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

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How do Green Loans work

Find out how to save the planet while also saving money with our guide to green loans.

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Secured vs unsecured loan

What's the difference between a secured and unsecured personal loan? What should you consider when choosing between them? Find out here!

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Black Friday 2023 – how to grab a bargain

The Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are a great opportunity to grab a retail bargain. Find out how to score the best deals here.

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Scariest scams and how to avoid them

Learn how to protect yourself from the most common types of scam and find out what to do if you’ve been the victim of one.

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Five simple tips to save money

Establishing good savings habits isn’t necessarily easy if you’ve never done it before. We look at five top money-saving tips to get you started.

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How to pay off a car loan faster

Not only can paying off your car loan faster help cut down on your expenses, but you can also end up paying less interest too. Here’s how.

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