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Kate Wick

How to reach financial goals

If you're saving for a holiday, a new car or even a home deposit, it can help to have pointers to guide you.

Savings Accounts

31 Jul, 2014

4 min read

How to reach financial goals
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Cost-cutting tips for homeowners

Signing up for a 30-year home loan is just the tip of the home ownership iceberg - the bills and basic household costs can stretch even the most money savvy's budget.

Savings Accounts

13 Jul, 2014

3 min read

Cost-cutting tips for homeowners
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Saving milestones to hit before you're 40

What savings milestones should you hit by 40? We've got a sensible option, as well as one that's a bit more fun, which will require a special savings account.

Savings Accounts

06 Jul, 2014

3 min read

Saving milestones to hit before you're 40
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Five smart ways to spend your tax return

The new financial year has arrived and there's probably one thing on your mind: Getting your tax return done on time. And why wouldn't you? Doing a return could give a nice boost to your savings account.

Savings Accounts

02 Jul, 2014

3 min read

Five smart ways to spend your tax return
Kate Cowling

5 tips to revamp your finances

Are you stuck in a debt trap or simply failing to make a dent in your savings account? Now may be the time to take a close look at your finances - it's never too late to improve your money habits. But where should you start? Here are five tips to revamp your finances.

Savings Accounts

10 Apr, 2014

3 min read

5 tips to revamp your finances
Kate Wick

Saving money won't cost you the earth

With Earth Hour casting darkness over the world this weekend - in the name of environmental conservation - we thought it would be fitting to share with you some of our RateCity user's savings tips - a lot of which are quirky but clever.

Savings Accounts

27 Mar, 2014

3 min read

Saving money won't cost you the earth
Kate Cowling

How to set up an emergency fund

Being financially prepared for an emergency is critically important in ensuring you can ride out any unforeseen events, but it is also a helpful strategy in securing the long-term health of your finances and minimising financial stress.

Savings Accounts

13 Feb, 2014

3 min read

How to set up an emergency fund
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Are these the world's wackiest ways to save?

From reusing tea bags to freezing credit cards in a brick of ice - these tips could help you save money, and even win some!

Savings Accounts

20 Jan, 2014

4 min read

Are these the world's wackiest ways to save?
Kate Cowling

Ten tips for a financial fresh start

Despite low interest rates, stress levels are rising among Australian households, new research shows. We look at 10 simple steps to regain control of your money and take the stress out of your finances.

Savings Accounts

05 Sep, 2013

3 min read

Ten tips for a financial fresh start
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Money tips to empower women

Becoming smart about money and planning for the future should be a priority - here's how.

Savings Accounts

06 Jun, 2013

3 min read

Money tips to empower women
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Money mantras for families to live by

Read on for our guide to raising money conscience children that will help mum and dad, too.

Savings Accounts

10 Mar, 2013

4 min read

Money mantras for families to live by
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Ten ways to save on grocery shopping

10 great ideas for reducing the cost of feeding the family and outsmarting supermarket marketing traps.

Savings Accounts

03 Mar, 2013

5 min read

Ten ways to save on grocery shopping