8 simple tips to help reduce your utility bills

Looking to cut your costs? Use these handy tips to save money on your utility bills throughout the year. 1. Unplug appliances and electronics Appliances are...

RentBond: Do I need pre-approval for bond finance?

"Do I need pre-approval with RentBond? " Unlike other bond loans, RentBond does not require pre-approval. RentBond is the smart way to pay your rental bond...

RentBond: If I pay my RentBond out early, do I save on interest?

"If I pay my RentBond out early, do I save on interest?" The sooner you pay off your RentBond loan, the more money you will...

My rental is not separately metered. What do I do?

“I live at a property where the owner occupies upstairs but doesn't stay there often. We're virtually borders living downstairs. The owner has not...

You’re paying too much for electricity, but here’s what the states can do about...

State-owned power networks have spent up to A$20 billion more than was needed on the electricity grid, and households and businesses in New South...

The best money habits to have when you’re renting

Deciding to rent is an important life decision. Each stage of the renting process comes with a price tag, whether paying your security bond or...

Playing games on your phone could cut your power bill

Summer has arrived, and with it, soaring energy bills. Australian households are paying more for their power as generators struggle to meet consumer demand. By Rebekah Russell-Bennett (Social...

Save money while you study: Your budgeting guide

When you start studying, it's worth weighing up the costs of living against your budget and looking for ways to save money. Here's our...

What to do when your tenant can’t pay the rent

A tenant who can't pay the rent is a key concern for landlords. After all, you have expenses that need paying whether the tenant has paid...

How do I show I can meet weekly rent payments?

"I’m applying for a property. How can I show the landlord / agent that I can meet weekly rent payments?" The best way to show...