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Great Southern Bank Blog

Guides, tips and ideas to help you at every stage.

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The cost of having a baby in Australia

We look at the most underestimated costs of having a baby and how to ensure they’re covered.

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Financial lessons to teach your kids

Discover fun, effective ways to teach kids about money. Empower your children for a financially-literate future.

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9 common mistakes to avoid when refinancing a home loan

Thinking about refinancing your home loan? Make sure you avoid some of the more common mistakes with our handy guide.

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Fixed versus variable: What’s the difference in a nutshell?

What's the differences between a fixed and variable rates, and are there any other options?

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A guide to saving for a home deposit

Are you saving for a home deposit? Great Southern Bank has a comprehensive guide to help you reach your goal.

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What is Lenders Mortgage Insurance and who needs to pay for it?

If your home deposit is below a certain amount, you may need to pay Lenders Mortgage Insurance. Find out how it works here.

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What is an Offset Account

A mortgage offset account can save you thousands over the life of your home loan. But what are they and how do they work? Find out here.

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How to spot a scam

Stay informed and secure with our guide on identifying common scams. Learn how to spot warning signs, safeguard bank details, and act if scammed.

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Your guide to refinancing your home loan

Find out what refinancing a home loan means and how best to go about it with out ultimate guide.

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R U OK? Day - financial stress and mental health

A look at the link between financial stress and mental health, and practical tips for getting on top of debt.

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Saving and planning for your wedding

The best day of your life needn’t be the most expensive. Check out our guide to saving and planning for your dream wedding.

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How getting home loan pre-approval can boost your buying confidence

Home loan pre-approval is a smart move that gives prospective homebuyers an edge. Find out why here.

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