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Savvy Finance + Insurance

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  • Kids and cars – safety, the number one priority

    As parents, we have three things in mind during our children’s younger years – safety, safety, and safety. As drivers, we place the same principle on a pedestal. We can cause our own anxiety thinking about all the hazards our children can encounter around cars. These could be as simple as playing near a kerbside, sitting out of sight in a driveway, or drivers speeding despite looking both ways....

  • Do you prefer green or grunt in your car?

    Though Australians have a rusted-on perception that we love our big V8 utes, Holden sedans or Ford muscle cars. Though we may think we love grunt, are we actually trending green? According to a survey of 9,500 drivers across Asia-Pacific by Ford (a promotion to spruik their EcoBoost "green" engine) 80% polled said they consider fuel economy as the most important factor in buying a new car. In f...

  • Car loans for Uber drivers – a primer

    Uber is one of the world’s fastest growing taxi companies – even though they don’t own a single car. Uber facilitates people with cars to make money from their vehicle by shuttling them where they want to go through a central app. You may have wondered if you can be approved for a car loan as a current or prospective Uber driver. The short answer is - yes! You can get approval for a car loan as d...

  • Trade it in or drive ‘til it drops – what should you do with your beloved car?

    If your car is hurtling towards its use-by date with an odometer in the hundreds of thousands, you may be wondering if it’s worth trading it in for a newer model. However, if you feel a new car might cause undue strain on your budget, the other thought is to keep your daily ride until it “drops.” So what’s the best option? Gathering evidence: what is your car worth? The first plank in making yo...

  • 8 signs you’re a bad driver

    Every country has its share of bad drivers, and Australia makes no exception to this rule. Thus, you may ask, which are the primary signs that indicate you’re a bad driver? Habits such as constantly talking on your cell phone, texting, watching out for your kids, or putting on your makeup indicate that you are far from being awarded driver of the year. First, allow us to introduce you to some q...

  • 7 driving myths busted

    There are myths regarding any subject; some don’t make any sense, while others are based on a small grain of truth. As expected, there are also various myths regarding driving. But are they true? Assumptions such as the fact that men drive better than women, that the traffic police has to fulfil a certain quota of people breaking the law, and that talking on the phone via Bluetooth isn’t a distra...

  • 6 things people forget when buying their first home

    When it comes to buying a property, being caught off guard can determine a range of unexpected expenses. Purchasing a house is rather challenging; however, when you know what you’re doing, things go down your alley. Matters such as loan pre-approval, lender’s mortgage insurance, stamp duty tax, conveyancing, contract of sale and professional inspection shouldn’t be undermined. Nonetheless, these ...

  • How long does it take for the first time home buyer to save for a deposit?

    The lack of affordable houses is a common problem in Australia, especially for first-time buyers. As property prices are always increasing, how long does it take to save up for a deposit? Based on a new analysis, people living in NSW save about 10 percent of a deposit in about 4.3 years, and 20 percent of the deposit in 8.3 years. These numbers are relevant with one condition: if the prices don...

  • Cars with the best safety specs for new drivers

    The first six months of a new driver’s life are the most dangerous according to the Victorian Transport Accident Commission. Despite the mandated 120 hours behind the wheel, they are then 30 times more likely to crash when first starting on their P-Plates. Younger people may have two aspects of car ownership in mind – does it look cool? Is it cheap? But neither of those considerations will save...

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