Sunday, August 1, 2021

The Experts

Honesty is the best policy when it comes to loan applications

When you are applying for any form of finance these days it pays to be completely honest with lenders about your credit and employment history and spending habits.

Money and the biggest moments of our lives

As our life changes so do our financial planning needs. I have created a list of some important life events that are commonplace and highlight some of the issues associated.

Explainer: Compulsory acquisition

In Penrith, we are witnessing a real-life production of ‘The Castle’ with the construction of the Badgery’s Creek Airport and unprecedented infrastructure investment in the area.

The devil is often in the detail

When something looks too good to be true, it usually is.

Explainer: Easements and restrictions

When you are thinking about buying a property it is important for you to understand whether or not there are any easements or restrictions as to uses that apply to the land.

Fats explained and why they’re so important

The functions of fats within our bodies are so versatile.

Explained: Antioxidants and why you need to care about them

You may have heard about certain foods being advertised as “full of antioxidants”, but what even are antioxidants?

Why protein is important and how to make sure you’re getting enough

It can sometimes be thought that athletes and gym junkies are the only ones who need to make sure they are having enough protein, but that is a misconception.

To carb or not to carb? Simple and complex carbohydrates explained

To eat or not to eat carbohydrates? The information out there can be so confusing and it’s no wonder people are unsure of whether carbohydrates are indeed good or bad.

Thinking about going into business with somebody?

Here's what you need to know.

Is it time to cash in on the property boom?

When the COVID-19 pandemic took hold of the world a year ago, its potential economic impact could have been devastating for property owners.

Why the self-employed must get serious about Super

Too many business owners lack strong Super balances at retirement.

Property market set for strong 2021

Despite being in the middle of a worldwide pandemic which has helped cause soaring unemployment, housing markets in Australia have so far proven resilient.

Give your home a warm and cosy makeover

Tips to give your home an affordable makeover.

Patience required to create the perfect room

When you think about styling your home do you become overwhelmed with the sheer size of the job ahead?

A COVID-19 vaccine is coming, so what does the law say?

Debate continues to bluster along at breakneck speed as talk of a COVID-19 vaccine being available in early 2021 dominates headlines.

Rate cut a sure thing on Cup day

Get ready for a Cup day cut.

Explainer: What is ICAC?

ICAC explained in the wake of shock revelations from the Premier.

The impact of divorce on your finances

I think most of us are aware that there are definitely negative financial consequences associated with divorce.

Are ATM withdrawals a red flag for banks?

Could your visit to the ATM impact your loan application?