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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

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

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

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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Maximising Your Tax Return Claims With a Chattel Mortgage

A chattel mortgage is a type of car financing for borrowers who intend to purchase a vehicle for business purposes. Aside from lower interest rates than standard consumer loans, it also offers several tax deduction benefits.

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Fun Stay-At-Home Activities To Do With Your Kids

Staying at home because of the lockdown, school holiday, or harsh weather conditions is not so sad and boring as long as you have plenty of fun bonding moments with the family. Here's how to keep your kids entertained and connected with you at home.

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How Borrowing Habits Change After COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has affected different aspects of the economy, including consumer spending and borrowing. Here are some changes in people's borrowing habits after the lockdowns and stay-at-home orders.

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Tradie Tax Deductions: What You Can Claim

It's tax time in Australia and every hardworking citizen is busy sorting out their tax returns and claims, including tradies. If you're not really aware of what you can claim in tax deductions, find out on this blog.

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