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Preparing for Interest Rate Hikes!

When you consider a ‘hike’, what is the first thing that springs to mind? A walk through the bush or a sharp rise? The RBA lifted the official cash rate by 25 points to .35 percent last week – the first rise in 11 years. While we understand that a rate rise is never a good thing, interest rates are still at historic lows and we wonder if the use of the word ‘hike’ is a necessary one!

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Happy 35th birthday to us!

Time flies when you’re having fun – and we’ve had a great time over the past 35 years serving the Tasmanian community.

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What does a finance broker actually do?

Since we’ve recently gained a few new followers, we thought now was as good as time as any to introduce (or reintroduce) ourselves.

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A fresh face for Finance Brokers Tasmania

It’s been quite a few years since the inception of Finance Brokers Tasmania. Established in 1986, we have been servicing the Tasmanian community for over 35 years.

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Instant asset write-off extended (and explained)

The recent budget announcements have seen the Instant Asset Write-Off Scheme tweaked and extended until 30th June 2022.

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The hidden dangers of ‘buy now, pay later’

It’s no secret, consumers love the ‘buy now, pay later’ option. In recent years this purchasing option has grown from 400,000 users in 2015, to over 2 million Australians utilising this method in 2020.

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Brand Ambassador – Jake Birtwhistle

We are proud to announce International Triathlete, Jake Birtwhistle, as a brand ambassador for Finance Brokers Tasmania.

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First Home Loan Deposit Scheme Announcement

You may remember back in January we introduced you to the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (FHLDS). The Australian Government announced the scheme, allowing first home buyers to purchase a property with a deposit as little as 5%.

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Everything you need to know about the Federal & State building grants

You may have seen recently that both the State and Federal Governments announced new stimulus grants to help the building industry navigate through the impacts of the Coronavirus. With the details for both grants released and finalised, here is everything you need to know!

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First home buyers, this one’s for you!

Is now the right time to buy your first home? We think so! There are many Government incentives for first home buyers at the moment, so we decided to put them all in one place so it’s clear for you. Read on to get all the facts about living the Australian dream and starting your property portfolio!

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Scam alerts – April 2020

In 2019, Australian’s lost over $142 million to scammers from all around the world. We want to help reduce that number by keeping you informed and up to date to avoid falling victim to scammers.

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Considerations for your finances during the COVID-19 crisis

Due to the COVID-19 crisis and subsequent government regulations, we’ve seen a lot of financial changes. Sadly many of these changes have been through job and income loss, and are an added stress during an already difficult time.