The past few months have been quite the wild ride. I’ve purposely avoided discussing COVID-19 to ensure I can read widely and assess everything thoroughly before writing about it in depth here. So today I want to focus on the economics impacts of it and hopefully help you better understand what’s happening and going to happen.
Sometimes we get a bit advanced here at Mutilate The Mortgage and while I think that’s a good thing as so many regular news sites just repeat the same old low level garbage ad nauseam, today I’d like to focus on a pretty basic part of the whole finance subject. The budget.
Whether it’s through changing jobs or moving up the chain your salary should be increasing over time especially straight out of uni. But a question you should always have an answer to is what will you be doing with this newfound wealth? Will you be squandering it… or using it wisely?
The Big Four Banks make up the vast majority of the home loan market and they’re usually the default options when looking for a loan, however today we’re going to take a look at why it could be better for your loan, your wallet and even the environment to NOT go with one of them.
Budgeting is mostly met with groans, sighs or just a general sense of dread. It’s the adult equivalent of being told to go eat your vegetables. Boring, restrictive, no fun. Learn how to have a great relationship with it instead!
Many people already know that paying off a mortgage early saves heaps of money. However there are many other very good reasons you may not be aware of. Today I want to go through a few of the most important ones to hopefully get you more motivated so you can pay down that debt as quickly as possible.