Rent vs. Buy

Is it possible to have your smashed avocado and eat it too? There is nothing more relevant to young Australians these days than the decision to rent or buy. However with rising house prices in most Australian cities, and a lack of deposit, many are left with no choice but to rent. Despite its current weaknesses, the great Australian dream is cert...

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Your ultimate guide to frugal fashions on the field

Spring fashion season is upon us …which means it’s time to dust off your fascinator and get yourself ready for fashions on the field! Here are our tips for making a strong style statement that won’t blow your budget this Melbourne Cup.  1. Think Online Sites such as Gumtree, eBay and Facebook Buy/Swap/Sell pages are a treasure trove for second-h...

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A first timer’s guide to moving out

So you’ve made the decision: it’s time to leave the nest. You’re going to take that first epic leap towards independence move out of your parents' place. The lead-up to moving out of home is an exciting time – you’re planning your new living arrangements, thinking about where to live and looking forward to sweet, sweet freedom! But the reality i...

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Four things every first home-buyer should know

Purchasing a new property can be challenging even for seasoned home-owners – but for a first home-buyer, this process can be 100 times more daunting. In fact, if you’re only just getting started on your journey to becoming a home-owner you may be a bit overwhelmed by all the things you DON’T know. For example, you’re probably wondering how to find...

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How to get your credit card debt under control NOW

Christmas and New Year is a time for celebration, joy, and giving; but it’s also a time that is renowned for racking up credit card debt. Now that the festive season has ended the balance owing on your statement might seem overwhelming, but with a few lifestyle adjustments you can combat the credit card debt and get rid of it for good. Cut out cr...

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Three ways to save more money (without even trying)

We all know that saving money is the first step to getting ahead financially. Whether you’re saving for a specific goal or just making sure you have enough “rainy day” money to cover unexpected expenses, your savings are one of your most important assets. But the fact is if you’ve just got savings sitting in an everyday account you’re almost defi...

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Covering the holidays: Reviewing your insurance this Summer

Festive celebrations with family and friends make summer one of the busiest and most enjoyable times of the year. But unfortunately, it also means an increase in storms, break-ins and road accidents. While we don’t like to think about it, what would you do if things go pear-shaped? And more importantly, do you have the right cover in place to prot...

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Member Story: How we helped Luke take the stress out of buying a new car

At MOVE Bank we love sharing stories about how we can help our members #moveforward with their goals! With the end of financial year car sales upon us, we thought it was the perfect time to share this story from Luke M. about how Maree from MOVE Bank helped take the stress out of a new car purchase… Luke’s Story Luke first got in touch with us i...

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Travel Hacks: How to fly for less

Booking flights can be stressful and expensive, especially if you have left booking your holiday until the last minute. Ticket prices soar the later you book, not to mention the extra fees airlines like to tack on after you’ve sought out the best deal. So if you’re keen to get away this summer but you still haven’t booked your tickets, we’ve gath...

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