Running on the smell of an oily rag

20 July 2017

This is one saying that may not make any sense at all to drivers (if the term ‘drivers’ even means anything) in 25 years time. ‘Well, that was back when transportation devices needed to be topped up with fuel, son.’ might be the response from the dad of the future. But since it does still […]

What your choice of car colour says about you

6 July 2017

Metallic purple. A strange choice for favourite colour perhaps, but inspired by a particularly spectacular Lamborghini Murcielago coming round Hyde Park Corner on a rainy late afternoon in London just as it was getting dark. And it looked a million dollars, especially from a vantage point in a long bus queue. Your choice in car […]

Why now might be the time to install solar at your business

29 June 2017

You know when Senator Cory Bernardi installs solar in his home, it’s time to start taking it seriously. This month it was reported that arch climate sceptic Bernardi had installed a 12kw system on the roof of his home in Adelaide, but gave his reasoning as not wanting to be hostage to the vagaries of […]

Truck loans or drone loans?

29 May 2017

It’s fair to say that truck technology has not progressed at lightning speed over the last 30 years. Trucks – whether small ones or ‘big rigs’ – don’t look very different today than thirty years ago. And notwithstanding some improvements in handling (if you haven’t seen the Jean Claude Van Damme Volvo commercial you should […]

Keep your wits about you before taking up dealership finance

15 May 2017

Don’t just take our word for it! In August last year car company BMW’s finance arm – wholly owned by the car company itself – was found to have breached many of the rules in the consumer credit code. In what amounted to a litany of failings, a review by Ernst & Young found that […]

Camper or Caravan

27 April 2017

Which is best for your Australian road trip? If you’re planning a trip around Australia, you’re about to experience the adventure of a lifetime. From the wildlife to the landscapes, Australia offers endless adventure and beauty to travelers. But what’s the best way to travel around Australia? Two of the most popular ways to travel […]

How much does it really cost to run a car?

18 April 2017

The cost of buying a car is just the beginning – just as important is factoring in how much it will cost to run the car. A less expensive car can end up looking, well, expensive, and what may look like an expensive purchase can end up being a lot less expensive than the alternatives […]

What type of financing is most suited to me and my business?

8 March 2017

There are essentially five main forms of financing for businesses in Australia. Which one is most suitable for your business comes down to a number of factors – in general terms businesses that are well established have a slightly wider range of options, but many of these factors are related also to what the finance […]

Business Cashflow Loans

28 February 2017

Cash is king. Almost all businesses have a cash squeeze at one time or another. When doing your business planning a very important component is the cashflow forecast, which will identify times when your business may need extra cash to bridge a period when for example the business buys stock before it is able to […]

A Brief Look at How Staying on Top of your Credit Report can Help Benefit your Credit Score

14 December 2016

Credit scores can be scary – after all, that one number defines many important life and financial decisions, and many do not take the time or effort to monitor their credit score and make life easier for themselves. While the thought of looking at a credit report may inspire some fear or trepidation, this post […]

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Running on the smell of an oily rag

20 July 2017

This is one saying that may not make any sense at all to drivers (if the term ‘drivers’ even means anything) in 25 years time. ‘Well, that was back when transportation devices needed to be topped up with fuel, son.’ might be the response from the dad of the future. But since it does still […]

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What your choice of car colour says about you

6 July 2017

Metallic purple. A strange choice for favourite colour perhaps, but inspired by a particularly spectacular Lamborghini Murcielago coming round Hyde Park Corner on a rainy late afternoon in London just as it was getting dark. And it looked a million dollars, especially from a vantage point in a long bus queue. Your choice in car […]

Read More

Why now might be the time to install solar at your business

29 June 2017

You know when Senator Cory Bernardi installs solar in his home, it’s time to start taking it seriously. This month it was reported that arch climate sceptic Bernardi had installed a 12kw system on the roof of his home in Adelaide, but gave his reasoning as not wanting to be hostage to the vagaries of […]

Read More

Truck loans or drone loans?

29 May 2017

It’s fair to say that truck technology has not progressed at lightning speed over the last 30 years. Trucks – whether small ones or ‘big rigs’ – don’t look very different today than thirty years ago. And notwithstanding some improvements in handling (if you haven’t seen the Jean Claude Van Damme Volvo commercial you should […]

Read More

Keep your wits about you before taking up dealership finance

15 May 2017

Don’t just take our word for it! In August last year car company BMW’s finance arm – wholly owned by the car company itself – was found to have breached many of the rules in the consumer credit code. In what amounted to a litany of failings, a review by Ernst & Young found that […]

Read More

Camper or Caravan

27 April 2017

Which is best for your Australian road trip? If you’re planning a trip around Australia, you’re about to experience the adventure of a lifetime. From the wildlife to the landscapes, Australia offers endless adventure and beauty to travelers. But what’s the best way to travel around Australia? Two of the most popular ways to travel […]

Read More

How much does it really cost to run a car?

18 April 2017

The cost of buying a car is just the beginning – just as important is factoring in how much it will cost to run the car. A less expensive car can end up looking, well, expensive, and what may look like an expensive purchase can end up being a lot less expensive than the alternatives […]

Read More

What type of financing is most suited to me and my business?

8 March 2017

There are essentially five main forms of financing for businesses in Australia. Which one is most suitable for your business comes down to a number of factors – in general terms businesses that are well established have a slightly wider range of options, but many of these factors are related also to what the finance […]

Read More

Business Cashflow Loans

28 February 2017

Cash is king. Almost all businesses have a cash squeeze at one time or another. When doing your business planning a very important component is the cashflow forecast, which will identify times when your business may need extra cash to bridge a period when for example the business buys stock before it is able to […]

Read More

A Brief Look at How Staying on Top of your Credit Report can Help Benefit your Credit Score

14 December 2016

Credit scores can be scary – after all, that one number defines many important life and financial decisions, and many do not take the time or effort to monitor their credit score and make life easier for themselves. While the thought of looking at a credit report may inspire some fear or trepidation, this post […]

Read More