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Financial Tips

Shepherding Australian companies to help the financially excluded

Last September, Frollo were proud recipients of the first prize in the Metlife Foundation’s Inclusion Plus competition. We won by demonstrating how Frollo could be used to help those who are being financially excluded – the over 3 million Australians who are excluded from having basic banking and insurance services. We were subsequently invited to

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Financial Tips

Going Barefoot with Frollo – Part 2 – Sorting out your Super

Welcome to our second instalment of #BarefootWithFrollo – we’re going to tag along again (without being the third wheel, we promise!) to your second date night – sorting out your Superannuation. There is a lot of great advice in this chapter – Superannuation is one of the most confounding yet important aspects of our financial

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Financial Tips

How the Super Saver Scheme can help you buy your first home

In May of last year, the Government released the Federal Budget introducing the First Home Super Saver Scheme (FHSS) to address issues of housing affordability in Australia. Under this scheme, you are now able to save money for your first home through your superannuation fund meaning first home buyers save faster under the concessional tax

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Banking

Should you put your savings on autopilot?

With the cost of living on the rise, it’s getting harder to put away some money at the end of each month towards your savings. In the last six months, bank accounts and apps have been launched which promise to make this process easier, including in some cases investing the savings for you. But is

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Financial Tips

Your Average Living Expense & what does it mean (Jun 2018)

So now that you know your average daily living expense what does that mean to you? Well, the good news is knowledge is power. The number by itself is irrelevant, as you need to also look at your income for the period but nevertheless, seeing it will either make you feel 😀 or 😒. But let’s make

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Financial Tips

Claim your CTP insurance refund in less than 5 minutes!

If you have a car registered in NSW, you are probably eligible for a partial refund on your Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance. CTP insurance (also known as “Green Slips”) provides cover for injuries caused to others in a motor accident and needs to be purchased when you register your vehicle. However the State Government

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Financial Tips

Get a better deal on your next personal loan with P2P Lenders

If you are in the market for a personal loan, you should consider a Peer to Peer (P2P) lender over the established banks. P2P lenders offer many advantages and more often than not will give you a better deal on the loan over the Big Four. When you borrow from a P2P lender, you are

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Financial Tips

Choosing wisely when switching your private health insurance

With private health insurance premiums due to increase on 1 April 2018, now is the ideal time to think about your needs and reassess your policy and premiums.  There are hundreds of policies to choose from, but this makes it very difficult to compare policies and choose the right fit for you and your family. 

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Financial Tips

Choosing between market and agreed value for car insurance

When it comes to car insurance, understanding the difference between market and agreed value could save OR cost you thousands of dollars if you have to make a claim. We’ve summarised the pros and cons of each so you can make a smart decision before you insure your next car or renew your existing policy.

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Financial Tips

3 Ways to use Frollo to kickstart your finances

A recent survey found that 86% of Australians don’t know how much money they are spending each week. Moreover, most respondents said the main reason being it was too hard to calculate how much they were spending. With Frollo, we have made it easy to take the first steps to get on top of your

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