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What to do with your tax refund

If you're lucky enough to get a tax refund this year, I have some suggestions in terms of what you could do with it, and some suggestions around what NOT to do with it. I'll start with the what NOT to do first - don't spend your tax refund...

Should you consolidate bad debt – or not?

Debt consolidation can be a good solution to get rid of bad debt - under certain circumstances. If you're looking at consolidating against your home; and IF it works out cheaper for you to consolidate, then I would only recommend you do...

Are You Disciplined With Your Money?

This week's blog comes off the back of a video from my business mentor, Kerwin Rae. He was chatting with a fellow business owner about discipline - and how we sometimes focus discipline in one area of our life, but not others. It got me...

How to Set Money Goals

Hello there lovely If you know a thing or two about me, you'll know that I love - I mean really love, goals, and goal setting. My alarm goes off at 5.30am every morning and the first thing I do is grab my notebook and write my goals down -...

How We Make Money Decisions

How we make money decisions has everything to do with our values. What you value most is what you'll easily spend money on. What you don't value, you'll find it hard and make excuses not to part with your hard-earned money. For me, the...

Credit Cards – the good, the bad and the ugly

Hi there lovely, For those that know me, know that i'm not a huge fan of credit cards - in fact - my belief is, that unless you pay yours off in full every.single.month, then you're better off not having one. In my experience, it's...

Kids and Money

Hi there lovely, let's talk about kids and money, and in particular pocket money. I get asked a LOT about this, so here goes: POCKET MONEY - WHAT I DO I give my 13 year old, $10 a week She has a bunch of chores she needs to do around the...

How Having Grit and Perseverance Can Help with Your Money Goals

My latest Facebook Live Video discusses grit and perseverance and i'm cheering you on if you're currently trying to get out of bad debt, or save a big chunk of money πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Posted by Kaia Hunter - Money Coach on Thursday, 21 March 2019

How Having Grit & Perseverance Can Help With Money Goals

Last week I reached out to some family and friends, to ask them what qualities I most demonstrated. I was doing a little research for an upcoming product launch. One of the common themes amongst...

Let's Talk About the "B" Word

In my Facebook live today I talked about the "B" word............. no not THAT "B" Word - BUDGETS, and about giving every dollar you earn a job πŸ’°πŸ’΅πŸ’°πŸ’΅

Posted by Kaia Hunter - Money Coach on Thursday, 14 March 2019

Let’s Talk About the “B” Word

Budgeting doesn't have to be a bad word - it's simply giving every dollar you earn a job. It's not about scrimping and saving; but managing your money rather than it managing you. Creating a...

A Conversation With My 20 Year Old Self

I've learned soooo much about money, not just in my career as a Mortgage Broker but perhaps more so in life. I've always been good at managing it, but there's been times in my life, particularly when I was young, that I just didn't...

How to Get Out of Bad Debt

Credit card debt, as well as personal and car loan debt can be crippling, it can also hinder your chances of moving forward financially. It can reduce your borrowing capacity when purchasing a home, it can cause stress, and in extreme...

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Having trouble saving money?

  If you're having trouble saving, it could be time to look at your relationship with money. Most of us would like to save money because we all understand the financial benefit of doing it, however a lot of the time it takes a back seat, purely because we don't...

Different lenders, different borrowing capacity

Different lenders, different borrowing capacity

You would think that the amount you can borrow would be pretty much the same across the various lenders right? Wrong! You may find yourself giving up on your dream property because your bank has told you that you don't have the borrowing capacity for a property. You...

7 Tips to Pay Off Your Home Loan Sooner and save $$$

7 Tips to Pay Off Your Home Loan Sooner and save $$$

If you're keen to pay off your home loan early, and save yourself potentially tens of thousands of dollars in interest, below are a few ideas to help you get ahead: 1. Make fortnightly repayments Instead of paying monthly, try paying half your regular repayment each...

Investment property – house or unit?

Investment property – house or unit?

There was a time that investing in a unit instead of a house was unheard of. When you buy a house, you’re buying land which has more inherent value than air, right? That idea is slowly being eroded as us Aussies change our lifestyles. While there's no right answer,...