Welcome to Mozo's Tips & Tools zone, where we'll crunch your financial numbers, give you insider tips and bust that banking jargon to get you money savvy. From home loan calculators to budgeting tools, we've got you covered.
The first hurdle to managing your money is knowing where you're at. Our free calculators afford a clearer picture.
Possibly even more confusing than a bunch of money numbers are the words that purport to explain them.
So if you've been charged an inexplicable fee, or have all manner of terms and clauses in a banking contract, let Mozo bust your jargon jam.
Helpful as we are, you might want to check out some other sites around the place that can help with money matters.
This online currency converter has the latest worldwide currency rates and lets you perform currency conversions in a flash.
Get a free copy of your credit report at MyCreditFile and check your credit rating, which is used by lenders to assess your application for loans, credit cards, phone accounts and more.
The Government's first home owner scheme provides a one off grant of up to $21,000 to eligible first home owners. You can find all the details and even apply online.
Looking for lost super? The ATO's free online SuperSeeker service looks for your lost super in real time and finds possible matches. You can also do a more extensive lost super search over the phone.
If you want to consolidate your super by transferring it from one fund to another, here's a link to the ATO's superannuation portability form which you can download online.
ASIC's free online unclaimed money search tool will help you find money left in old bank accounts, company shares or life policies that you might have forgotten about or didn't even know you had.
If you need to make an official complaint against a banking, insurance or investment provider, the Financial Ombudsman is a free and independent dispute resolution service.
The Government has introduced new measures to make it easier for you to switch banks if you are not satisfied with your current one.
If you're saving for your first home, FIDO's new home saver account calculator and checklist can help you decide if this type of account is for you.
Our articles have all the info you need to minimise fees, max out your benefits and get your finances sorted.
A Galaxy Research survey commissioned by MasterCard as part of its submission to the Financial Systems Inquiry showed Australians are paying $1.6 billion annually in credit card surcharges.
With the recent release of the Commonwealth Bank’s smartphone ATM access, Westpac has launched its Emergency Cash feature, which enables customers to access their cash without an ATM card with just one phone call.
Buying a home is an expensive undertaking before the removalist truck has even arrived, especially when you take all the extra bills, home loan application fees and stamp duty into consideration.
Research from Roy Morgan showed Aldi now sits comfortably in the top 3 supermarkets in Australia with a 19% grocery market share, behind Woolworths at nearly 40% and Coles at around 34%. In the last eight years the discount supermarket quadrupled their customer base from under a million to 4.2 million in February 2014.
When then global financial crisis (GFC) made fiscal uncertainty the norm in 2008, term deposits became more than just a way to balance an investment portfolio.
Aussies could be in for a boost if the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) goes ahead with plans to cut the base interest rate next week, as analysts have predicted it will.
Many Aussies were bitterly disappointed when the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) decided not to lower interest rates earlier this month and it seems unlikely that any reductions will be seen until the new year.