Archive for January 2016

Do you have an up-to-date will?

Did you know that 6 out of 10 Western Australians do not have a current will in place? These are scary but true statistics. If you die and do not have a current will, the consequences can be far reaching. Most people want to act in accordance with your wishes and having a current Will…

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Introducing our commercial broker

Here at FinanceCorp we understand that getting your finance sorted is key! Our logo is ‘finance made easy!” We have had many of our clients expressing a need for help with other aspects of finance outside of mortgages and personal finance. We listened to you and have been on the hunt for the perfect person…

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Setting a savings goal

So we are now in to the new “financial” year. Did you set yourself some big goals for this year and have not moved any closer to them yet? Do not let get disheartened, there is still time to get on track. The most important step in reaching a goal is to create one. That’s…

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Understanding interest rates

For many of us, our understanding of interest rates does not extend much further than how they impact on our home loan repayments. But the reality of it is, the official cash rate in Australia is a tool that is used to help the overall economy. So let’s take a look at a couple of…

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Now is the time for a home loan health check

The official cash rate in Australia is currently sitting at 2%. This represents a record low not seen for over 50 years. If you have not reviewed your home loan in the last 12 months, chances are you are not getting the best deal around. The cash rate sitting at such a low rate has…

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FAQs

Using a mortgage broker is something that has been around for several decades in Australia. There are some people who are still not familiar with how and why to use a broker so here are some questions that we commonly get asked. What does a mortgage broker do? A mortgage broker will act as the…

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Misconceptions about mortgage brokers

Mortgage brokers have been around for a couple of decades in Australia but despite this, many people still have a few misconceptions about using a mortgage broker. It costs more to use a broker: mortgage brokers are paid by the bank. Mortgage brokers are allowed to charge a fee to their clients but most don’t.…

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Find your money on the internet

This is really true – the internet can help you find money. There are a couple of big places where people tend to lost track of funds but the Australian Government has made it so that you can track them down easily. Lost Superannuation Many of us change jobs, move homes and simply forget to…

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Hit the SAVE button on the internet

Most Australians have access to the internet but fail to realise the power that is at their fingertips. There are now some great websites out there that do all of the hard work for you when it comes to finding the best price. Insurance Most of us have a variety of insurances from home and…

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The internet can save you money

For many people the internet has probably allowed them to spend more money than ever before. There is no need to wait to do your shopping you can do it round the clock – whenever and wherever it suits you. There are however, lots of tools on the internet that will actually save you money.…

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