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Choosing a credit card deal that works for you

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Thinking about applying for a credit card? It'll pay to choose the right deal for your needs and financial situation, not just the first one you come across.

Saving for your wedding with a bad credit report

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Are you trying to save for a wedding but finding it tough due to bad debts hanging over your head? It'll pay to sort your finances before you set a date for the big day.

Setting (and sticking to) a budget tailored to your needs

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Have you struggled to create a budget that you can stick to before? It's not about restricting yourself, it's about knowing where your money is going.

Are Australians getting smarter about credit?

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New research has indicated that Australians are paying off their credit cards faster than they are accruing in new transactions.

Are you in control of your money?

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The most recent wave of results from the ASIC financial behaviour tracker has some interesting revelations: Is Australia dealing with its financial situation?

Is an interest-only home loan right for you?

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An interest-only mortgage can have benefits for certain property buyers, but is it the right option for your circumstances? Let's take a closer look.

The future of Australian lending

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The face of lending in Australia is changing. Could your credit file now be the most important document to help you get a better deal?

3 things you need to look out for with your new loan

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The world of lending can be an intensely complicated place, which is why it's so important to know how to keep your credit file safe.

What does the future hold for credit cards?

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The future is full of wonders - and not a little bit of science fiction. We take a look at what innovations could be set to strike the world of credit cards.

Reserve Bank of Australia reduces payment surcharges

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New rules from the Reserve Bank of Australia could help you stay on top of your credit card debt through the reduction of credit card surcharges.

3 budgeting pitfalls that no one avoids

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How is your 2016 budget going so far? Here are a few handy tips and tricks to avoid common pitfalls that nearly everyone encounters.

Creating a realistic budget: Part 1

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Want to kick start your budgeting journey, but don't know how? Come and take a look as we break down the process into simple steps.

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