How to conduct an end of year review of your personal finances

26 Dec 2023

As the year draws to a close, you may find yourself reflecting on the year and what you have achieved. This is also a great time to revisit your personal finances to check in on the goals you set at the beginning of the year and review how you managed your expenses over the year. To help you get started with your end of year personal financial review, we have prepared a few areas of your finances you may like to revisit.

Saving for a big purchase: Effective strategies to try

06 Nov 2023

Preparing to make a big purchase can be both an exciting and daunting experience. You may be wondering about saving for your big purchase and how to budget for something like a new car or new house (for example). There are a few strategies to try that could help you save for your big expense and ensure you’re equipped to handle any ongoing maintenance or expenses associated with your big purchase.

A student’s guide to living on a budget

18 Oct 2023

Anyone who’s spent many years of their life studying tertiary qualifications knows that living on a tight budget is key to getting the most bang for your buck. Budgeting as a student can be a little trickier as you often don’t have a regular source of income but still have living expenses to consider. Let’s take a look at some saving tips for students to help you keep on top of your spending and make the most of your time as a student.

Money saving habits: 5 expenses to cut down on

27 Jul 2023

It’s no secret that we could all find ways to cut down on our expenses and implement some money saving habits. This can sometimes be easier said than done, though. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of ways that may help to save money, so you can minimise time on researching saving tips and get straight to making these strategies work for you.

A guide to choosing the perfect boat for your needs

25 May 2023

So, you’re ready to turn that dream into a reality – owning your very own boat! Maybe it’s your first ever boat or maybe you’re looking for an upgrade; whatever the circumstances, we bet you have a bunch of questions to ask before picking the right boat for you. Before you start searching for the best boat loan rates, we’ve created this guide which will take you through the process from start to finish to ensure you walk away with the boat that will meet your needs