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ThinkBank covers information on the important issues in finance, education, property and travel. The articles are designed to be insightful, entertaining and informative.

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Thinkbank covers information on the important issues in finance, education, property and travel. The articles are designed to be insightful, entertaining and informative.

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Are you eligible for these first home buyer schemes?

An overview of incentives assisting essential workers get on the property ladder.

Getting your foot on the property ladder can be tough – but the good news is help is available!

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Tips to help you save for your first home

Build your deposit and put your own financial goals in motion.

Smash your savings goals and buy your first home sooner rather than later!

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Renting vs Buying – the Pros and Cons

Should I rent or buy? In our article we settle the debate once and for all

Paying rent is ‘dead money’ right? Not always. Get the low down on the pros and cons of renting vs buying and what’s the best bet for you!

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Wondering what to do with your tax refund?

Getting your refund is the best part of tax time

Tax time can be annoying, painful, and, for the most part, inconvenient—until the refund arrives. Here are a few practical suggestions to help at tax refund time.

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Tax tips for teachers

Wondering which teaching-related expenses are tax deductible?

It’s that time of year again—the countdown to tax time has begun. Ask any teacher and they will tell you that plenty of teaching-related expenses throughout the year come directly out of their own pockets. But which ones exactly are tax deductible?

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A quick guide to common car finance options

A guide to common car finance options

Take a look at our quick guide to common car finance options before you decide what’s best for you.

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