Month: January 2018

second property

Things to consider when buying your second property

You’ve purchased your first home. Congratulations! If you’ve been there for a while, you may be building up equity, which can put you in a good position to consider a second property. So, what’s equity and how can it help you buy a second property? The equity in your home is the value of your […]

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no interest car

Considering 0% interest finance on a car?

If you’re in the market for a new car, and see a 0% interest finance deal advertised, chances are you’ll be interested. But like all amazing deals, there’s likely to be a catch. We’ve highlighted some of the issues and hidden costs associated with a 0% interest deal on car finance. 1. You may not […]

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finance resolution 2019

4 ways to keep your New Year’s financial resolutions this year

Between sipping champagne, and singing Auld Lang Syne this New Year, chances are, you made some New Year’s financial resolutions. Under the burst of fireworks and in the spirit of celebration, it’s easy to create bright and sparkly resolutions for the year; however, according to research, 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions won’t stand the […]

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car finance business

Car finance solutions for your business

Need a new car, or a fleet of cars for your business? If so, we have some good news! Smartline’s car finance solutions can help you get the car or fleet of cars you need to do business, without paying the full cost at once. And to make this news even better is the possibility of […]

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2019 new year finance

4 ways to freshen up your finances this new year

Don’t you love a new year? A page turns, and we have a blank chapter in front of us. It’s time to start setting some goals, and getting things organised, so we kick some serious goals in 2019. Make financial resolutions Nothing like a new year to set new financial goals, or maybe rework your […]

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New year new you

Welcome to 2018! Another year has whizzed by. Did you invest wisely last year? Were you making progress financially? If not, here are a few tips to help make 2018 count. The first step is to get your finances in order, if they aren’t already. Make sure you have a budget that keeps track of […]

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rent tips

Top tips for renting your property

Around a third of Aussie homes are rented. In areas where rentals are in such short supply, renters face waiting lists, and in some cases, need to bid against other wannabe tenants. In short, the rental market is strong. If you aren’t in a position to move into your new home straight away, or are […]

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loan restructure refinance

Should you restructure your loan?

Should you restructure your loan? Restructuring your loan, or switching loans, can be an effective way to free up funds for renovations and other life costs, and help you better manage your finances. But how do you know when to restructure your loan? And is it always a good idea? Here, we look at what […]

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Car finance to buy a new car

Buying a new car? Things to know about car finance

You are in the market for a new car. Car finance can make this possible. With the right loan, you may have more choice about which car you can buy. But what does it mean to take out a car loan? And how do you decide what’s right for you? Here, we break it down […]

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