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January 18

Save Money Keeping Your Animals Cool This Summer

Posted by on January 18, 2017 at 8:40 AM

As summer begins to heat up our country our households will begin resorting to air-conditioning to keep us cool. However, whilst we are at work we will usually turn it off, but for those with pets we may be inclined to leave it on to help them keep cool during the hottest parts of the day.

Save Money Keeping Your Animals Cool This Summer

This can be an additional expense that can burn a whole our pocket so in order to avoid extra costs, we are going to look at ways you can keep your pets cool and hydrated, whilst saving money on bills. Energy consumption records show that there was an increase last year directly related to A/C being left on for our furry friends so, if you fell victim to this, then today we have money saving solutions for you.

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January 16

Save Money by Knowing Your Flight Rights

Posted by on January 16, 2017 at 8:23 AM

It’s inevitable that one day you will either have a flight delayed or cancelled, from no fault of your own. Many people are unaware of their rights when this happens, and unlike simply catching the next train or bus, it can severely mess up our travelling plans.

Save Money by Knowing Your Flight Rights

Today we are looking at your entitlements to compensation if a flight is either delayed or cancelled. If you have ever experienced this in the past then you may also be entitled to compensation, which may not help you save money but will certainly give you the best chance of reclaiming money that you thought you had lost.

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January 13

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Keeping Cool In Summer

Posted by on January 13, 2017 at 8:45 AM

During the summer the likely hood of you heading down to the beach may be very probable and that’s why this week we’re focusing on hacks for the beach, using your own swimming pool and general hacks for dealing with the Australian heat. Our aim is offer both money saving hacks and other DIY tips and tricks you can use to potentially reduce the amount money spent keeping cool.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Keeping Cool In Summer

We are going to look at ways to help you deal with the heat, how to save money on practical ways to help you further enjoy your time outdoors in the sun other generally useful pieces of information that can make this summer the coolest yet.

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January 12

Free Travel and Better Value for Money Using Credit Cards

Posted by on January 12, 2017 at 8:46 AM

Travelling is something most of us generally enjoy and it would be a complete joy if sometimes it weren’t so expensive. Learning how to take advantage of free travel via your credit cards and other means is a great way to save money on both national and international journeys.

Free Travel and Better Value for Money Using Credit Cards

This article looks at some of the best methods to use in order to receive discounted or at times free travel by using credit cards and other known industry tips and tricks. It wont require a calculator to see how much money you could save by using these ideas the next time you go away.

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January 10

A Value for Money Comparison of Australia’s Biggest Gym Chains

Posted by on January 10, 2017 at 9:09 AM

The average price of a monthly gym membership across the country is $65 with people in their 30’s spending the most at $70 per month. However, what defines a good value for money gym when there are so many to choose from. We want to look at our usage, what the gym has to offer and other key areas to determine value for money.

A Value for Money Comparison of Australia’s Biggest Gym Chains

Our personal goals will also dictate value for money because whilst some may love to put their head down and jump on the treadmill, others may enjoy the social aspects of the gym. We define value by looking at equipment, staff, social atmosphere, membership perks and a range of others and how the gyms compare against each other with help from an industry professional. Our aim is to help you understand if you are at the best gym available, whether you could save money by changing company and what deals and discounts are available to take advantage of.

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January 9

Save Money on Gold Jewellery by Knowing the Different Qualities

Posted by on January 9, 2017 at 8:47 AM

Buying Jewellery is always expensive, but did you know that there are ways to save money on your next purchase by educating yourself on the different qualities. Instead of buying solid gold for example you could buy something that looks the same quality but is only gold-filled.

Save Money on Gold Jewellery by Knowing the Different Qualities

Today we are going to look at the difference between gold plated, gold vermeil and gold-filled jewellery and how you can save money on jewellery, by buying something that looks as good for considerably less. Learning the differences between these types of gold jewellery can help you save hundreds of dollars in a single purchase.

