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how to improve home loan serviceability
PROPERTY

Five ways to increase your borrowing power for a home

With property prices soaring, knowing how to improve your home loan serviceability can be the difference between getting the keys or being shown the door. What is home loan serviceability? Lenders essentially make a business investment every time they ... More
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The early retirement devotees setting Australia on FIRE

If you want some help with saving money, find inspiration among the growing champions of savings: the FIREs. The followers of the popular personal finance movement, FIRE, which stands for financially independent, retire early are prodigious social media ... More
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INVESTING

Alex Dunnin reveals where he would invest $10k

Where would you invest $10,000 ? We spoke to eight finance experts to find out what they would do with such a windfall. If the COVID-19 crisis has taught us anything, it's that life can throw up curveballs when you least expect it. It's also ... More
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How to choose the best mobile phone for your kids

Almost 50% of children aged 6-13 now own or use a mobile phone, with one in three owning the phone they use, according to the 2019 Kids and Mobiles Interactive Report from the Australian Communications and Media Authority. Allowing children the use ... More
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Nine clever hacks to stay on budget in a COVID Christmas

This Christmas will perhaps be our most important one ever - the chance to regroup and express gratitude for everything we still have in our lives, after a year marred by bushfires and COVID-19. While it won't be business as usual, these tips will ... More
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