Checklists are a great way to get things done, particularly at busy times like the end of the financial year (EOFY). Tick off each task as you do it and you'll feel instant relief that you're making progress.
Alternative finance, otherwise known as online lending, is on the rise in Australia. KPMG research shows we have overtaken Japan to become the second largest alternative finance player in the Asia Pacific region, second only to China.
Should you try to knock the socks off a lender with an impressive business plan or are they more interested in the strength of your finances?