A smarter alternative to payday loans

Payday lenders are flourishing and while their advertising makes it all sound so simple, there’s always a price. Here is a better solution. Sarah decided to replace her clapped-out car with a shiny new one. The repayments were affordable: $350 per fortnight over three years – easy! All was going well until a month arrived that had five weeks instead of four. Sarah’s fortnightly rep...
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“Tap and go” and then what?

[caption id="attachment_1114" align="alignleft" width="150"] Tap and go spending[/caption] Talk about hammering the plastic. In November 2016 Australia’s 16.7 million credit card accounts were used to make 226 million transactions with a total value of $27.8 billion. We are currently paying interest on $32.2 billion worth of credit card debt, running up an annual interest bill of over $5.6 bi...
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