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Our blogs are choc-full of handy information to help you navigate the financial world. Our topics range from money-saving tips to advice on government grants to non-condescending definitions of terminology.

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Finance Brokers Tasmania - scam alerts

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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Finance Brokers Tasmania - finances during COVID

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.

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Finance Brokers Tasmania - COVID-19 coronavirus finance help

Have some questions about your finances? We are here to help!

We’re living in unprecedented times at the moment and there have been a lot of changes to our situations and finances. Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) we have seen businesses and personal loans affected as well as personal income situations.

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Finance Brokers Tasmania - choosing the right lender

There are over 108 lenders, how do you know which one is the right fit for you?

Starting your financial journey can be daunting, especially when there are over 100 lenders to choose from. Entering a new phase of life is meant to be an exciting journey… but don’t worry – that’s where we come in.

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Finance Brokers Tasmania New Home

New Year, New Home? Here’s how you can secure your first home with a deposit as little as 5%

As of January 1st 2020, the Australian Government have announced a new scheme allowing first home buyers to purchase a property with a deposit of as little as 5%.

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Finance Brokers Tasmania Lance Cure Gary Casboult

5 reasons why you should choose a local trusted broker

A question we often hear is, ‘why would I go to a broker when I can go directly to the bank for my loan?’. Well, here’s just a few reasons why you should chat to us today about your finance needs.

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Finance Brokers Tasmania - loan pre-approval

5 easy tips to increase your chances of a yes!

We keep hearing the same message from the marketplace – lenders are saying “No” more and more frequently. Credit is getting harder and harder to get. Customers are no longer given good service, instead they are interrogated as if they are applying for a job with the lender – instead of a loan!


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Finance Brokers Tasmania - Lance Cure, FBT CEO

Broking in the Island State - with the CEO of FBT!

The Adviser finds out what it’s like to be a broker in Tasmania as they sit down with Lance Cure, veteran broker and director of Finance Brokers Tasmania, who joined the broking industry in 1986.

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