Emergency fund: money-saving tips to get ahead with your finances
Having an emergency fund provides a financial safety net if something unexpected happens to you or your family. But when should you start saving, do you need to pay off your debt first, and how much should you put away for an emergency fund? Research has found that one in five Australians don’t put away a portion of their income for a rainy day. If you’re part of that statistic, or you are looking to increase your savings, the following are our top emergency fund tips to help you start saving money to cover urgent or unexpected expenses.
Steps to take when buying your first home
Steps to buying a house for the first time to ensure a smooth process. Buying a first home is a significant life milestone for anyone and one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make. It can be quite an undertaking, but the following steps for first time home buyers can help guide you.
Stressed out? Tempted to just keep going? Don't. Take some time out to practice self-care. Here are some simple ideas to kick-start your routine. Self-care is all about looking after you, so you can lead a happy lifestyle, maintain good relationships, be confident and healthy.
Saving money is always a great idea in theory. Unfortunately, budgeting has a bad reputation because people think it means no more spending money on anything fun ever again. But once you learn how to create financial goals and track your finances.
Make your way up the east coast with friends on one of Australia’s most iconic drives, Sydney to Byron with so many stops to explore along the way.
How to prepare for a new dog
Things to do before getting a puppy to help them settle in their new home. Getting a new puppy is exciting, but there's a lot to think about. Aside from needing your unconditional love, your puppy needs your time, understanding, training, vet care, and so much more. To help the transition, follow these simple tips on how to get ready for a puppy.
A foodie guide to the Margaret River: sampling the best of the region
The Margaret River region is one of Australia's top foodie destinations. Read on to discover where to go for a bite, at any time of day.