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Refinance and Refinancing

Refinancing Explained

Refinancing is a term we hear more and more these days, but what does it actually mean? Below is refinancing explained Basically refinancing is where

Credit Card Debt Trap
Credit Card Consolidation

Credit Card Debt Trap

Australians spent late 2009 on a credit card bender which has led to a 25% leap in work for debt collectors. Don’t fall into the

reasons to consolidate debt
Debt Consolidation

Why Consolidate Debt?

For people who are suffering from financial stress, a loan for debt consolidation may be the perfect solution.  A debt consolidation loan can offer the

Advantages of Refinancing
Refinance and Refinancing

Advantages of Refinancing

Refinancing refers to the process of paying off your current loan with a second loan. If the timing is right for you, refinancing can be a very beneficial exercise and may ultimately save you thousands.

how to grow your savings
Debt Management

Cut Costs and Grow Your Savings

The world might be slowly coming out of a recession, however, many people are still struggling to make ends meet. This could be largely due to a lot of people being made redundant, and still looking for work or only working part-time due to fewer job opportunities.

Generation Y Become Cautious Investors
Financial Planning

Generation Y Become Cautious Investors

Once known as being among the most adventurous and carefree of all investors, those born in and after 1980 have suddenly become more conservative than their baby boomer parents.

Celebrity Lifestyles Create Debt for Young Australians
Personal Loans

Celebrity Lifestyles Create Debt for Young Australians

A recent study conducted on the rise of celebrity culture in Australia, reveals that almost 90% of young Aussie woman feel that they are expected to match the idealised images and designer wardrobes of the celebrities.

start a savings habit
Financial Planning

Start a Savings Habit

Many people find it very difficult to save. Any money they get they seem to spend. If this sounds like you, fear not. Below are some helpful tips to kick start your savings habit.

Debt Consolidation
Credit Card Consolidation

Consolidate Your Credit Card Debt

Consolidate your credit card debt could be one of the smartest decisions you will ever make. Get on top of credit card debt Credit card

Why Get A Debt Consolidation Loan?
Debt Consolidation

Why Get A Debt Consolidation Loan?

A debt consolidation loan is one single loan taken out in order to pay off multiple debts. The right debt consolidation loan will reduce your monthly payments and hopefully the interest rate you are currently paying.

economic downturn
Debt Management

Don’t Carry Debt in an Economic Downturn

Currently we are facing an economic downturn. In the final quarter of 2008 there were 1,991 debt agreements signed. According to ITSA this figure is up 37.12% on December 2007.