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Lifestyle hotspots: Is it too late to make your dream move? 

Byron Bay, Noosa, Sunshine Beach, Ballarat and Geelong are some of the popular lifestyle locations that have experienced strong growth. Is there more growth left?

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‘Delayed adulthood’: Young adults are living at home for longer

The average age children are choosing to move out of the family home has been steadily rising. An increase in housing costs may be partly to blame but so too could the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Afterpay launches savings accounts: Will your cash be safe?

Australians with an Afterpay buy now pay later account can now do their everyday banking with the fintech. We take a look at how Afterpay’s savings rate stacks up.

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Nina Tovey
Editor-in-Chief
Brisbane, Australia

“Our editorial team’s sole focus is on breaking down the finance topics that matter to our readers through responsible, fact-based journalism.”

Gazumping: What is it?

“Like a seagull with its eye on your last hot chip, one of those rival buyers has just swooped in and snatched your dream home away. Sorry to say it, but you’ve just been gazumped.”

Alasdair Duncan

Can your LEGO earn you money?

“LEGO investments outperform large stocks, bonds, gold and other alternative investments, yielding the average return of at least 11% (8% in real terms) in the sample period 1987–2015.”

Michael Lund

A guide for first-time renters

“Having spent countless hours trawling through property sites, going to inspections and putting together my rental application, I’ve learnt a thing or two about the process.”

Tamika Seeto

Daycare for furry friends

“I can’t believe I’m telling you this, but sometimes I even sing to them. Lately I’ve been taking songs from Les Miserables and rewriting the lyrics so they’re about dogs.”

Alasdair Duncan

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