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Middle Australia is underinsured

Households in rural and regional areas are more likely to be insured than those in cities, possibly because rural residents are more attuned to environmental conditions and the risks to property.

Co-ownership to buy a house online may be riskier than it looks

In capital cities it is getting harder for individuals and families to afford properties. Co-ownership with others is one option, but is it worth the risk?

Complaining just got a whole lot easier

Active as of November 1, 2018 the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) is the new independent ombudsman to resolve complaints regarding financial products and services.

Buying a strata-titled investment property

Strata-titled developments have come a long way with properties now offering an enriching social and community environment. But there are some significant differences in how you buy and sell strata-based properties that you should be aware of before jumping in.

Lucrative side hustles

In today’s digital world there are more ways than ever to source additional income or launch a side business. Whether it be a bit of extra cash for a luxe purchase or a way to help increase savings, there’s bound to be something you can do to help boost your cashflow.

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Strata Matters

Strata building bond and inspections scheme

Fair Trading has issued a new fact sheet that also answers some typical questions about the strata building bond and inspection scheme.

Lifestyle

The ultimate weekend

A weekend away is the ultimate indulgence but where do those for whom money is no object choose to spend their time? Luxury weekends away, however, are more easily attainable for a growing number of Australians than they are for the rest of us.

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