Buying a car

Should We Make the Sacrifice?

Hi Scott, My husband and I are two months away from finally clearing nearly $100,000 of card debt we racked up some years ago. Now we are about to start a family and want to buy a new Mazda CX-5. We are thinking of doing this through salary sacrificing, which...

Buying a car

Car Crash Classroom

Hi Scott, I am a 25-year-old teacher and I got a car loan in my second year of uni. I had no idea what interest rates were, or how getting a loan worked, and just signed away on the first deal I got accepted for (which ended up being a...

Getting out of debt

Bankrupt but They’re Still Chasing Me!

Scott, I am a 36-year-old single woman, earning $65,000 as an admin officer, and I have recently declared bankruptcy. However, one loan could not be erased, as it is a secured loan, and my car (a Mitsubishi ASX worth $8,000) is attached to it. It is a loan for $17,000...