You don’t have to speak to many people to hear bad renovation stories e.g. poor workmanship, non-compliant jobs and of course poorly planned jobs from a financial perspective. Don’t be that person!

Have a look at the useful free stuff below …


Enjoying Family Fun on a Budget

You want to renovate? You may have to make some spending sacrifices, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun.

Ride in a Time Machine by Repaying Debt Faster!

Save money and time by getting rid of consumer debt as quickly as possible so you can get on with your renos.

Create a Savings Plan

It’s never too early to start saving for your renovations … and of course you’d be best to add a little extra for cost over runs!


Having a Go at Home Renovations

Thinking about a bit of DIY to save a few bucks? You’d better read this then! Read more...

Caution: Credit Cards

Thinking about putting DIY costs on the credit card? It might be a good idea … or it may not be. Read more...

The Debt Spiral

Feel better by getting out of debt before taking on a high cost renovation project. Read more...

The AM Show videos

How to Change Your Budgeting Mindset

Not all budgets are made the same. We tell you how to keep it simple and positive.

When Should You Borrow Money?

Borrowing for renos might make sense if you’re going to add a lot of value.

What the Official Cash Rate Means for You

Is there a connection between the OCR and your renos? Yes, there may well be!

Journeys - only available on paid subscriptions

My Budget

Nothing says “I need a budget” more than when you are planning renovations!

Get on Top of Short-Term Debt

Do you need a short-term loan? What would this really cost you?

My Mortgage Play

Compare different mortgage structures to see what's best for you.

Saving up for Spending

Start preparing for all the visits to the hardware store now!