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Great Southern Bank Blog

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

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Most common mistakes when refinancing

Before you refinance your home loan to save money, read about the most common refinancing mistakes. It could just save you.

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Secured versus unsecured personal loan

What's the difference between a secured and unsecured personal loan and what should you consider when choosing between the two?

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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 Lender’s Mortgage Insurance and who needs to pay for it?

Find out why you’d need to pay Lenders’ Mortgage Insurance (LMI), what it covers and how you might be able to avoid it.

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Thrifty Thursdays
Looking for simple, effective ways to save money? Check out our Thrifty Thursdays tips.

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5 ways to declutter for health and wealth

If you’re looking for an easy way to improve your mental and physical wellbeing, decluttering may be a good place to start. Read on to know how you can do that.

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Credit Cards vs Debit Cards

While debit cards give you access to spend your own money, a credit card allows you to borrow money via your line of credit.

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The Clever Way Home Podcast Episode 10: I bought a home… now what?

In the final episode of the Clever Way Home Podcast, we discuss the ins and outs to help you complete the purchase of your first home. Thank us later!

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The Clever Way Home Podcast Episode 9: Making the offer

Learn the nuances of what you can expect while making an offer on a property. If you’re ready to take the big step & make an offer on your first home, the 9th Episode of The Clever Way Home Podcast is worth listening to.

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The Clever Way Home Podcast Episode 8: Finding the perfect property

In episode 8 of The Clever Way Home Podcast, we go into the pros and cons of different property types to help you make your decision. If you’re thinking about the type of property you might like to live in, listen in.

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The Clever Way Home Podcast Episode 7: Applying for a loan

Hear this insightful discussion on the entire journey of a loan application to make the process easy & less stressful for you. Join us on the seventh episode of The Clever Way Home Podcast.

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