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Articles with ideas, tips and tricks to help you manage your money and reach your financial goals sooner.

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Four tips for managing your credit card balance

How to manage your credit card responsibly

Using balance transfers, repayment frequency and other tools to help reduce your limit and keep your credit card debt under control.

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The truth about good debt

The right kind of debt can play a positive role in our financial future

As we progress through life, borrowing money can be a key strategy in building a stronger financial future.

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New year, new finances

Taking stock of your finances should be a priority for everyone

The new year is here, and there’s no better time to take stock of your finances.

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Consider debt consolidation

Information to help you stay on top of your debts

To make debt consolidation work for you in the long run, there are some important things to keep in mind.

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The global threat of scams

How to help you identify and protect yourself from the ongoing threat of scams

We’ve handpicked the best hints, tips and resources to help you identify and protect yourself from the ongoing threat of scams.

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How to increase your borrowing power

How to increase your borrowing power

Maximise your borrowing capacity

In need of a little extra to buy your dream home? We have some tips to help you maximise your borrowing power.

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Tax and your defacto relationship

Know what you and your partner can claim together

There are a few differences between filing taxes as a single and a defacto. Here are some of the basics.

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Keeping tax time stress free

Don't let tax-time anxiety get the better of you

If you're worried about what you need to complete your tax return, fear not. We've got five tips to get you started.

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Your credit score and credit report – what they are and why they matter

Do you know what's in your credit report, or what your credit score is?

Think of your credit report and credit score as your star rating.

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Five tax tips for nurses and midwives

Make the most of your refund this year

Tax time doesn’t have to be overwhelming and can actually be quite an easy process if you have everything organised and have a good understanding of what you need to do ahead of time.

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Five ways to save while shopping online

Tips for being a savvy online shopper

Make the most out of your online shopping trip with our handy tips for saving at the checkout.

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What you need to know about taking out a personal loan

Here are some basics to get you started

Whether it’s booking a much needed break, buying a new car or furnishing your home, personal loans can help you get there faster!

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A woman sitting on the floor with her laptop, phone and notebook working out her budget to take control of her finances with a personal loan.

Taking control of debt with a personal loan

Juggling multiple debts can be difficult

Consolidating smaller debts with a personal loan is a great way to take control of your finances.

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Four tips for managing your credit card balance

New credit reporting rules are making it all the more important to be responsible with your credit cards

Positive credit reporting is changing how your spending habits affect your ability to access credit. Here’s why.

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When was the last time you checked your home loan rate?

Regularly checking your home loan interest rate can help you save over the life of your loan – when was the last time you checked yours?

Once you’ve signed the dotted line on your home loan, it’s easy to think you won’t need to look at it again. But it’s important to remember that you still have options.

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