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BLOG: Women and Money Infographic

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07 March 2019


As this is a financial blog, on International Women’s Day perhaps it is appropriate to highlight some of the financial disadvantages many women face, even here in Australia, for well…simply being women.

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BLOG: How Much Does a Car Really Cost?

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28 February 2019

the true cost of owning a car

So you’re finally ready to buy a new (or used) set of wheels to get around town. Whether it’s a brand new hot off the boat buy or a second hand budget buster for a few grand, the cost of the purchase price is only part of the expenditure for a car. Here’s an easy guide to keep track of all the costs of having your own mode of transport. 

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BLOG: Why You Shouldn't Pay for 'Credit Repair'

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21 February 2019

don't let debt wear you down

Having a good credit rating is essential to take out a mortgage and in some cases just to get a mobile phone contract. But that one time when you were between jobs…or were a poor student…and you let the repayments or bills fall behind, you were left with a permanent red mark on your credit history.

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BLOG: Money Skills for Kids - High School

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14 February 2019

empower your kids to manage their money early on

High School means a lot of new experiences for kids. Learning not just lessons inside the classroom, but life lessons too. Being a teenager is not one of the easiest life phases, most of us will agree, and for many it is fraught with anxiety and hormonal swings. There's so much for kids to learn during their high school years that it can be easy for parents to miss one very crucial thing. Understanding money and how to manage spending it responsibly. There’s an increased awareness of consumerism (think fashion and electronic gadgets and wanting to keep up with their friends), and the increased need for access to cash (be it pocket money or earnings) to spend on socialising and shopping. And while they will learn valuable lessons through making mistakes with money, as their parent you can help to minimise their mistakes and instead empower them to see the true value of being financially free.  

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BLOG: Money Skills for Kids - Primary School

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07 February 2019

Invest in yourself for the best return on investment

Schools don’t tend to teach kids much about money other than recognising currencies and learning how to add and subtract using money transactions as examples. But what kids need is financial skills early on to empower them to make sensible decisions regarding money. Skills that will last them a lifetime.

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BLOG: Why You Should Invest in Yourself

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31 January 2019

Invest in yourself for the best return on investment

The term ‘invest’ is more often than not used in reference to property, shares, some kind of financial commitment, or the purchase of an asset which is intended to increase in value over time or improve an outcome. 

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BLOG: How to be Happy at Work

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24 January 2019

you can be happy at work if you make it a priority

The year is already in full swing, with the end of January almost here. After the mad rush of Christmas and the sultry heat of Summer holidays, getting back into work mode can be a challenge even for the most conscientious worker bee.  

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Endeavour Mutual Bank joins campaign to fight Australia Post’s unfair pricing policy

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23 December 2018

Endeavour Mutual Bank has become one of many mutual banks that has been asked agree to an unfair pricing policy by Australia Post for customers to access Bank@Post.

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Mobile app V4 upgrade

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20 December 2018

Endeavour has released a new version of the mobile app, version 4 which provides some new features including:

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Important notice for ATM users

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18 December 2018

As of the 1st of January 2019, Endeavour Mutual Bank will no longer be part of the rediATM network. Whilst most Bank owned ATMs are now free, members may incur a direct charge by some rediATM’s after this date. 

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BLOG: How to Avoid Debt and Hangovers this Party Season

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13 December 2018

save money and the number of hangovers you have this party season

When the weather warms up so does our social life. The days are longer and the lure of the outdoors beckons us with its sunshine and mild evenings. From now until the end of the year your calendar is likely to fill up pretty quickly, with work Christmas parties, gatherings with buddies and family reunions.

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BLOG: How to Simplify Your Christmas

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06 December 2018

simplify your christmas and enjoy it more

The advent calendars are being opened day by day and tinsel is twinkling all over town. As well as excitement and anticipation however, December can bring with it additional stress, a busy social calendar, credit card debt and an overwhelming load of looming end of year deadlines.  

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BLOG: How to Reduce Credit Card Debt at Christmas

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29 November 2018

how to limit your credit card debt at Christmas

Christmas is one of the most expensive times of the year, it is very easy to spend beyond our normal monthly wages to cover additional costs which sees many of us reaching for our credit cards to pay the difference. 

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