Finance to help you live the life of your dreams

We're Passionate to Help You Buy a First Home Refinance Consolidate Debts Invest Upsize Downsize

We're far from average - and so are our clients

We at Finance for Living just want to help our customers with their finance needs so they can get on with living their lives, i.e. Finance for Living!

We love helping first home buyers so they can purchase the dream home. We are passionate about getting customers a better deal on their existing residential mortgage. We also help many investors and “upgraders” purchasing their second, third or fourth home!

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Who We Are

At Finance for Living, we have extensive lending experience and are passionate about customer service.

When it comes to home loans, most people tend to shop around for the best interest rate. On the surface that may seem like the best idea, but what most people don’t realise is that the best interest rate doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the best deal to suit your unique requirements, circumstances and goals.

Delivering Award-Winning Customer Service

Passionate in Supporting Our Planet

Find out which banks and lenders do and don’t support fossil fuels.

Finance for Living has been recognised as a leading Sustainable Mortgage Broker in Australia. 

“I had someone say to me once, ‘I wouldn’t have thought there’d be a mortgage broker who cares about the environment"

Simon O’Kelly

Simon has been trained by Al Gore (former Vice President of the USA) and delivered many updated presentations of the 2006 “An Inconvenient Truth” documentary to different groups in the community. We receive many requests from clients to use lenders which do not fund fossil fuels.

Meet Simon

Director & Senior Mortgage Broker

Simon has over 25 years experience in customer service and commercial roles, largely in the travel industry. In 2013, Simon set-up his own business as a mortgage broker so he could help customers finance their dream home or refinance their existing loans. Our team has grown to meet the demand; a key to our business is treating customers as customers for life and being there to help their family and friends as well.

Simon is passionate to find one of the most appropriate lenders for each customer especially when a customer has been told they cannot get a loan.

Meet Ainslie

Senior Mortgage Broker

Ainslie has over 20 years’ experience in customer facing roles, with the past 10 years in the retail lending and banking industry. Her passion is customer service and educating clients on lending options while finding solutions for their needs. She enjoys working with numbers and has an accounting background which enhances her understanding of our small business clients and self-employed clients.

Ainslie will take you through the initial stages of the application process, by understanding your needs, your goals, and your current financial position. Then, the team will come together to find the right solution for you.

Proudly Supporting Our Community

Our interest in people and helping them achieve their finance goals extends further than just great customer service and securing the best deal. We also connect with our community and strive to support others.

Partnering with the Geelong Swimming Club (GSC) has enabled us to support a community organisation that encourages a healthy and active lifestyle for people of all ages and abilities.

The club caters for more than just competitive swimming, offering pathways into numerous aquatic sports. Its dedicated multi-class program for swimmers with disability was celebrated at Disability Sport and Recreation Awards 2020, and was awarded Disability Club of The Year, Disability Coach of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year.In addition to its usual squad operations GSC provide weekly learn-to-swim lessons to over 1,400 children.

Senior Mortgage Broker, Ainslie Conheady also volunteers her time with GSC as club Treasurer. “GSC has a 140-year history within the aquatic industry. Inclusion is a cornerstone of the club culture and everyone is welcome. My family and I are a constant on pool deck, and we look forward to welcoming you to our club.”

Partnering with the Geelong Swimming Club (GSC) has enabled us to support a community organisation that encourages a healthy and active lifestyle for people of all ages and abilities.

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