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5 tips that make starting a budget easier

The New Financial Year is here and you’ve decided to get financially fit. Great work! But I know from experience that the structure of budgeting can take some getting used to, so here are my tips for making that transition easier. Follow these five pointers and you’ll get your financial health-kick off to a strong and sustainable start.

Air mile rewards are the prize for using this generic, mock credit card.

Watch out for “free” credit card deals

“Get a complimentary flight”, “earn up to 30,000 bonus points”, “collect two points for every dollar you spend.” These are just some of the deals credit card companies use to get our attention.


Introducing the new Official MyBudget App

We’re excited to announce that the Official MyBudget App for clients has been rated 4.7 out of a possible 5 stars since being launched last month. The app has the same functionality as the Members’ Website, with the added convenience of being able to manage your budget on the run from your smartphone or tablet.

No more power bill suprises

No more power bill surprises

Have you ever been shocked because your power bill was higher than expected? Power bill surprises happen far too often—not because people are careless, but because it’s hard to keep track of how much energy our homes actually use. And by the time the bill arrives, it’s too late to do anything about it. Well, not any longer!

Save on power costs

Solar panels make financial sense

When my husband and I built a new house last year, we decided to invest in solar panels and we’re glad that we did. We have three adults and three kids living under our roof and despite the new house being bigger and having a swimming pool, our electricity bills are lower than they were at our old place.