Property investing – residential vs. commercial real estate

22 February

In the realm of property investment, prospective investors often grapple with comparing residential vs commercial real estate. Both offer viable investment opportunities, but they also come with their own unique advantages and drawbacks.   Hence,...[Read More]

Saving for the Future: Building Financial Security Step by Step

15 February

In an era where the allure of instant gratification is stronger than ever, the art of saving money seems to be fading into the background. Yet, the truth remains: most of us have aspirations that extend beyond our immediate reach, be it a new car,...[Read More]

Living pressures ease for employee households

7 February

Working families are still under acute financial pressure but fewer cash rate hikes of late has tempered growth in their overall living costs. In the 12 months to the December quarter, living costs rose 6.9 per cent for employee households, down...[Read More]

Achieving Your New Year Goals: A Realistic Approach

28 December

New Year’s resolutions are a time-honoured tradition where people aim to make positive changes in their lives as the calendar flips to January 1st. While setting goals is easy, the real challenge lies in sticking to them throughout the year....[Read More]

Top 5 financial New Year’s resolutions to achieve in the new year

28 December

The new year is a perfect time to reflect on your achievements from the ending year and to plan for the new year. While you can also make resolutions for other aspects of life, financial success should be at the top of your list. Check if you...[Read More]

The top 5 advantages of home ownership

28 December

Your decision to purchase a new house is a significant life event, and the thought of becoming a homeowner might be a little intimidating. However, homeownership brings with it several advantages, including the freedom to design your home as you...[Read More]

Why taking a break during the festive season is important

14 December

There are countless countdowns everywhere, whether it’s for Christmas or the new year, and yet, when the festive season happens, it always comes as a bit of a surprise.   Some people experience a touch of panic and get lost in the holiday rush....[Read More]

Refinancing your mortgage, should you go fixed or variable?

14 December

A mortgage refinance entails taking out a new loan to replace the old one. Refinancing a mortgage is often done by homeowners in order to obtain more advantageous or favourable interest rates or other loan features that can result in cost savings....[Read More]

5 Tips to Save Money This Christmas

7 December

Christmas always brings with it a certain warmth and cheer, and yet these days, a lot of people are feeling the pinch financially. As Christmas approaches, people consider all the items they need to buy for friends and family. Because of the current...[Read More]

Households could halve electricity bills with upgrades

6 December

Australians living in older homes have the potential to halve their energy bills with fairly modest renovations, a study has revealed. The Climate-Ready Homes report, released by Monash University on Wednesday, found households could save as much as...[Read More]