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James McCay

James is a devoted husband, father, animal lover and history buff (particularly medieval history). He studied Creative and Professional Writing at QUT, and is often buried in a book. James also enjoys historical re-enactment, spending time with his dogs, and making furniture out of reclaimed wood. He hopes to make a positive difference for readers through his writing.

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16 Jun 2020 14:26

The evolution of sports cars over a century

Written by James McCay

How have sports cars transformed over the last 100 years? Watch our video showing the evolution of sports cars over a century.

6 May 2020 10:34

How 2020’s Default Market Offer affects your energy bill

Written by James McCay

Changes are coming to the Default Market Offer (DMO) on 1 July 2020. Find out how energy plans could be impacted in NSW, QLD and SA. Read on to learn more.

10 Jan 2020 15:39

Brexit’s impact on Australia is a moving target for currency values

Written by James McCay

Brexit is set to kick off from 31 January 2020. Should Brexit occur by this date, what impact could Brexit have on Australia, the economy and the AUD?

6 Jan 2020 13:56

Does the colour of your car affect insurance?

Written by James McCay

There are a lot of factors that can influence the cost of car insurance, including the colour of your vehicle. Learn more about how much of a difference it can make.

28 Nov 2019 10:28

Our list of school holiday activity ideas for the whole family

Written by James McCay

The end of 2019 is in sight! Stuck for family holiday activity ideas? Check out our budget-friendly holiday guide for inspiration this festive season.

21 Oct 2019 09:50

What are the effects of climate change on your insurance policies?

Written by James McCay

Climate change is dominating news cycles, but what are the effects of climate change on insurance? Read on to learn more about how you could be affected.

21 Oct 2019 09:15

Single and buying a house? Our top 11 tips

Written by James McCay

Buying a house and being single can be tricky, but it isn’t impossible. Check out our top 11 tips for buying your own home/buying a home on your own.

11 Oct 2019 16:08

The cost of a foreign illness vs a travel vaccination

Written by James McCay

Aussies love to travel, which brings us into contact with foreign illnesses. Learn about recommended travel vaccinations for popular overseas destinations.

11 Oct 2019 15:04

What is the FIRE movement all about?

Written by James McCay

FIRE stands for financial independence and retire early. So what is the FIRE movement and how does it work? Some Aussie FIRE bloggers share their thoughts.

8 Oct 2019 12:32

Which Aussies are stung by interest rate cuts?

Written by James McCay

The Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) rate cuts in October, July and June puts the cash rate at a record-low 0.75%.1 In August and September, the RBA did not change the cash rate, keeping it at one per cent.2These drops...

26 Sep 2019 13:26

7 Outback Queensland road trip destinations you have to see

Written by James McCay

Planning an Outback Queensland road trip to explore Queensland's hidden gems? Check out our list of top Outback Queensland destinations ways to get there.

25 Sep 2019 14:31

Weak Aussie dollar builds a strong case for international money transfers

Written by James McCay

The weakness in the Aussie dollar might be sad news for Aussie travellers heading overseas, but it presents a strong opportunity for international money transfers to Australia.

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