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  • Peasy Explains

    Could Regulators be moving in on Non-bank lenders?

     
    A.P.R.A news update…
    It has now been confirmed that the government will provide an extra $2.6m over four years to APRA to “exercise new powers” and collect data from non-authorised deposit-taking institutions.
    What effect will this have on the consumer?
    APRA chairman Wayne Byres quoted. “If there is a systemic risk … APRA would

  • Peasy Explains

    Is it time to change to Principal and Interest?

    Interest only or principal and interest…
    As you may have noticed most of the major banks and smaller lenders have recently made some significant changes to their interest rate offerings in order to become more in line with industry policy and recommendations. Initially it was investment loans that were subject to the most changes, however

  • Brownie

    Life Hack – Microwave brownie in a mug

    Everyone loves brownies right?
    Our Life hack this week is dessert themed and should help warm you up after a cold day (after dinner of course!)
    Well if you think baking them in the oven can be a long and messy process then this is the recipe for you!
    Ingredients

  • Butterfly

    Craft – Make your own butterfly feeder

    Everyone loves a few butterflies in the garden. With this easy DIY butterfly feeder you’ll have loads of colourful flying friends to watch in your yard.

    Required
    – 3 tsp Sugar
    – 100ml Water
    – String
    – Coloured paper (for the petals)
    – Peasy coffee cup washed and dry
    – Cotton wool ball
    Steps

  • Cup_and _ball

    Craft – Cup & Ball

    We’re back with a craft project this week.
    This little game has been entertaining humans for hundreds of years! How many can you get in a row?
    Required
    – Small ball with hole through it or a peanut, walnut or gum nut
    – String
    – 1 Peasy cup
    Steps
    1. Poke small hole in the

  • Frog

    DIY Coffee Cup Frog

    This week’s post is a little green craft project that’s great for the young, and the young at heart.
    Required
    – 1 Peasy coffee cup
    – 1 Sheet of green craft paper
    – Craft glue
    – 2 Googley eyes
    – 1 sheet of red craft paper OR a red pen
    – A black marker pen

  • Iphone_post

    6 great iphone tips you might not know

    This week’s Peasy life hack brings you a few tips about getting the most out of the little computer in your pocket.
    A large percentage of the population have an iphone these days but there are many things that a lot of people don’t know they can do with them that might make their

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  • Peasy Explains

    Ideas for saving some money on this years tax return!

    Now the beginning of the new financial year is upon us, it is time to sit down and go through your finances.
    Begin to ask yourself questions like…
    1. Where did I make a saving last year?
    2. Could I have saved more if I had completed a budget or included expenses I didn’t realise could be

  • Lizard

    Craft – Coffee Cup Lizard.

    This DIY Peasy pet lizard is a fun project for a rainy afternoon for little and large alike.
    Required
    – 5+ (as many as you can gather) Peasy coffee cups, rinsed and dried.
    – Brass split-pin paper fasteners, equal number to the cups.
    – Glue stick.
    – Stick-on ‘googly’ eyes.
    – Marker pen.
    – Green

  • Pepper

    Life Hack – The pepper grinder uses you’ve been missing out on.

    Here’s the next in our series of Life Hacks.
    These might not all be great for the waistline but they are great for the tastebuds so everything in moderation, right!
    Did you realise that there are some other ways that your old pepper or grinder can be re-used?
    These include:
    – Corn chips