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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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Tips for Fighting Off Cybercrimes in 2020

Cybercrime in Australia is rising and becoming sophisticated. While everyone is vulnerable, you can better avoid falling victim to online criminal activities when armed with the right knowledge and tools.

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How to Maintain a Car That You Seldom Drive

A car that's seldom used needs to be properly maintained or its components break down systematically. Here's what you can do to keep it in tip-top shape and ready for the future grind.

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Can SsangYong Musso Hold Its Own Against the Crowd-Favourites?

There's a new ute in town and it claims to be as strong and dependable yet more affordable than its rivals. Let's see how this South Korean workhorse fare against the crowd favourites.

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Financing and Monetary Assistance for Aussies After Covid-19

Various financing and monetary assistance programs were provided to Aussies in March when the nation was forced into lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus. Now that the people are slowly starting to come out and businesses are reopening again, are these programs still available? Let's find out.

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What is Capped Price Servicing?

Capped price servicing is one of the many programs offered by car manufacturers to help car owners manage the cost of vehicle ownership. Find out how it works.

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How Tradies Can Survive Covid-19

Tradies are among the millions of workers negatively affected by the economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the challenges, there are ways to keep the tradie business running and staying healthy while doing it.

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