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Mitsubishi Introduces 10-Year Car Warranty

If approved by ACCC, the Japanese carmaker will become the new car brand in Oz to offer the longest car warranty, a reputation now enjoyed by Kia. While impressive, there is a catch to the offer that may repel buyers.

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How to Negotiate With Car Dealers

Negotiation is an important price of the car buying process because it helps buyers get the best value for their purchase. To successfully negotiate a car's price, preparation and skills are important.

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Early Access to Superannuation: What You Need to Know

Employees can access their superannuation before their preservation age under very limited circumstances. Before doing so, consider the implications involved and be wary of promoters who illegally transfer super to self-managed super funds.

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The Importance of Test Driving

Conducting a vehicle test drive is an important part of the car buying process. The buyer gets an actual experience of the car's performance on the road, which makes or breaks the deal.

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Buying a New Car Checklist

Are you a first-time car buyer who's as both excited and overwhelmed about the many considerations that you have to make to ensure that you're getting the most value from your purchase? Make buying a new car easy-breezy with this checklist.

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5 Signs It's Time to Buy a New Car

Getting tired of the frequent car breakdowns and costly repairs? It may be time for your old vehicle to retire. These telltale signs will let you know if your car is no longer worth fighting for.

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Business Loan: Questions Your Lenders Will Ask

Are you applying for a business loan? Apart from a great business plan and a satisfactory credit profile, you also need to prepare for the lender’s interview. These are the most common questions that you lender will likely ask.

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5 Cheap Cars for Daily Commute

You don't need to break the bank to buy a car. If you need a vehicle for daily commuting, there are plenty of cost-efficient cars to choose from. Check out these five top-selling budget models.

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Which Type of Car Shopper Are You?

When it comes to car buying, do you do a lot of research and consider several types of vehicles before finally making the purchase? Or are you the type who agrees to everything the salesperson offers? Let's find out!

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Novated Lease: Early Termination Consequences

It is possible for employees to terminate a novated lease early. However, there are there fees and payments associated with the termination. The impact of these penalties can be minimised in several ways.

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JobKeeper and JobSeeker Changes You Need to Know

The JobKeeper and JobSeeker stimulus programs have been extended. Check out the changes in the payment rates, eligibility requirements, and penalties.

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Vehicle Safety Inspection Checklist You Shouldn't Miss

Prevent accidents on the road and maintain a safe driving experience with regular vehicle safety inspection. Use this checklist to guide you through the process.

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5 Things to Consider When Rolling Your Car Loan Into Your Mortgage

Rolling existing your car loan into a new mortgage is an alternative option if you want to get a new vehicle but still has a loan obligation to fulfil. However, it is usually considered as a last resort because it comes with several side issues that are difficult to manage, including compounding interest.

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10 Best Budget Planner Apps

Starting a new budgeting strategy? Out of the many budgeting and money management apps in the world, we've narrowed down the list to ten of the best budget apps in Australia. Check them out!

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Tax Deductions for Work-From-Home Employees

Work-from-home employees have to deal with running expenses—from increased utility bills to the repairs of furniture, technology equipment, and other household fixtures—to efficiently working on their tasks. It's a good thing they can claim these expenses as a deduction on their federal income taxes. Read more this blog.

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The Highest Paying Trades in Australia Today

In Australia, tradies do not only receive great recognition for their hard work; They are also highly paid. Here's a list of the most lucrative jobs in Australia and tips on how to get in the tradie business.

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DIY Car Care Tips

Car problems? Get the wrenches and screwdrivers because you don’t have to be a professional mechanic to tackle easy car maintenance jobs.

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Checklist for Starting a Business in Australia

Starting a business for the first time? Aside from the funds, there are other important things that you need to take care of to successfully launch your entrepreneurial project. Here's a checklist of the most essential stuff to prepare for.

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Smart Homes in Australia: What You Need to Know

Smart homes are becoming popular in the country because of the comfort, convenience, entertainment, and safety they provide for the entire household. Despite the benefits, however, there are also risks that come with smart home automation.

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10 Tips for Improving Financial Literacy

Not everyone is smart with money. If you are one of those who constantly struggle with your finances despite having a stable source of income, you need to improve your money management skills. Check out these tips.

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How Car Loans Will Evolve In the Days Ahead

The auto financing industry adapts to the changing economic conditions with innovations. Amid the decreasing demand for cars, lenders are offering plenty of attractive car loan schemes and discounts. Meanwhile, traditional car lenders embrace digital technology to stay relevant and competitive.

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