News Archive for November 2022

November 2022

You can score up to 5000 cashback for refinancing

You can score up to $5,000 cashback for refinancing

If rising repayments have you itching to switch on your home loan, you’re not alone. Refinancers are in high demand, with lenders bringing out all the stops to win over eligible borrowers. You could walk away from your refinancing with a bonus of more than $3,000 in your pocket.

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Christmas postal deadlines have arrived

Christmas postal deadlines have arrived

The silly season has officially arrived and with Christmas Day just around the corner, the more you’re prepared, the smoother things will go, particularly when it comes to gift-giving.Christmas is the perfect time to remind your friends and family that you’re thinking of them, but we all lead busy lives and sometimes there’s nothing like the convenience of sending your gifts via post. Especially with the surge in online shopping, it’s wise to plan ahead, particularly if you want your gifts to arrive before Christmas Day.Fortunately, Australia Post has released the cut-off dates to help you plan ahead and make sure that your loved ones get their gifts on time. So if you plan to send your Christmas prezzies via mail, whether it be Regular (Parcel) or Express Post, be sure to check out the postal deadlines for your part of the country.

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5 sustainable ways to give this Christmas

The idea of sustainability and being eco-friendly has been a popular concept that has taken off over the last few years and for very good reason. Aside from the aspect of saving by reusing and recycling, the idea of creating something that is sustainable can have a positive impact on many facets of life including the environment and the impact we have on our precious planet, as well as having a positive effect on the back pocket.But if you’re not exactly a green thumb by nature, we’ve put together a few simple tips on a more sustainable approach to Christmas gift giving this year, and you might just be surprised at how easy and rewarding making eco-friendly pressies can be.

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Best travel destinations for 2023 from lonely planet

Lonely Planet's best travel destinations for 2023

The new year approaches fast, and with it comes annual leave, holidays, and wanderlust. So if you’re looking for inspiration for destinations to visit in 2023, here are some hot recommendations from Lonely Planet’s best-in-travel list.

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How much is your commute costing you

How much is your commute costing you?

Returning to the office has had a major impact on the wallets of Aussies in more than one way. The cost of commuting is one of those things we tend to absorb and deal with as a reality of everyday life, but how much exactly is the commute costing you?

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Christmas home and contents insurance dangers

7 household dangers to watch out for this Christmas

Ah, Christmastime. Mistletoe and wine – and an increased risk of household fires. Oddly, this festive season may be a great time to revisit your home and contents insurance and get across all the limits and exclusions you need to know – before your friends and relatives descend.

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10 tips for finding success as an investor

We’ve all got different ideas of what financial success looks like. There might be a dollar figure you want to reach, you might want a passive income for retirement, or maybe you’re trying to knock Warren Buffet off his gilded perch.

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November 2022 financial checklist

November 2022 Financial Checklist

November’s here, folks! And with just seven weeks until Christmas, time is of the essence to get yourself organised for the silly season. Luckily, your fave monthly read is here to help get you through!

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November home loans snapshot cash rate continues to increase

November home loans snapshot

The Reserve Bank of Australia lifted interest rates by 0.25% in November, marking the seventh consecutive month of monetary policy tightening.

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Reserve bank interest rates

RBA hikes rates by 0.25% in November meeting

The Reserve Bank of Australia’s war on inflation enters its seventh month, with the Board lifting official interest rates by 0.25 basis points to 2.85 per cent at its November meeting today.

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