How to get your personal loan approved

There’s no magic formula or trick to getting your personal loan application approved but there are some practical measures you can take to increase the [...]

POSTED ON May 27, 2019
Lock in your term deposit rates NOW

Interest rates are tipped to fall in 2019 and 2020 from the already low rates now being paid to savers. It’s entirely possible that there [...]

POSTED ON May 27, 2019
Nine Bad Credit Myths, Busted

One of the downsides of people being unwilling to talk openly about money and their personal finances is that lots of myths and misconceptions spring [...]

POSTED ON May 15, 2019
How to find the best credit card deals

In the market for a new credit card? Credit card comparison will help you find special offers different banks and other financial institutions have on [...]

POSTED ON April 29, 2019
What is a low doc home loan?

We’re often told in order to buy your own home you need provide proof of a steady income. But for some, this isn’t always possible. [...]

POSTED ON February 19, 2018
Insurance basics for small businesses

People often think about insurance in terms of life insurance, car insurance and private health insurance. But when you go into business for yourself, you [...]

POSTED ON February 14, 2018
The Small Business Checklist

How to set up a small business There are many benefits to being your own boss, including setting your own hours and controlling the business’s [...]

POSTED ON February 14, 2018
Guide to Qantas Frequent Flyer Partners

Qantas Frequent Flyer Partners The Qantas Frequent Flyer rewards program is all about being rewarded for your everyday spending. As a Qantas Frequent Flyer member [...]

POSTED ON January 10, 2018
What is a superannuation fund?

Your superannuation fund is like the piggy bank you had as a kid - somewhere you put money until one day you opened it and [...]

POSTED ON November 16, 2017
What is a trust?

A trust is a type of business structure that holds income and/or property for the benefit of others (beneficiaries). A trust is an individual or [...]

POSTED ON November 9, 2017
What is a business partnership?

A partnership is a legal structure where two or more people share ownership of a business. It is a business where multiple people act on [...]

POSTED ON November 9, 2017
What is a company?

A company is a type of business structure that is a legal entity in its own right. The owners are the shareholders and the company [...]

POSTED ON November 9, 2017
What is a sole trader?

A sole trader is the simplest form of setting up a business. This business structure is relatively easy and inexpensive to set up. As a [...]

POSTED ON November 9, 2017
How to register a trademark

What is a trademark? A trademark is a brand name, symbol and/or logo that is used to distinguish a business and their goods or services. [...]

POSTED ON November 9, 2017
How to register a business name

Setting up your business can be an exciting time. But before all the fun begins you may need to register a business name. Here’s our [...]

POSTED ON November 9, 2017
How to make your home Airbnb ready

Featured Article By: Now Finance One of the most common tips in “increase your income” articles today is to get your spare room on Airbnb [...]

POSTED ON November 1, 2017
How to get on top of personal debt

For many people, getting on top of their finances can feel like a challenge. But it doesn't have to be. By making informed and responsible [...]

POSTED ON October 30, 2017
What is a business overdraft?

A business overdraft provides relief, helps cover unexpected expenses and can relieve cash-flow bottlenecks. Think of it like a safety net for when you don’t [...]

POSTED ON October 30, 2017
Online share trading for beginners

When you begin your adventure into the world of online share trading, your chosen share-trading platform can have a major impact on the way your [...]

POSTED ON October 30, 2017
What is a Margin Call?

If your lender makes a margin call, you are required to reduce your LVR by putting more money into your loan or selling some of [...]

POSTED ON October 26, 2017
First-time home buyers guide

There’s a lot to wrap your head around when buying a property, including inspections, loan applications and finding the right conveyancer. In fact there are [...]

POSTED ON October 25, 2017
How to switch savings accounts

Choosing a savings account that’s right for you is the very first step to achieving your savings goals. Typically, savings accounts offer low or no [...]

POSTED ON October 24, 2017
What types of term deposits are there?

Have you considered incorporating term deposits into your savings strategy? With guaranteed returns on deposits up to $250,000 in Approved Deposit-taking Institutions (APIs), term deposits [...]

POSTED ON October 16, 2017
Your Personal Loan Checklist

Are you considering taking out a personal loan, but the thought of becoming overwhelmed in debt is putting you off? Well this is the right [...]

POSTED ON October 11, 2017
How to apply for a business loan

Starting your own business is no small task. But once you have your business plan in order, it’s time to start thinking about your finances. [...]

POSTED ON October 10, 2017
What is Online Share Trading?

Online share trading is simply buying and selling stocks (or shares) in a company over the internet. Because online trading is often cheaper and more [...]

POSTED ON October 9, 2017
What is a Margin Loan?

A margin loan is a way for sophisticated investors to grow their portfolio by borrowing money from a financial institution. What is a margin loan? [...]

POSTED ON October 9, 2017
What is a business loan?

For many people, a business loan can play a crucial role in turning an idea into reality. What is a business loan? In a nutshell, [...]

POSTED ON October 9, 2017
What is an Online Broker?

Wrapping your head around the world of shares and stock prices isn’t an easy task. Hiring an online investment broker can help you implement an [...]

POSTED ON September 25, 2017
How to choose a credit card

Taking out a credit card can have a huge impact on your finances, so it’s important to choose one that suits you and your financial [...]

POSTED ON September 25, 2017
What is a Savings Account?

If you've set yourself a savings goal or you're trying to grow a rainy day fund, it might be time to invest in a savings [...]

POSTED ON September 25, 2017
What is a Term Deposit?

Term deposits are an easy way to make some extra money. Put your money into a term deposit from anywhere between one month to five [...]

POSTED ON September 25, 2017
What is a Credit Card?

A credit card allows you to borrow money from your bank up to a pre-approved amount. It allows you the flexibility to manage your day [...]

POSTED ON September 22, 2017
What is a Home Loan?

A home loan or mortgage is an agreement between a lender – usually a bank, credit union or building society – and a property owner. [...]

POSTED ON September 22, 2017
What is a Personal Loan?

A personal loan is money borrowed from a bank for a personal expense such as a holiday or purchasing a new car. What is a [...]

POSTED ON September 22, 2017
Moving House Checklist: 7 easy tips

Whether you've rented a new property, bought your first home or you're moving interstate, moving day can start to feel overwhelming. Here are some quick [...]

POSTED ON September 22, 2017
How to fund your retirement travel

For many older Australians, travelling during retirement is a much-deserved reward after a long career. Whether you want to buy a caravan and trek around [...]

POSTED ON June 7, 2017