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Refinancing to Renovate: What you need to know

Home | 4 min read

As property prices continue to soar, many Australians are left with the decision whether to renovate their current home, or move to a new property.

Investment properties: What you need to know

Wealth | 4 min read

If you’re interested in investing in property, here are some tips to help you decide if it’s the right option for you and how to make the most of it.

Home loan basics

Home | 5 min read

Everything you need to know when taking out a loan for the first time, or if you’re upsizing and taking out a new loan.

How interest works

Personal | 4 min read

You might have come across the word ‘interest’ when browsing things like savings accounts, credit cards, personal loans & home loans. But what is it?

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Home loan glossary

Home | 5 min read

Thinking about buying a house or just curious to see how it all works? Think of us as a one-stop shop for all your burning questions.

Top 5 questions on home loans

Home | 8 min read

We get questions about home loans all the time - some more than others. Here’s the top 5 questions you’re asking about home loans.

Make it count with Too Peas in a Podcast

Lifestyle | 6 min read

We’ve created Make it Count. A family finance podcast that empowers families to have financial conversations at home.

Future gazing

Wealth | 4 min read

Setting your kids up with a firm financial foundation is a priority for many parents. So where do you start?

Get into your own home sooner

You may be eligible for a Government Grant or Scheme.

How to make the most of record low interest rates

Home loans | 5 min read

The current record low cash rate has brought with it some gob smackingly low mortgage deals.

How to pay off your mortgage faster

Home loans | 6 min read

For many homeowners, mortgage repayments are part and parcel of having a house. But how can you pay off your mortgage faster? 

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How to develop better habits early on

Kids and money | 4 min read

Did you know that kids as young as three are able to grasp the core concepts of saving and spending? By the age of seven we’ve already started forming money habits.

Here are some tips to get the conversation started in your household.

How to improve my financial wellbeing

Financial wellbeing | 6 min read

Wellbeing is big business these days.

And whether we’re talking physical, emotional, spiritual or financial wellbeing, the same principles apply when trying to get the best out of ourselves.

I want to understand my borrowing power

Home loans | 6 min read

Buying a property and taking on a mortgage is one of those ‘big life’ moments, but how do you get from a vague plan to a property owner?  

How to make and stick to a budget

Financial wellbeing | 4 min read

Got plans to buy something big? A car? A holiday? A house?

When it comes to these big buys, the last thing you want to do is the first thing you need to do. Budget.

How to buy a home

Home loans | 6 min read

Purchasing a property is a huge commitment. We've broken it down into ten steps, so you can know what to expect if you decide to buy a home.

Buying your first home

Home loans | 5 min read

Thinking about buying your first home? Whatever stage you’re at these tips should help get you ready to sign on the dotted line.

When should I refinance?

Home loans | 5 min read

Looking for a better deal at a better bank? Here are some reasons you might consider refinancing.

How to get borrower ready - before you find your new home.

Home loans | 6 min read

If you're thinking of buying a new place, we’ll walk you through the first steps towards getting "borrower ready" and owning a home.

Is it time you had a financial health check?

Financial wellbeing | 6 min read

With 2020 still fresh in our memories, what did we learn? For many, it’s the realisation that we can go from financial stability to financial stress in a hurry.

The good news is we can learn from the past to prepare for our future. One way we can do that is with a financial health check.

Government grants and schemes

Home loans | 3 min read

There are a range of government incentives available to first home buyers at a national and state level. 

Things you should know

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