When an individual has an ache or pain, they typically seek medical treatment. When planning marketing strategies, a business often starts by addressing the pain points of its customers. Identifying their problems and presenting specific goods and services to solve those issues. But in focussing on other people’s pains, do you spend enough time addressing… Continue reading Feeling the pinch? Relief for business pinch and pain points
The Federal Budget comes around each year in May, with the exception of 2020 when it was pushed back to October due to the coronavirus pandemic. For both businesses and individuals, it can be an interesting, hopeful or anticipative event – what’s in it for me? After the massive COVID-19 stimulus measures introduced by the… Continue reading Budget Lead-up: what can you expect?
With floods impacting eastern Australia, the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out entering the crucial stage 1B and a raft of issues in Federal Parliament dominating the news headlines, the story about a container ship blocking the Suez Canal has taken a few days to reach the front pages of the national mastheads. In case you missed it,… Continue reading Ship Stuck in Suez Canal. So what?
Will it be a winter of discontent or a winter wonderland? After more than 12 months of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, most people will no doubt be looking forward to increasingly improving economic times. Much of our good news bad news will likely come on 11 May when the Treasurer, Josh Frydenderg, hands the… Continue reading Autumnal Tidings: Budget Time
Australians have what we consider a healthy obsession with interest rates. As a lender that has built a business model around achieving cheap interest rate loans for our customers across our loan portfolio, we are extremely aware of the significance of interest rates to achieving financial objectives. The lower the rate the more affordable the… Continue reading What’s happening with interest rates?
Finance for many businesses is perceived primarily as a burden. But an essential onus that must be taken on as a solution to a financial or expenditure problem. Loans are seen as a cure to a business own debt problems and thoughts of taking on the burden of debt can be the worst fears for… Continue reading Business Loans. Prevention as much as Solution
In late 2020 we covered the proposed changes to the consumer credit laws in great detail and as the Bill is now before the Senate, we revisit the issue to provide an update on the issue. As background, in assessing applications for credit by individuals and many small businesses, banks and other lenders must comply… Continue reading Consumer Credit Law Changes: Update
It’s been a busy start to 2021 on the economic front as the Australian economy moves into post-COVID recovery and Governments weigh up the results of different measures introduced through 2020. We have a number of issues to cover off which have been making news lately and may impact or influence your business equipment and… Continue reading Rate Rise Speculation and other Economic News
With the 2020 calendar of boat shows, caravan shows, truck expos and equipment field days decimated due to coronavirus, it’s great to see industry bodies posting their calendars of events for 2021. While the Melbourne Boat Show was on and then off again, there is a comprehensive schedule of events planned for those interested in… Continue reading Hints for Buying at Shows and Field Days
When taking out a loan or finance, borrowers also need to consider insurance. Most of the loans and finance arranged through Jade Finance are on a secured loan or finance basis. This includes our personal loan categories – Secured Car Loans, Secured Motorcycle Loans, Secured Boat Loans and Secured Caravan Loans business finance – Chattel… Continue reading Insurance and Your Loan