Archive for Tag: P&I

Are You One Of The Millions Of Aussie Paying Too Much In Bank Fees?

Recent research found millions of Aussies feel they’re bank fees are too high. The study indicates 10.8 million Australians are looking to change banks this year. And it’s because of dissatisfaction with their bank’s hefty charges. The Reserve Bank of Australia also had bad news for Australians. Its study...

Read More

How to buy a home with minimum savings but a good income.

Akshay Sharma and Vidhya Sundhararaj bought their first owner occupied home with minimal savings but good combined income. It’s no secret first-home buyers have faced big hurdles entering the market in the past few years. HOPEFUL first-home buyers desperate to save their first deposit are considering other ways than...

Read More

Sydneysider couple scoring first apartment only after one year of saving.

Hugo Da Silva and Bindi Cormack bought their first home in Sydney after saving for less than a year. Here’s how you can do it too. Hugo Da Silva and Bindi Cormack, just like most Sydney couples, took the plunge and decided to by their first property. Only a...

Read More

How To Keep Your Tenants Happy So They Stay Longer

When you have an investment property you want to ensure that it’s constantly tenanted so that you receive the rental income to repay the mortgage and other property expenses. An empty property means that you’re losing money daily as long as it remains vacant. To that end, it’s much...

Read More

10 Savvy Things To Do With Your Money Before You Turn 30

With an increasing number of millennials graduating with the financially crippling burden of student loans or the ephemeral incomes of the gig economy, it’s more important than ever for those in their 20’s to learn what to do with their money and put in place some smart financial strategies....

Read More

How To Pay A Deposit On A Home

Your deposit on a home is probably the biggest payment you’ll ever make and the biggest chunk of your savings you’ll ever hand over. So, it’s natural to want to understand precisely when and how you should pay that fearsomely expensive deposit. When To Pay The Deposit On A...

Read More

Escape From The Suburbs: 7 Joys Of Inner-City Apartment Living

Australia’s love affair with traditional quarter-acre blocks is on the wane. Two trends are driving this change in sentiment. Firstly more of us are falling in love with inner-city apartment-centric lifestyles. Secondly is the emergence of the smart home market. If living in the suburbs is your idea of...

Read More

The Downside To Early Retirement

For many people, retirement seems a long way off while early retirement is a pleasant pipedream. However, people are increasingly considering early retirement and achieving the level of financial independence by age 40 or even younger to make it happen. For some, the fantasy of sipping drinks on the...

Read More

What They Don’t Tell You About Early Retirement

Dreaming of early retirement? There are myths aplenty about early retirement. For many of us, it conjures up visions of a life spent golfing, travelling the world or dabbling in investments. However, the reality can be very different. Here are seven things no one ever tells you about early...

Read More

Can You Become A Property Investor Even If You Don’t Earn A 6 Figure Income?

Many people on low incomes believe that it’s simply not possible for them to become property investors, but this is far from the truth. With some careful planning and discipline, it’s very viable for anyone who earns less than $100,000 per year to get into the property market. Here...

Read More