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Budget for Christmas

How to budget so you can survive the ‘spending season’

Posted on December 12, 2019 by Step Up

If you’re not already half-way through your Christmas shopping, then no doubt it’s weighing on your mind. This is, after all, the ‘spending season.’ And for many of us, our focus is usually on the fact that there’s more cash going out of our bank accounts… than there is coming in.

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Gift giving

Give the gift of financial freedom

Posted on December 11, 2019 by Step Up

No, I don’t mean you should go about handing out wads of your hard earned cash this Christmas! But, have you ever considered giving someone a managed fund, or a session with a financial planner? Both have the power to transform lives, and they’re not as expensive as you think.

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Applying for a mortgage? Don’t be sloppy with your spending!

Posted on November 25, 2019 by Step Up

The good news for borrowers is that interest rates are lower than they have been for decades. The bad news is that it is tougher to actually be approved for a mortgage.

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Spending season

What’s your holiday spending plan?

Posted on November 21, 2019 by Step Up

Christmas tends to be the ‘spending season,’ so you should consider how you’re going to get through without blowing your savings goals, or putting yourself under unnecessary financial stress.

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Women are better with money than men

What’s your credit score?

Posted on November 12, 2019 by Step Up

A new survey shows that women have higher credit scores than men, but that many Australian’s don’t even know what their credit score is.

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Peer to Peer Lending

What is Peer to Peer Lending?

Posted on October 14, 2019 by Step Up

Need a loan? Peer-to-Peer lending is becoming popular as Aussies get more savvy about their borrowing needs. So What is it? And what do you need to know?

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