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16 articles written by Bria Horne

Bank Accounts

14 fun ways to make money

Laugh & Get Rich Day on February 8 is a day that celebrates the physical and mental healing benefits derived from laughter. How can you laugh and get rich?

Savings Accounts

How to save over $6,000 in 2019

Is your wallet feeling a little flat after the festive season? Do you have a savings goal in mind for your New Year’s resolution? Luckily, we’re here to help.

Investment Funds

How to make money from the sharing economy in 2019

Millions of Aussies use the sharing economy to supplement their income, with one in ten Australians using it to significantly boost their earnings.

Savings Accounts

Where to see the 2018 NYE fireworks

There’s no bigger night of the year for fireworks in Australia than NYE. Wherever you are or are planning to go to celebrate, we’ve put together a list of the best spots to see the sky light up for the night.

Credit Cards

Everything you need to know about the 2018 Boxing Day sales

Last year we outlined where to find the top malls and shops across Australia. This year, for those who want to avoid the crowds, we’re going to show you where to look to find the best deals online.

Bank Accounts

"Unacceptable delays" in financial breach reporting, says ASIC

Australia's financial institutions are in the wrong, as ASIC cites "serious and unacceptable delays" for identifying and correcting breaches of the law.

Credit Cards

Fitness First pays weighty fine for scaling up surcharges

Fitness First Australia has had to pay a $12,600 penalty, as a result of allegedly charging excessive surcharges on direct debits from their customers.

Savings Accounts

More Aussies facing financial stress

According to ME’s latest Household Financial Comfort Report more and more Aussies are feeling the pinch and are either being forced to bust open their piggy banks or resort to credit cards and loans just to make ends meet.

Home Loans

Dwelling values continue to decline Australia-wide.

The price of dwellings in Australia continues to drop nationwide, with some major cities seeing declines in value for over a decade.

Car Loans

Second-hand car costs drop as debt reporting fees fall

Things like buying a second-hand car securely just got a little bit cheaper. The costs of checking whether the car you’re thinking of purchasing has any money owing on it, has been written off or been reported stolen, have been reduced as of the 1st August 2018.