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Best Apps for Saving Money

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on 31/03/19 10:25 AM

Apps can help us drink more water, track our food and exercise, entertain us during our commute, and find us the cheapest place to buy fuel. There are also a slew of finance apps you can use to help you with your personal budget, business budget, and expense tracking. Today we are bringing you the top apps to use to hit your savings goal.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Everyday Expenses, Build Savings

Best Apps for Expense Tracking

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on 26/03/19 7:22 PM

This month we are talking about apps! We have provided you with lists of the best free apps for budgeting, three more serious finance apps, and apps to track investments. Today we are bringing you the best expense-tracking apps to use on their own, or in conjunction with one of your other budget apps.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Everyday Expenses, Handle Money

How to Pick the Best Finance App

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on 23/03/19 5:46 PM

Earlier in the month we compiled a list of the best budget apps for you to choose from. But a budget is never one size fits all, and neither is a budget app! Today, we are bringing you the top tips for choosing the best app to suit your needs and personality.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Handle Money

Five Apps for Tracking Investments

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on 17/03/19 2:17 PM

Earlier in the month we covered micro-investing apps including how they work and whether you should download one. If you have a bit of experience investing and feel comfortable with it, one of the below apps might be more your speed.

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Tags: Earn More Money, Personal Finance Basics, Everyday Expenses

Can Apps Improve your Financial Health?

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on 16/03/19 6:02 PM

In the days of smartphones and tablets, we use apps for almost everything. You can use an app to track how much water you’re drinking, to catch a cab, and to lock yourself out of social media to focus. But can apps really change your behaviour? Can using budgeting apps improve your financial health?

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Everyday Expenses

5 Best Apps for Small Business Owners

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on 12/03/19 5:57 PM

Apps are not only great for personal budgeting, but can also be used very effectively for small business owners. There are a multitude of apps available that can help you run your business more efficiently and keep track of bills, payroll, profits and more. We have selected five of the best apps for small business in 2019.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Handle Money

The 411 on Micro-Investment Apps

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on 10/03/19 8:21 AM

Micro-investment apps have been on the up and up for the past couple of years, and are known for being the 'millenial's way to invest.' But how exactly do these apps work? Are the secure? Are they worth your time? Read on for the skinny on micro-investing apps.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Handle Money

What The Royal Commission Means For You

Posted by Ben Paris on 8/03/19 3:00 PM

The Hayne Royal Commission has dominated the news for the last year with stories of banking and financial services misbehaviour. Now that the report has been issued and the rubber is starting to hit the road what does it mean for people struggling with debt.  

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics

Hardship Scams

Posted by Ben Paris on 8/03/19 12:43 PM

Hardship can be great. If you’ve got a short term problem, hardship is a great solution.  Every financial provider has to provide “Hardship” to people experiencing difficulty with their finances. You have to apply and they will asses your application.  The things they may offer include a payment holiday, a pause in interest rates, lower repayments for a period. Financial companies are not required to write off any of the principle.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics

Money Hacks Will NOT Get You Out Of Debt

Posted by Ben Paris on 8/03/19 11:54 AM

The internet is full of advice about how to save $3 by taking lunch to work and $5 on toilet paper. That stuff is great, and I’ve written a lot of articles like that myself, and they are always popular.  Who doesn’t love saving $1 on coffee? The truth however for most people who call us, no amount of living on noodles and tuna and cancelling their Netflix is going to get them out of debt. If your income is $1000 a week and your mortgage is $750 a week, and your credit card repayments are $300 a week, no amount of making your own laundry detergent is ever going to get those ends to meet.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Handle Money

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