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Serina Bird is a proud frugalista who has amassed a multi-million dollar portfolio through frugal living and investing. She is the author of several books, including How To Pay Your Mortgage Off in 10 Years, The Joyful Frugalista and The Joyful Startup Guide. Serina is host of The Joyful Frugalista podcast, which is available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts. She is also the founder of The Joyful Business Club.

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Rattled by rising rates: 165,000 homeowners may be forced to sell

Almost a million homeowners could be forced to take drastic action if interest rates remain elevated until next year, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 22 July 2024
Rattled by rising rates: 165,000 homeowners may be forced to sell

Home loan interest rate forecast – when will rates go down?

What your home loan rate might look like if predictions from the big 4 banks and our economist panel are accurate.

Joshua Godfrey 19 July 2024
Home loan interest rate forecast – when will rates go down?

Passport prices increase AGAIN – how much will you pay now?

Passport prices have jumped how many times in 7 months?

Sarah Megginson 19 July 2024
Passport prices increase AGAIN – how much will you pay now?

Buy now, pay with your home loan application later? How credit impacts your chances

Credit cards and buy now pay later services are common ways to pay, but you should think twice if you're planning on buying a home any time soon.

Rebecca Pike 19 July 2024
Buy now, pay with your home loan application later? How credit impacts your chances

Wedding budget boost: Parents contribute over $6K on average

Some parents are contributing generously towards their children’s wedding festivities, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 18 July 2024
Wedding budget boost: Parents contribute over $6K on average

Life insurance for accidental death and TPD

A list of insurers who can provide cover for accidental death and total and permanent disability.

Peta Taylor 17 July 2024
Life insurance for accidental death and TPD

Life insurance for total and permanent disability (TPD).

A list of life insurance policies with TPD included in the policy or available as an optional extra.

Peta Taylor 17 July 2024
Life insurance for total and permanent disability (TPD).

Life insurance for accidental death

A list of life insurance policies that will cover you for accidental death so you can live, laugh, love your way through the rest of your days.

Peta Taylor 17 July 2024
Life insurance for accidental death

I saved $100 a year on my energy bills in 5 seconds: So why am I still annoyed?

They're gaslighting me on my gas bill! But at least it's an easy fix. 

Richard Whitten 17 July 2024
I saved $100 a year on my energy bills in 5 seconds: So why am I still annoyed?

Save $168 by switching to a 365-day mobile plan | Dollar Saver tip #90

Save up to $168 by switching to a 365-day mobile plan.

Thomas Stelzer 17 July 2024
Save $168 by switching to a 365-day mobile plan | Dollar Saver tip #90
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