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How to get your finances back on track after Easter

BudgetingSaving Tips

15 May 2019

How to get your finances back on track after Easter

The Easter break, coupled with school holidays can leave us exhausted – physically, and financially. After several weeks of outings, now’s the time to take a breath and make a plan to get your savings back on track. | Read more

How to update your home décor for autumn

Buying TipsOwning a Home

08 May 2019

How to update your home décor for autumn

Transform your home without breaking the bank | Read more

How to start a countertop veggie patch

Owning a HomeTop Story

06 May 2019

How to start a countertop veggie patch

You don’t need a huge backyard to create a veggie patch. Armed with the right information, you can create a thriving veggie patch on your countertop. Here’s how. | Read more

Styling your home for Summer

Owning a HomeStarting Over

14 January 2019

Styling your home for Summer

Redecorating your home can be a fun task, especially when you can do it without breaking the bank. Here are some cheap ways to style your home this summer. | Read more

Three financial goals to set for 2019

BudgetingSaving TipsTop Story

07 January 2019

Three financial goals to set for 2019

With the New Year upon us, now is the perfect time to set some financial goals. Below are our top three tips to help you spend less, save more and manage your money better during 2019. | Read more

Should you buy or build?

Building A HomeBuying Tips

19 December 2018

Should you buy or build?

Here’s how you should tackle this age-old question | Read more

19 December 2018

Should you buy or build?

Storage solutions for small spaces

Owning a Home

12 December 2018

Storage solutions for small spaces

If you’re a small-space dweller, you’ve likely struggled finding enough storage for your stuff at one point or another. | Read more

What you need to know about property inspections

Buying TipsFirst Home BuyersTop Story

19 October 2018

What you need to know about property inspections

A building inspection can not only save you money by working out what improvements your potential new home needs, it can also be the factor which decides whether or not you go ahead and buy. Noel Flounders from Adelaide Property Inspections provid... | Read more

How to pet proof your new home

First Home BuyersOwning a Home

19 September 2018

How to pet proof your new home

Keep your home free from pet destruction with these quick and simple steps | Read more

19 September 2018

How to pet proof your new home

What is CPI and how does it affect your loan?

Home LoansOwning a Home

28 March 2018

What is CPI and how does it affect your loan?

Have you seen this acronym pop up, but have no idea what it means? We’ll explain what CPI actually is, and how it can affect your loan. | Read more

Terms busted for first home buyers

Buying TipsFirst Home Buyers

30 November 2017

Terms busted for first home buyers

The terms you need to understand when buying your first home. | Read more

How to plug the leaks in your household budget

BudgetingSaving Tips

01 November 2017

How to plug the leaks in your household budget

Here’s the most common leaks in your household budget, and how to fix them | Read more

How technology could be sabotaging your savings

BudgetingSaving Tips

09 October 2017

How technology could be sabotaging your savings

Technology and innovation has changed the way we buy, shop and bank. But is it ruining your finances? | Read more

The ultimate spring clean

Owning a Home

07 September 2017

The ultimate spring clean

Follow these simple tips to declutter your home this spring. | Read more

07 September 2017

The ultimate spring clean

What comes first - the baby or the first home?

BudgetingFirst Home BuyersHome LoansSaving Tips

24 August 2017

What comes first - the baby or the first home?

In the 70s the ‘norm’ was to marry, buy your first and for women to have a baby in their early 20s. But times have changed! | Read more

Budgeting made easy

BudgetingBuying TipsSaving Tips

18 May 2017

Budgeting made easy

Having trouble making and sticking to a budget? We’ve found 5 useful money management apps which are sure to get your budgeting back on track! | Read more

18 May 2017

Budgeting made easy

First home buyers guide to the Federal Budget

BudgetingFirst Home Buyers

12 May 2017

First home buyers guide to the Federal Budget

Find out the Federal Budget measures that will impact first home buyers in Australia. | Read more

Renovate or buy new - what you need to know

BudgetingBuying Tips

08 May 2017

Renovate or buy new - what you need to know

It is the question many home buyers face. Should they buy a brand new or newly renovated home, or a run down property and renovate? Here are the things to consider. | Read more

