Are Borrowers Likely to be Affected by Legislative Changes to Parallel Import Vehicles?

Saturday, 21st May 2016 7:36 pm

As the election campaign crawls along at a pace that only reminds us why we don’t hold elections more regularly, the topic of parallel import vehicles has reared its head again. First discussed earlier this year, the government decided to initiate plans to relax importation laws, which would see m

Tax Time – Knowing What Deductions You Can Claim

Saturday, 27th August 2016 4:48 pm

It’s that time of year again! After working incredibly hard for the last year, you find yourself the subject of a dreaded tax liability! However, by understanding your rights when it comes to taxable deductions, you can do your bit to square the ledger and improve your tax position. While there ar

What to Consider When Buying a Second Hand Vehicle

Sunday, 30th October 2016 3:05 am

The new car market is often an intimidating experience for motorists looking for a bargain. Not only do motorists have to pit themselves against savvy salesman in an effort to haggle down prices, but there are an infinite amount of options when commencing your search. On the contrary, browsing the c

How Extensive Should the ACCC Make its Review of the New Car Industry

Tuesday, 13th December 2016 4:12 pm

This time last month, the ACCC released a preliminary issues paper stemming from a review into the new car industry. The report contained no fewer than 55 separate issues, and was spurred by a heightening number of complaints lodged by consumers in a year where new car sales look set to post record

Should Motorists be Concerned about Mortgage Brokers Diversifying into Asset Finance

Tuesday, 24th January 2017 4:51 am

One of the hot topics from this month has been around the prospect of mortgage brokers potentially diversifying their operations into asset finance, including car and equipment loans. With more and more home loan specialists opting to take up duties within another form of financing, do Aussie motori