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Townsville banner Money a stress for some in Townsville

According to a recent QSuper survey: Almost 60% of Townsville residents find managing finances stressful.

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Group of school students walking together down the hallway. Saving for schooling 101

Weighing up the question of whether to send your young family to public or private schools for their primary and secondary years? Working out how to cover the added costs, if you opt out of the state system, is a critical question for many Australian households.

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A couple meeting with a broker in a city office building. What does a Mortgage Broker do?

How a mortgage broker could save you time and effort when negotiating your home loan or refinancing.

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granny flat Pros and cons of granny flats

Thinking of going into a granny flat arrangement with family? Some things to conside

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A man kissing a baby on the cheek next to a woman looking at the baby, all lying under a white sheet. Bringing up baby - financially preparing for your new arrival

Is your household under expansion? Australia welcomed over 305,000 new arrivals in 2015, according to the Australia Bureau of Statistics . Waiting for your new bub can be exciting, daunting - and an opportune time to evaluate your finances. So what should be on the radar for parents-to-be?

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Home loan Which type of home loan is right for you?

Decisions on home loan type and features can pile up for anyone thinking of signing up for a home loan: Fixed versus variable? Interest only or principal and interest? Packed with features or plain and simple?

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property inspection Property Inspections: A must-have tool for home buyers

Buying a home can turn from an emotional thrill into a painful financial lesson if potential problems are not picked up early.

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Cost of pets What do pets cost?

Know the costs of owning a pet before you bring one home… Find out where all the money goes.

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