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Alex Ritchie

Personal Finance Editor

Must-have sustainable home upgrades that everyone needs for the future (and how to finance them)

Whether you’re looking for new ways to go green in your home, or to future-proof your property investment with technology-driven improvements, there are a number of sustainable upgrades worth considering.

Personal Loans

12 Aug, 2022

5 min read

Must-have sustainable home upgrades that everyone needs for the future (and how to finance them)
Georgia Brown

Personal Finance Editor

Beat the spring renovation rush with August’s top personal loans

New research has revealed that 40 per cent of Australian homeowners have existing repairs requiring the attention of a tradesperson, while 46 per cent admit they would delay a repair because it’s ‘liveable’.

Personal Loans

04 Aug, 2022

2 min read

Beat the spring renovation rush with August’s top personal loans
Alex Ritchie

Personal Finance Editor

Could solar panels help your property value?

There's a growing trend of homes being sold with solar panels. Homeowners are not only prioritising renewable energy but may be willing to pay more for a home that already has the infrastructure in place.

Personal Loans

25 Jul, 2022

6 min read

Could solar panels help your property value?
Georgia Brown

Personal Finance Editor

Catch up on your new year’s resolutions with July’s top personal loans

If you’ve found yourself halfway through 2022 with a list of untouched goals, this month’s top-rated personal loans could give you the push you need.

Personal Loans

06 Jul, 2022

3 min read

Catch up on your new year’s resolutions with July’s top personal loans
Georgia Brown

Personal Finance Editor

Satisfy your wanderlust with June’s top personal loans

If you’re hoping to join the many Australians who have made travel bookings in recent months, June’s top-rated personal loans could help.

Personal Loans

02 Jun, 2022

3 min read

Satisfy your wanderlust with June’s top personal loans
Georgia Brown

Personal Finance Editor

How May’s top personal loans could help you avoid a hefty energy bill

Thinking about installing rooftop solar to cut down on rising energy bills? Get the ball rolling by comparing this month’s top green personal loans to help you finance the project.

Personal Loans

06 May, 2022

2 min read

How May’s top personal loans could help you avoid a hefty energy bill
Alex Ritchie

Personal Finance Editor

How will rate hikes affect personal loans?

There’s been much talk of the Reserve Bank of Australia hiking the cash rate potentially multiple times. And while discussions are typically reserved for home loans, you may be wondering if a rate hike will impact your personal loan?

Personal Loans

29 Apr, 2022

4 min read

How will rate hikes affect personal loans?
Alex Ritchie

Personal Finance Editor

Finance your renovation dreams with some of April's top personal loans

If you’ve spent the last two pandemic years at home and daydreaming of making repairs or updating your home, you may be able to finance your goals through a personal loan. Discover some of April's top personal loans today.

Personal Loans

04 Apr, 2022

2 min read

Finance your renovation dreams with some of April's top personal loans
Georgia Brown

Personal Finance Editor

Turn your daydreams into reality with March’s top-rated personal loans

Whether you’ve been waiting to visit loved ones in Perth or New Zealand, or are just simply itching for a well-deserved holiday, comparing personal loan options could help you on your way.

Personal Loans

08 Mar, 2022

2 min read

Turn your daydreams into reality with March’s top-rated personal loans
Mark Bristow

Personal Finance Editor

How could Australia exiting coal affect energy prices?

AGL Energy recently turned down an offer by Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes and asset manager Brookfield to buy the energy provider in order to accelerate its exit from coal power stations. But hypothetically, how could a faster switch to greener energy affect your power bill?

Personal Loans

21 Feb, 2022

3 min read

How could Australia exiting coal affect energy prices?
Alex Ritchie

Personal Finance Editor

One-third of Aussie households have solar panels - top green loans to get your solar journey started

Almost one-third of Australian households now have solar panels. If you're considering installing solar, it may be worth comparing the top-rated green personal loans to help finance your goal.

Personal Loans

16 Feb, 2022

2 min read

One-third of Aussie households have solar panels - top green loans to get your solar journey started
Georgia Brown

Personal Finance Editor

Record number of Aussies install rooftop solar in 2021

New figures released by the Australian Government’s Clean Energy Regulator (CER) suggest that approximately 380,000 rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) installations occurred in Australia last year, an increase from 370,226 in 2020.

Personal Loans

10 Feb, 2022

2 min read

Record number of Aussies install rooftop solar in 2021