News Archive for June 2022

June 2022

Aussie spending habits shift as millennials take over

Aussie spending habits shift as millennials take over

Results are out for the 2021 Census and Millennials now make up 21.5% of the Aussie population, set to overtake the similar proportion of Baby Boomers. Long teased for their penchant for avocado toast and ‘killing’ industries, millennials are now aged 25-39 and how they spend their money is no laughing matter.

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Tips for lowering your heating costs this winter

Tips for lowering your heating costs this winter

Interest rates keep on rising, petrol is at an all time high and let’s not talk about the price of buying a head of iceberg lettuce, and of course to follow suit;  the rising price of energy.With inflation hitting its highest level since the 80s, more and more Aussies are needing to buckle down this winter and make wiser choices when it comes to their home heating, considering that heating and hot water costs tend to make up about half of your energy bill.To help you out, here are some money-saving tips and tricks to help your budget go further whilst keeping your family and abode cosy this season.

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Will the rba hike the cash rate in july 2022

Home loan costs skyrocketing: will the RBA hike the cash rate in July?

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has responded swiftly to soaring economic inflation, hiking the official cash rate 0.75% in the last two months alone. The movements brought interest rates back up to pre-pandemic levels and spelled much anxiety for home loan borrowers, many of whom were already feeling the squeeze from the rising cost of living.

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Eofy changes to watch out for this year

Family budget check: new savings and costs to consider from July 1

With a new financial year fast approaching, many Australian businesses and government bodies have announced changes to their laws, taxes, fees, and benefits, many of which could affect you personally. Here’s the good and bad news of everything you need to know for your household budget.

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Eofy mobile phone plan deals

EOFY mobile phone plan deals for 2022

The end of the financial year sale is upon us. It’s at this time of the year that we start to see plenty of cracking deals emerge across all sorts of products, like NBN50 and mobile phone plans.

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Are plants covered by home and contents insurance

Are plants covered by home & contents insurance?

Maybe you’re a green witch or humble plant guardian. Either way, your prized collection of blooms, succulents, and ferns deserves utmost protection and care. But are they covered by home and contents insurance?

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Aldimobile launch super pack phone plan with 1000gb data

ALDImobile launch ‘Super Pack’ phone plan with 1000GB data

ALDImobile has launched a limited-time offer for a prepaid mobile phone plan that includes 1,000GB of data for $499. It’s the largest data inclusion in ALDI’s ‘1 Year Super Pack’ range, which starts at 15GB for $99. The offer is available from 15 June to 28 June 2022.

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Ways to invest your money to meet your financial goals

Ways to invest your money to meet your financial goals

When it comes to investing, especially if you’re a newbie investor, there can be a lot to take in. From investing in stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), to government bonds, fixed interest investments like term deposits, and even property, there are loads of different ways you can invest your money. So, where (and how) do you start investing?

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Top 6 travel tips for your european summer getaway

Top 6 travel tips for your European summer getaway

Winter is well and truly here in Australia, which explains why it’s been that little bit harder to roll out of our cosy beds in the mornings. If that’s the case, then I’ve got a little something which might help to warm you up – or at least reheat your sense of adventure.

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Macquarie wins award for australia s best bank

Macquarie wins award for Australia’s Best Bank

It’s that time of year again, where our expert team of judges analyse data to find the top Australian banking providers. And Macquarie Bank has been crowned Australia’s Best Bank in the 2022 Mozo Experts Choice Best Banking Awards.

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What is amazon prime day everything you need to know about this year s event

Best Amazon Prime Day Deals 2023

Attention Amazon Prime members, Amazon Prime Day 2 (officially known as Amazon Big Deal Days) has started! So, let's have a look at the details and the best deals on offer.

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Score a deal for eofy with these credit card offers

Score a deal for EOFY with these credit card offers

Coming to the close of the financial year, spending sure can be tempting and credit cards often get a workout. A 2021 Mozo study found that 81% of Aussie shoppers surveyed were prepared to shop big come tax time, ready to drop money on big ticket work expenses at EOFY discounted prices.

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Low rate home loans hit list

The low rate home loan hit-list: April 2024

Off the back of relentless rate rises last year, there's never been a better time to compare your current home loan against the best on market and see how much you could save by switching home loans in 2024.

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Unlimited broadband plans currently offering sales in june

EOFY deals on broadband plans

There is nothing worse than your TV show or movie constantly buffering or your important work video call dropping out. This is why you always need a strong and reliable internet connection.

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Nab enters the buy now pay later world

NAB enters the buy now pay later world

Chances are, you've used a Buy Now Pay Later platform. Whether it was Afterpay, Zip Pay, Paypal Pay in 4, or another BNPL provider, Aussies love the ability to split their payments and pay back their purchases over time.

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Does hecs debt affect your credit score

Does HECS debt affect your credit score?

According to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), 2.85 million Australians had an outstanding HELP debt in the 2020 financial year. That’s a lot of people and a whole lot of debt.

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Aussies love of banking apps trumps social media

Aussies love of banking apps trumps social media!

Does it surprise you to learn that 66% of Australians now say they can’t live without their banking apps. In fact, a recent study by the Commonwealth Bank also reported that Australians are more likely to delete their social media apps than their banking ones.

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Energy bills set to sky rocket this winter here is why and how to cut costs

Energy bills set to sky-rocket this winter: here’s why and how to cut costs

Coming off the warmest Autumn since 2016, Australians are set to feel the chill over the coming winter months. For those of us in southerly states, it’s tempting to curl up beneath the heater and switch on the electric blanket. If the influx of talk about rising energy costs and soaring bills has you switching off at the source, we’re here to help you make sense of what’s going on.

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Can t keep up with the cost of living take a dive into the hidden expenses of your budget

Can’t keep up with the cost of living? Take a dive into the hidden expenses of your budget

Feeling the sting of higher prices? You’re not alone! The cost of living has hit a new high, and it turns out we’re paying for a lot more than just a more expensive world. With the latest statistics from the ABS revealing that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is now higher than it was during the 2008 financial crisis, we took a look at why exactly your dollar is struggling to stretch.

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June 2022 financial checklist

June 2022 Financial Checklist

Brrr! It’s time to whip out those winter coats and electric blankets. Winter is officially here, and it’s making sure everyone knows it!

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Cba joins digital home loan craze

CommBank backed digital home loan still turning heads

Designed to ‘undo’ your mortgage, it’s got a stellar variable rate of 5.99% p.a.  (5.90% p.a. comparison rate*) and a loyalty incentive that gives borrowers an extra 0.01% p.a. discount, every single year, for a maximum of 30 years. It also does away with pesky fees, charging zero application fees, account fees, change fees or exit fees.

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