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Home loan features

7/10/2020 · Approx. 2 min read

Home loans come with so many options these days that it is worthwhile taking a look at the features of each loan to see which one suits your specific needs. Offset account – the ability to save surplus funds within a separate…

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8/11/2022 · Approx. 3 min read  ·  Scams

Can you identify an investment scam?

New investors think they can spot an investment scam as easily as seasoned investors, but they’re also more likely to behave in ways that could increase their risk, new research shows. A survey commissioned by the…

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17/08/2022 · Approx. 2 min read  ·  Fraud and scams

Three common scams to watch out for

Have you ever received a text message that doesn’t look quite right? It may be advising of a delivery for something you did not order or promising quick cash if you click the link. Scams are…

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15/08/2022 · Approx. 2 min read  ·  Superannuation

Using super for a home deposit

Saving for a first home deposit is challenging for many buyers, given how quickly property prices have escalated in the past few years. The average home loan in Australia in 2021 was just shy of $600,000,…

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12/08/2022 · Approx. 3 min read  ·  Financial Planning

What does a financial planner do?

A financial planner or adviser is a qualified professional who helps clients set money goals and work towards achieving them. People see planners for many reasons. Some people want help with a one-off issue – like…

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11/11/2021 · Approx. 3 min read

5 tips to avoid falling victim to a scam

Startling new research released by the Customer Owned Banking Association (COBA) for Scams Awareness Week reveals that 8 in 10 people have experienced being approached by a cyber-criminal in the past two years, and of…

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4/01/2021 · Approx. 3 min read

money saving tips

Let’s face it: some people are better at saving than others. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t improve or get to where you need to go via a different route Ever noticed that some people…

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8/10/2020 · Approx. 2 min read  ·  Your first home

Guarantor

Becoming a guarantor for your children or family member may allow you to help a loved one achieve their financial goal of owning their own home. You can become a guarantor by using the equity…

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21/07/2020 · Approx. 2 min read

Online Security

To guard against unauthorised online transactions, we’ve provided some guidelines on how you can keep your money safe when using your Visa card, phone banking, internet banking and moneytree. It’s important to ensure that you keep…

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14/07/2020 · Approx. 2 min read

How to budget your money with the 50/20/30 guideline.

Whether you're a parent with two kids or a recent college grad working your first job, our 50/20/30 guideline can help you assess your budget. Our guideline breaks your budget down into three buckets (rather than…

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13/07/2020 · Approx. 1 min read

How to check your year to date interest earned

How to check your year to date interest earned. You can check the amount of interest you earned throughout the financial year both through Internet Banking and our moneytree app. Here’s how: Internet Banking Login using your…

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25/06/2020 · Approx. 3 min read

managing finances post covid

YFW Guide: How to Manage your Finances in a Post COVID world. Far be it from us to jump the gun, but there appears to be the faintest glimmer of cool, white, sanitised light at the…

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