Money Matters

Money Matters is your helpful resource for life’s important issues, such as finance, education, property and travel.

Money Matters

Money Matters covers information on the important issues in finance, education, property and travel. The articles are designed to be insightful, entertaining and informative.

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Your first home feeling out of reach? Simple savings tips to get there sooner

Build your deposit and put your own financial goals in motion

Smash your savings goals and buy your first home sooner rather than later

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Want to buy your own place sooner? These programs could help

An overview of incentives assisting essential workers get on the property ladder

Getting your foot on the property ladder can be tough – but the good news is help is available!

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A checklist for first home buyers

If you’re ready to make your move, then our comprehensive guide to buying your first home might be just for you

Now is the time to get to know the process of buying your first home, with our handy checklist.

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Renting vs Buying - for and against

Our article will help inform you about whether to rent or start looking towards buying your first home

Paying rent is ‘dead money’ right? Not always. Get the low down on the pros and cons of renting vs buying and what’s the best bet for you!

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5 smart ways to use your tax return

Put this year’s return to good use with our tips!

Check out our ideas on what you could do with your tax return this year.

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Ready for your tax return?

Here are some tips to help take the stress out of completing your tax return

June 30 is fast approaching, so it’s time to get your tax records in order

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