Compare Car Insurance in Australia

Australian Car Insurance One of the good things about car insurance throughout Australia is the openness and competition between insurers. The motorist is given a [...]

POSTED ON August 6, 2019
What is an Excess?

An excess is a contribution you are required to pay towards a claim you make on your car insurance policy. An insurer may have many [...]

POSTED ON May 31, 2019
Tips to know a suburb is booming before you buy

Location! Location! Location! That’s what it’s all about when buying your ideal home. How close is the nearest park or grocery store? Is there somewhere [...]

POSTED ON February 22, 2018
The essentials for setting up your home office

Many small businesses don’t require commercial premises to set up shop. Almost one million small businesses operate out of residential premises. But setting up a [...]

POSTED ON February 22, 2018
How to find the best credit card deals

In the market for a new credit card? Find the best deal by comparing the special offers different banks and other financial institutions have on [...]

POSTED ON February 21, 2018
How to get a business loan with bad credit

Businesses often require a financial investment to help get them up and running. But before a bank can grant you a loan it will review [...]

POSTED ON February 20, 2018
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
From loan to profit: Growing your small business

You’ve probably come across the term start-up business loan while researching funding options for your new small business. But if you’re unsure of what exactly [...]

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 best credit card for your small business

Business banking often needs to be kept separate from your own personal finances. If you’re starting your own business, you may need to set up: [...]

POSTED ON February 14, 2018
How to choose a loan for your business

New businesses often require an infusion of cash to get up and running. Whether it’s to cover the rent for an office, purchasing or leasing [...]

POSTED ON February 14, 2018
The small business owner’s guide to grants

Small businesses are a significant part of the Australian economy. Whether you work for yourself running a freelancing business, or you own a small grocery [...]

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
Top tips for nailing your budget this year

It’s always a good time to start saving money. Whether you’re saving up for a trip or growing your emergency fund, everyone should be putting [...]

POSTED ON February 8, 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
A guide to the Qantas Frequent Flyer Program

How does the Qantas Frequent Flyer program work? As a Qantas Frequent Flyer member, you’ll earn points for every dollar you spend on eligible transactions, [...]

POSTED ON January 10, 2018
Key terms to know about small business loans

Whether you want to launch a new business, purchase an existing one, upgrade your equipment, finance a new product line or ease your cash flow, a business [...]

POSTED ON November 16, 2017
Key terms you should know about superannuation

Australian businesses are required by law to make contributions to employees’ super funds, where it is invested on our behalf by professional investment managers for [...]

POSTED ON November 16, 2017
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
How to apply for a business overdraft?

This could be due to a cash-flow bottleneck caused by a seasonal slowdown in your work, a long-term contract that doesn’t pay out until the [...]

POSTED ON October 27, 2017
What is a term deposit rollover risk?

Term deposits expire, or mature, at a certain date. At this point, if you haven’t organised moving your money into a new term or a [...]

POSTED ON October 27, 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
How to apply for a savings account

What is a savings account? In short, it's a place to store and grow your money while still allowing you to access it in the [...]

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
How is interest calculated on a credit card?

When comparing credit cards, you’re often told to consider the interest rate, but what exactly is interest? And how do lenders calculate how much interest [...]

POSTED ON October 16, 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
What types of business loans are there?

Before applying for a business loan, you first need to decide what type of business loan works for you. To help you make a decision, [...]

POSTED ON October 11, 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
What is the best home loan for bad credit?

Just because you have a low credit score (sometimes referred to as bad credit) doesn’t mean you’ll miss your opportunity to own a home one [...]

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 types of home loans are there?

When it comes to home loans there’s no one-size-fits-all approach. Mortgages can be complicated, as the market offers different payment options, ways of calculating interest [...]

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
Jet away with your credit card rewards scheme

Want to see the world on a backpacker’s budget? The right credit card rewards program could see you accumulating points towards free flights and upgrades, [...]

POSTED ON September 25, 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 types of credit cards are there?

Are you in the market for a new credit card? Before you make any decisions about which credit card to use, it’s important to research [...]

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 types of savings accounts are there?

If you're looking to grow your savings, it might be time to invest in a savings account. Alternatively, you might want to switch savings accounts [...]

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
Choosing a credit card for your business

Are you looking to start your own business? Perhaps you've already taken the first steps to set up your business. Or maybe you have an [...]

POSTED ON August 11, 2017
What the recent super changes mean for you

As part of the 2017 Federal Budget, the Government introduced a number of changes to Australia's superannuation laws. If you're retired, or are looking to [...]

POSTED ON August 10, 2017
How to get funding for doing what you love

For most families, foregoing your full-time employment to follow your dreams isn't an option. You've got kids to feed, clothe and entertain, not to mention [...]

POSTED ON June 8, 2017
Three tips to help you save for tomorrow

Just because many millennials struggle to break into the property market doesn't mean they're not able to save. In fact, millennials are among some of [...]

POSTED ON June 7, 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
How to pay for the wedding you want

A wedding can be one of the most special days of your life – but it can also be one of the most expensive. The [...]

POSTED ON June 7, 2017
Think you’ll never own property? Think again

Between investor competition and skyrocketing property prices, first-time home buyers have been having a hard time getting into the property market. But for some, a [...]

POSTED ON June 7, 2017
Retirement savings: How to invest for your future

Retirement doesn’t come cheap. If you’re hoping to maintain a comfortable standard of living long after ceasing work, it’s worth looking into investment options beyond [...]

POSTED ON May 9, 2017
How to meet your financial goals for 2018

Are you hoping to settle your debts, save for a trip overseas or maybe start a small business in 2018? Whatever your financial goals this [...]

POSTED ON May 8, 2017
How to make your money grow without property

If you've been working hard and saving, investing can help multiply your hard-earned cash. So what are your options other than buying property? Here's a [...]

POSTED ON May 8, 2017
Navigate your car loan like a pro

Ready to upgrade your car, but don't want to wait for your savings to grow? A car loan could be the right choice to help [...]

POSTED ON May 8, 2017
What to consider when reducing your debt

Want to pay off your debts and regain control of your finances? Here are some options that may help. If you’re anything like the average [...]

POSTED ON May 8, 2017
How to buy property as a millennial

Growing up a millennial certainly has its advantages, like having a strong entrepreneurial mindset and dreams of self-employment. In fact, the disposable income of Australian [...]

POSTED ON March 27, 2017