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Tips for your next car loan

April 17, 2019
Tips for your next car loan

Securing finance for your new car through the dealership is easy. Produce your driver's license and a few other documents and, before you know it, you're behind the wheel of your new car.

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The mining boom is far from over

April 10, 2019
The mining boom is far from over

The mining boom that has been occurring since 2003 is considered Australia’s largest mining expansion since the Victorian Gold Rush of the mid-1800s.

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Has Australia fallen into recession?

April 4, 2019

If the headlines are to be believed then the Australian economy is about to hit some headwinds. In January we’re seeing more weak numbers: house prices are down, equity markets are volatile, retail foot traffic is falling, the Aussie dollar is under pressure and residential building approvals are in free fall. With the September quarter 0.1% drop in GDP and the weakness looking set to continue well into 2019, economists are wondering: Has Australia fallen into recession?

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Was the recent federal budget all bark but no bite?

April 3, 2019
Was the recent federal budget all bark but no bite?

Was the recent federal budget all bark but no bite? The Australian economy remains in 'steady as she goes' mode and it was clear that, some election sweeteners aside, the budget wasn't going to make any radical changes or funding promises.

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The dos and don’ts of buying used equipment

March 22, 2019
The dos and don’ts of buying used equipment

If you’re on the hunt for a piece of equipment, it’s likely you’re keeping an eye on the used market for the right one.This can be a wise way to purchase at a good price, as long as you know what to look for and what to avoid.

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How the PPSR protects your property

March 8, 2019
How the PPSR protects your property

The Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) is “a national online register that can provide information to help protect consumers when they are buying personal property such as cars, boats or artworks”. The PPSR also protects businesses when buying, selling, leasing or hiring out goods, or selling valuable goods on consignment.

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Weighing up the risks

March 1, 2019
Weighing up the risks

It’s all about risk. The RBA is wary of risk – and has kept interest rates unchanged – while entrepreneurs embrace it. Who’s right and who’s wrong?

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Cash flow tips for tradies

February 22, 2019
Cash flow tips for tradies

As we move into the back end of the financial year, tradies and suppliers should be looking to balance their books. But since cash flow is the lifeblood of business, you need to make sure you're managing your money.

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