News Archive for January 2023

January 2023

What is weel and how can it help your business

What is Weel and how can it help your business?

Weel is a platform for managing company spending, complete with virtual corporate cards, budgeting tools, a transaction feed that lets you view spending in real time, and easy integration with the accounting software of your choice. Read on for an overview of its features.

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Romantic travel destinations

Most romantic destinations for travellers in 2023

How ‘bout a little romance? Give them plane tickets, roses, and an award-winning travel insurance policy for any one of these romantic holiday classics. After all, who doesn’t love a sunset view, ice-cold champagne, and a comfy loveseat?

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Playstation store january 2023 sale big savings

PlayStation Store January 2023 Sale: Big savings

If there’s one thing that PlayStation knows how to do, it’s a sale. Throughout the course of the year, the PlayStation Store is known to hold several massive events where you can score huge discounts on games, add-ons and other gaming content.

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Australia s best insurance of 2023

Australia’s best insurance of 2023

Finding a great value insurance policy with all of the coverage and features you need can be a real headache-inducer, with the result that too many Australians spend too little time researching the best options for car, home, life and pet insurance each year.The barriers to comparing insurance can hit us in the hip-pocket too, with Mozo's research revealing that Aussies could be paying hundreds of dollars extra in premiums each year for like-for-like insurance policies depending on which insurer you choose.That's why every year, the Mozo experts put their 65 years of combined financial experience to use to assess Australia's best insurance policies for the Mozo Experts Choice Insurance Awards.^Over 300 policies spanning car, home, landlord, life and pet insurance were analysed by the Mozo judges to identify the best value and best quality options. Read on for our review of some of the standout winners for you to compare and consider here.

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How can i make the most out of sydney world pride with amex

How can I make the most out of Sydney WorldPride with Amex?

This year’s Mardi Gras is a little bit different, with Sydney scoring the honour of hosting the annual WorldPride festivities for 2023. With people from across the world coming together to celebrate diversity and pride for 17 days from February to March, it’s bound to be a party you won’t want to miss - and American Express is the principal sponsor.

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The chinese new year renewing your financial health in 2024

The Chinese New Year: Renewing your financial health in 2024

The Lunar New Year marks the transition of the Chinese zodiac sign from one animal to the next with 2024 seeing in the Year of the Wood Dragon. In Chinese culture, the Dragon is a symbol of natural courage, tenacity, and intelligence, often displaying enthusiasm and confidence.With the significant time of year being celebrated by Chinese and various other Asian countries, the yearly occasion is celebrated with traditional family feasts and festivities over a two week period. Much like the regular New Year, you’ll find resolutions and goals setting common place and a great way to make important changes to your personal and financial life. So if your intentions for the new year have fallen through, here’s your chance to wipe the slate clean for the Chinese New Year and do a “take two” on your intentions.Need a little help making wiser decisions that could help you create healthier financial habits? See our top picks for creating a more prosperous 2024 for you and your wallet.

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Should you ask for a pay rise this year

Should you ask for a pay rise in 2023?

If you’ve made the commitment to focus on your career and save more money in 2023, you might be hoping for a pay rise in the near future. With talk of an upcoming recession and the cost of living hitting eye-watering new heights, it’s easy to feel a little bleak about your career prospects right now. So we asked the big question for you: Is 2023 the year to ask for a raise?

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Challenger banks wage battle on big 4 for refinancers

Challenger banks wage battle on Big 4 for refinancers

If you’re one of the millions of mortgage holders who has built up substantial equity in your home,  you may not know it, but there is a battle taking place right now for your home loan. With home loan interest rates steadily increasing some challenger banks and lenders have been tweaking their home loans and are offering borrowers with low loan-to-value ratios (LVRs) lower interest rates, loyalty bonuses and even cashback in a bid to woo them away from the Big 4, where the current average^^ owner-occupier variable home loan rate sits at 7.29%.So, if you’ve been feeling the pinch of higher repayments lately and you’re likely to qualify for refinancing, take a closer look at what these loans have on offer to see how they stack up...

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Hot 100 suburbs in australia realestate com au

Hot 100 suburbs in Australian property market for 2024

Ready to become a home buyer? The Australian property market is a wonderful but volatile place. Home prices soared 5.5% last year nationwide and are expected to fly higher in 2024, despite high home loan interest rates.

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How to save on back to school essentials

How and where to save on back to school essentials

The back to school season can be a very expensive time. Having to replace outgrown or outworn uniforms and shoes, not to mention new school stationery and textbooks can really add up and cause a hole in your budget.

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Top 7 tips for your summer road trip in 2023

Top 7 tips for a summer road trip to remember

Australians are in for a hot and dry summer, according to the Bureau of Meteorology, meaning road-trippers might have to take some extra precautions in order to make their journeys memorable for the right reasons.

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Dog and cat ownership costs in australia

How much does it cost to own a cat or a dog in Australia?

Getting a dog or a cat can be a life-changing, rewarding – and expensive – experience. From food and toys to vaccinations and pet insurance, there are a lot of associated pet costs to consider. But how much of an investment are our pets?

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