Energy saving tips you need to know before this winter

Owning a HomeSaving Tips

02 May 2017

Energy saving tips you need to know before this winter

With winter only a few weeks away, it’s now more important than ever to know how to avoid an electricity bill blow out. Here are some tips to help combat soaring electricity prices. | Read more

The up and coming Adelaide suburbs for first home buyers

Buying TipsFirst Home Buyers

21 April 2017

The up and coming Adelaide suburbs for first home buyers

Here are the Adelaide suburbs first home buyers should be looking at. | Read more

The perfect plants for your indoor space

Owning a Home

18 April 2017

The perfect plants for your indoor space

Indoor plants are a great way to transform a space and bring life to your home. Check out a few of our favourite plants for the perfect spot in your home. | Read more

Where's the best place in Australia for first-time buyers?

Finding A HomeFirst Home Buyers

11 April 2017

Where's the best place in Australia for first-time buyers?

Where you live has a huge impact on how easy it is to break into the housing market. So where is the best place in Australia for first-time buyers? | Read more

Property you can buy around the world for Adelaide prices

Finding A HomeHome Loans

28 March 2017

Property you can buy around the world for Adelaide prices

How much house can you buy around the world for $440,000 – metropolitan Adelaide’s median house price? Here’s the answer | Read more

Should you lend for love?

Borrowing TipsFirst Home Buyers

10 March 2017

Should you lend for love?

Should parents lend to first home buyers and what are the risks of this act of love? | Read more

Home or wedding – what would you choose?

BudgetingBuying TipsFirst Home Buyers

01 March 2017

Home or wedding – what would you choose?

Buying your first home and getting married are two of the biggest financial commitments a couple can make together. What would you choose? | Read more

The five home truths every parent should share

BudgetingBuying TipsFirst Home Buyers

21 February 2017

The five home truths every parent should share

We have the top five pieces of home buying advice every parent should teach their children. | Read more

Rent vs buy? The evidence you can't ignore

BudgetingBuying Tips

15 February 2017

Rent vs buy? The evidence you can't ignore

It’s an age-old debate - are you financially better off to rent or buy a home? | Read more

How to buy a home when you don't earn a lot

BudgetingBuilding A HomeBuying TipsOwning a Home

02 February 2017

How to buy a home when you don't earn a lot

There's an idea out there that you need to be a university graduate to afford a home, but it isn't true... here's how you can buy a home on a moderate to low income. | Read more

6 tips to keep your kids' room mess-free

Owning a Home

26 January 2017

6 tips to keep your kids' room mess-free

Does it feel like you spend hours putting away toys? We've got some tips to help tame the bedroom mess. | Read more

Genius K-mart hacks to style your home on a budget

BudgetingSaving Tips

24 January 2017

Genius K-mart hacks to style your home on a budget

Need to give your home decor a lift, but don't have lots of cash to play with? We've found the best K-mart hacks to give you some homes-peration, on a budget. | Read more

Save thousands when buying your home

Buying TipsFirst Home Buyers

23 January 2017

Save thousands when buying your home

When buying a home, the lower the interest rate on your home loan the better - right? | Read more

6 ways to pay off your home loan sooner

Borrowing TipsBuying TipsHome LoansOwning a Home

23 January 2017

6 ways to pay off your home loan sooner

Paying off your home loan doesn't need to take a lifetime. We've got some tips to reduce your loan term, and pay off your mortgage sooner. | Read more

Who had it harder buying a home - you or your parents?

BudgetingBuying TipsSaving Tips

12 January 2017

Who had it harder buying a home - you or your parents?

Generational conflict between Gen Y and the Baby Boomers on who had it harder when it comes to buying your first home is alive and well in Australia. | Read more

Want your own home in 2017? Start planning now!

Buying TipsFirst Home Buyers

02 January 2017

Want your own home in 2017? Start planning now!

If your heart is set on buying a home in 2017 we’ve got some advice on how to realise your dream.   | Read more

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