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Andrew Parker Dec 30, 2020

 We've put together a list of the articles you loved reading this year. We're excited to share all the content we have planned for 2021! Let's hope it's a better year for all of us.


1. Best Scenic Drives around Adelaide 

Now that we have a little more freedom (fingers crossed Northern Beaches pulls through), we can explore the beauty that is Adelaide. We've saved you an hour of google searching and compiled a list of all the best scenic drives. Here's a few of our favourites:

  • Drive 1. Southern Ocean Drive
  • Drive 2. Flinders Ranges and Outback
  • Drive 3. Epicurean Way


2. The Budget: here's how your business can benefit

2020 was and is still a turbulent time for a lot of Australian businesses. When the Budget was announced in October, many breathed a sigh of relief as business funding initiatives were rolled out. Here's a quick recap of what we covered in the article:

  • Key business features of the 2020-21 Budget
  • Great commercial vehicle deals
  • Financial solutions to support and grow your business
  • Access a range of other helpful financial info


 3. Mechanical vehicle inspections: what they are and why they’re a must when buying a used car

If you're thinking of buying a used car next year, this article is a must read. We cover the following topics to guide you on your used car buying journey:

  • What does a mechanical vehicle inspection involve?
  • Why getting a mechanical inspection done is essential
  • discounted RedBook vehicle inspections


4. What you need to know about the VIC Government’s $200 regional travel voucher

 The first batch of vouchers sold out in record time but there is talk that more will be announced in Jan. Read up on everything there is to know about the vouchers in this article.


5. Car depreciation profile: Mazda CX-5

We took a look at the popular Mazda Cx-5 and what its depreciation rate is like. If you're considering purchasing this car for 2021, this article will interest you.


6. How can you pay for your new camper or caravan?

With international travel off the cards for the foreseeable future. It's time to become a tourist in our own country and explore all the hidden gems of Australia. We break down all the pros and cons of paying for your caravan with cash or financing.   


7. Go exploring: Best holiday destinations in VIC

If you've got some time off in Jan and your still scratching your head on how to spend it, we've got the article for you. Here's a few places to consider:

  • Redwood Forest, Warburton
  • Nagambie
  • King Valley
  • Bright


8. We answer your car finance 101 questions

We released an article this year which covered all the most common questions we receive about car finance. Here are a few of the questions we covered:

  • What are the common finance mistakes people make?
  • Why should I use a car finance broker?
  • Is dealer finance the best option?


9. 2019 Nissan Navara N-Trek review

If you have your eye on the Nissan Navara for a new workhorse, we cover everything you need to know in this article. You can confidently compare the Nissan Navara to all the other utes you're considering with this review.


10. The 4 main types of equipment financing explained

When it comes to financing your business equipment, there are a few options to consider. We break down the 4 main types of equipment finance is this article. Here is a quick summary:

  • Asset lease
  • Commercial chattel mortgage
  • Equipment rental
  • Cashflow funding


At Stratton Finance, we have over two decades of experience assisting Australians secure great finance deals that match perfectly with their needs. And you can rest assured that we’ll work tirelessly to find the perfect finance solution for your business, too. 

So give our friendly team a call today on 1300 787 288 to have a chat about your needs, or alternatively send us an online enquiry and we’ll be in touch shortly with a response.

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