Not having to save for the best part of a decade is one of the ultimate goals we can have in life. It sounds fancy, but believe us when we say that it's totally achievable.
 
In this episode, we share creative and pragmatic life hacks to speed up the saving period for your deposit so you can get closer to your first home purchase without missing a step. We tackle crucial subjects such as how you can tighten your belt, boost your savings, and avoid putting your earnings at risk.
 
If you're having trouble saving up for your desired home deposit, this episode will surely prove useful to you. Tune in now!

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Episode Highlights:
• The challenge of finding the right home deposit [02:55]
• The 20% pay yourself first scheme [07:01]
• Move back with your parents [11:52]
• Home-made coffee and packed lunch [13:12]
• Getting rid of your car [15:33]
• Co-ownership: Partner with a sibling or a trusted friend [18:32]
• The gig economy [20:13]
• Work out monthly repayments of expected loans at 7% interest [22:32]
• Cut out your credit cards [24:19]
• Do not get married [25:36]
• Say NO to Bitcoin or the share market [27:01]
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Veronica Morgan & Meighan Wells 

Veronica & Meighan are both licensed real estate agents who exclusively help buyers. Together they have nearly 40 years experience as property professionals.

Veronica is principal of Sydney based Good Deeds Property Buyers and is also co-host of The Elephant in the Room property podcast as well as Location Location Location Australia on Foxtel and author of Auction Ready: how to buy property at auction even though you're scared s#!tless!

Meighan is the multi award winning principal of Brisbane based Property Pursuit, chairperson of the REIQ Buyers Agent Chapter & a regular media commentator.

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