We all know property prices are a lot higher than when our parents bought the family home. Still, there’s plenty of opportunities to get your foot in the real estate door. The hardest part for most is saving the dreaded home deposit. It can be a hard a long journey to get the desired amount but we guarantee the feeling of accomplishment when you get there is worth the hard yards.
We’ve collected a bunch of handy hints and tips to get you on your way!
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When borrowing money, be extremely suspicious if you’re asked to pay money upfront. Legitimate lenders will not ask you to pay anything upfront.
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Unclaimed money is money from lost bank accounts, shares, investments and life insurance policies where you forget to update your details after you move address.
All your bank accounts becomes unclaimed if it is inactive (no deposits or withdrawals) for more than 7 years. Even life insurance policies becomes unclaimed 7 years after it matures and is not claimed.
This unclaimed money is transferred to the Commonwealth of Australia Consolidated Revenue Fund by ASIC and available for the rightful owner to claim at any time. Best part is that there is no time limit on claims.
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Mother’s day is this Sunday! In case you’ve forgotten, we’ve compiled a list of some pretty sweet gift that are sure to win you some brownie points!
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Everyone loves a good holiday. Flights? Not so much….The travel can be long and uncomfortable which is made even worse when there’s no in-flight entertainment!
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It’s an exciting time when looking for buying a new car, but it can be intimidating looking through all the options and trying to work out what you need for your family. There are lots of makes, models and types of vehicles out there.
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We all like catching up with our friends, but it can be difficult when times are a tight. It seems like any outing ends up costing a fortune these days. If you go out to the pub with your mates you can easily be in for $100. Even most movie tickets are $18 a person!
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Did you know by making a few simple changes we can help get our health back on track and maybe save a little money too?
Regular exercise and healthy eating can have many benefits such as a weight loss, strengthening your bones and muscles and improving your overall mood. Healthy habits can help you save a little money too such as a veggie patch providing cheap food or walking the kids to school saving you petrol.
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The most romantic day of the year is nearly here and if you’re struggling to think of a gift or ways to celebrate or don’t have the dough to fund an extravagant idea, check out 10 ideas we’ve listed to help you out.
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