Insider tips and tricks from one of Australia’s leading car and equipment finance brokers.


Phase 2 of Government scheme opens further credit opportunities for SMEs

While it seems the current climate may result in tightened lending conditions, there is still good...

Read More

The Facts about Equipment Finance

What is Equipment Finance? Equipment finance is the funding of all types of equipment used predominantly...

Read More

Rental contract vs chattel mortgage: which is best for you?

Getting ready to ramp up your business to make the most of the reopening economy? You...

Read More

EOFY 2020 COMPETITION WINNER

We wanted to make the End of Financial Year extra special for our customers this year!...

Read More

Is now the right time for updating business equipment?

Given that COVID-19 has plunged the economy into uncertainty, it might seem like an odd idea...

Read More

Platinum Rebrand To Platform Direct Finance

This week, car and equipment finance solution experts Platinum Direct Finance becomes Platform Direct Finance. Whether...

Read More

Instant Asset Write-Off Increased

In mid-March, the Morrison Government announced a $17.6 billion stimulus plan to support Australian businesses and...

Read More

Your quick guide to car finance

For many of us, paying cash upfront for a new car isn’t an option. But thanks...

Read More

0% finance deals – Too good to be true?

0% finance deals may sound like a great idea, but they’re not always everything they’re cracked...

Read More

Get the finance your business needs to continue succeeding

Getting finance is a critical aspect to both maintaining and expanding a successful business, but it...

Read More

The Secret to Smarter Car Buying

Dreaming of a new car, but dreading endless Saturdays stuck in showrooms? Hate the thought of...

Read More

The 5 Simple Steps to Obtaining the Best Car Loan for You

Buying a car is always an important financial decision. For most people, it will be the...

Read More

New Mazda 3 Revealed

Having faced stiff competition from the likes of the Hyundai i30, Toyota Corolla, Kia Cerato and...

Read More

Which car finance solution is right for you?

Navigating your car finance options can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. But it doesn’t have...

Read More

Instant asset write off scheme increased to $30,000

Thanks to an extension to the instant asset write off scheme, businesses all over Australia are...

Read More

Everything you need to know about balloon payments

When you’re navigating the sometimes tricky world of car finance, terms like ‘balloon payment’ can really...

Read More

Cashflow tips for tradies

As we move into the back end of the financial year, tradies and suppliers should be...

Read More

The new Triton gets Tougher

Mitsubishi has ditched what it described as a ‘sporty design’ for the Triton mid-size ute and opted...

Read More

Revamped 2018 Ford Mustang

Now with a 10-speed automatic, revised styling, more power and a nastier exhaust note, the new...

Read More

Need a car or equipment for your business? We’ve got the loans for you

When you’re a business owner, finding the cash for new cars or equipment can be tricky....

Read More

Applying for a car loan? Here are the 5 pre-approval boxes you need to tick

Buying a new car’s super exciting. But getting the loan to finance it? Not so much....

Read More

Mercedes introduces the new X-Class Ute

With Mercedes releasing their new X-Class line-up, the Australian luxury utility market is in for a...

Read More

EOFY – The best time of the year to bag a car bargain!

Thanks to oversupply and stocktakes, EOFY is one of the best times to buy a new...

Read More

Introducing the Ford Ranger Raptor

The new Ford Ranger Raptor’s covers have been taken off and it’s got everyone’s attention. Like...

Read More

Novated leasing – how does it work?

Whether you’re an employee or an employer, novated leasing is one of the most tax effective...

Read More

7-step guide to caring for your car

Cleaning your car doesn’t just keep it looking good, it also makes it easier to maintain...

Read More

Driving to make a difference – Electric and Hybrid cars

Previously the realm of science fiction, electric and hybrid cars are now an everyday reality. But...

Read More

Volvo’s XC60 – 2018 Wheels Car of the Year

Zooming past a field of 22 contenders, the new Volvo XC60 has scooped the coveted Wheels...

Read More

Self-employed? A low-doc car loan might be the answer

Whether you’re self-employed or simply low on documentation, a low-doc loan might be the answer to...

Read More

Worried about a write-off? Value Protect Insurance has your finance covered

Think comprehensive car insurance will completely cover your back in the event of an accident? Think...

Read More

Refer a friend and get a Free $100 Fuel voucher

There are two things we love more than anything else. The first is helping customers get...

Read More

Toyota HiLux range gets a revamp

A new lease on life for Australia’s best-selling vehicle range A favourite of tradies, families and...

Read More

Can I sell my car while it’s still under finance?

Thanks to the digital revolution, selling your car is easier than ever. But when it’s still...

Read More

Top 10 Celebrity Rides

They’ve got money, they’ve got fame, and they’ve got some seriously cool cars. Here are the...

Read More

Toyota C-HR: Leading edge style

When it comes to cars, the better looking a model, the more popular the sales. The...

Read More

5 Quick tips to reduce fuel costs

If you're a frequent driver, you'll no doubt have noticed that petrol prices are creeping up...

Read More

0% Finance: The hidden cost

It’s easy to be tempted by the appeal of a 0% finance deal - but are...

Read More

VW Amorak gets a powerful new upgrade

Six and a half years after its debut, the Amarok has been updated, both technically and...

Read More

This Online Car Buyer Scam Has Cost Australians ¼ Million in 2016 So Far

Despite only being 3 months into 2016, online scammers targeting classified ads have already cost Australian...

Read More

Our Top 5 Favourite Australian Cars Ever Made

Australian's have a lot to be proud of – our immense stretches unspoilt outdoors, golden beaches...

Read More

The Weird and Wacky History of Holden’s Concept Cars

Holden fans rejoice – Holden's rich collection of historic and concept cars is not going anywhere!...

Read More

10 Tips for Buying Used Cars

Buying a used car can easily be a hassle – especially if you are not a...

Read More

Aussie Celebrities and Their Flashy Cars

They may live thousands of kilometres from the nearest luxury car manufacturer, but Australian celebrities are...

Read More

4 Cars Driven By Australia’s Top CEOs

Being the CEO of a company certainly has its perks. Not only do you earn a...

Read More

Novated Lease Alternatives

If you're looking for an alternative to a Novated Lease, Platform Direct Finance offers the following...

Read More

Diamond Encrusted Cars? Yes, that’s a thing

When it comes to turning the dial up on extravagance, these diamond encrusted cars go all...

Read More

Top 5 Hilarious Car Stickers

Bumper car stickers. Those little, sometimes large and tasteless PVC adhesives that adorn many a vehicle...

Read More

Top 7 Chick Magnet Cars

1973 Chevrolet Chevelle and Ryan Gosling. What do these two things have in common apart from...

Read More

Rich and Young – 6 Celebrity Kid’s Cars

The offspring of famous celebrities are generally known as some of the most pampered (many would...

Read More

World’s Most Expensive Car Crashes

If you’ve been unlucky enough to be involved in a car accident then it is likely...

Read More

Hitting the Road. NSW Best Road Trips

Australians are lucky with such wonderful destinations full of road trip ideas in every direction. New...

Read More