to Bali is almost a rite of passage.

    However, we've noticed that Bali is not the cheap holiday haven it once was, and you run a good chance of bumping into that awkward friend from years ago.  Not to mention the special brand of food poisoning affectionately dubbed ‘Bali belly’.

  • 2016-09-02

    You could spend hours poring over gifts that your old man doesn’t need, spending more money than you should.  It's nice, but don't stress it when most fathers just want your time and attention.  So don’t faff about, miserable weather is starting to clear up, spring is here.  It’s time to dust off the barbeque.

  • 2016-07-05

    Tax time can be a confusing and frustrating time for people – sure you might get a nice little tax refund but navigating through all the deductions and rules can be mystifying.  It’s easy to get caught up with extra deductions or glossing over a secondary income, but this could cost you far more than what you save.

  • 2016-06-14

    In these harsh economic times, getting a new job is becoming increasingly tough!  So when you’re offered an interview, maximise your chances of landing the job with our tips below.

  • 2016-05-27

    Imagine what you would ask for should you be offered three wishes.  Often in this situation, the first word that comes to mind is money. And that's because we tend to believe that life is happier and more fulfilling when you are rolling in money.

  • 2016-05-10

    We all know that it’s important to teach your children about money; the value of money, their spending power and begin good saving habits.  It is recommended that you talk to them about money gradually, and in a manner adapted to their age, then you can expand to more complex economics.

  • 2016-05-05

    Another year, another budget… or another lengthy speech on primetime television accompanied by an oversized document full of words and numbers that appear to be in English and yet don’t make sense.

    We have decoded this document for you, here are the parts that could affect you:

  • 2016-04-21

    After a long hectic week at work it’s finally time to kick back and have some time for yourself this long weekend!

    Or is it?  Somehow roped yourself into one last BBQ before it gets too cold or your other half has decided it’s time to get cracking on some long awaited home fix-it jobs?

  • 2016-04-14

    Phew!  Term 1 is done and dusted and you might’ve splashed out a little more than anticipated during the school break… oops!  Time to get organised and overhaul the spending – here we have a few tips to get you started on that term-time budget.

    1. Make a Meal Plan (and Stick to It!)