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January 6

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Summer BBQ Tips and Tricks

Posted by on January 6, 2017 at 9:27 AM

Following on from last weeks hacks post regarding hosting dinner parties, this week we will focus on how to master the BBQ when hosting a dinner party. Whether you’re a BBQ novice or an experienced professional there is plenty of hacks in todays post to brush up your skills.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Summer BBQ Tips and Tricks

We are going to cover areas such as how to start a coal BBQ when you have forgotten firestarters, or how to masterfully smoke fish or cook the best BBQ ribs in town. If you all of the above then try the BBQ hacks video for other interesting ideas.

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January 5

Save Money Living in the Big City on a Small Budget

Posted by on January 5, 2017 at 8:24 AM

Living in the big city can bring excitement and energy but also high costs. If you are someone who has succumb to the allure of living in the big city but you want to try and make it on a small budget then the following money saving tips are aimed to help you achieve this.

Save Money Living in the Big City on a Small Budget

This article includes information from a variety of money saving experts around the world who have shared their knowledge on the best ways to spend less whilst living in a centrally. Certain tips may seem like common knowledge whilst others may be the beginning of a new affordable city lifestyle.

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January 4

Forced Money Saving Tax Free Threshold Strategy

Posted by on January 4, 2017 at 8:32 AM

Those of you who struggle to put aside money each month for savings may prefer a technique that forces you to save money instead. Forced savings can be achieved by utilising the Australian Tax Office (ATO) by basically paying over and above what you will likely owe in tax.

Forced Money Saving Tax Free Threshold Strategy

This forced money saving technique can reward you with up to $6,000 within twelve months and will continue to do so every year, so below we are going to explain how you can use it to your advantage. This idea pulls on the basis that every Australian is entitled to a tax-free threshold.

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December 30

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Dinner Party Tips and Ideas

Posted by on December 30, 2016 at 8:17 AM

As we get into the full swing of summer it’s going to be increasingly difficult to either avoid hosting your own dinner party or attending one at some point. These fun occasions can be a great way to bond with friends whilst still not spending the earth on food and entertainment.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Dinner Party Tips and Ideas

The following tips and hacks will provide you with great ideas on how to prepare in advance for receiving guests, what to include when preparing cheap meal ideas and much more. Additionally, if bugs can be a pest in your garden then learn some of these DIY bug repellent ideas too.

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December 29

The Best Windows 2-in-1 Devices to Buy for the New Year

Posted by on December 29, 2016 at 8:50 AM

A new year will certainly bring new challenges and one that you may be looking to overcome more easily is the versatility of your workstation. Microsoft is trying to change the way we work by combining both the practicality of a laptop with the ease of a touch screen tablet. Yet, with so many choices on the market, we decided to narrow the list down for you to our favourites.

The Best Windows 2 in 1 Devices to Buy for the New Year

Gone are the days where we have to carry around multiple devices, because the following 2-in-1 laptops combine everything into a popular handheld size. We are going to look at the top three choices on the market and see how much they compare the industry standard Apple MacBook Pro which starts at $2,199.

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December 28

Ikea’s Home Delivery Service and How to save Money at Their Stores

Posted by on December 28, 2016 at 8:14 AM

IKEA in Australia for the first time in Australia have launched a new service allowing customers to receive their products delivered to their front door. The service will go into action first at their Canberra store, with the service rolling out to other stores later. The ‘click-and-collect’ service costs $20, whilst home delivery starts at $79, depending on location.

Ikea’s Home Delivery Service and How to save Money at Their Stores

David Hood, IKEA’s country manager plans to roll the service out in efforts to boost sales by 10%. Ultimately, IKEA do not charge for size, weight or number of items, delivery prices are driven by location, so when combining the money saving tricks below and bundling them all into a delivery, their $79 shipping cost can save you a whole lot of stress and even your back.

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December 15

Money Saving Christmas Bargains and Shopping Tips

Posted by on December 15, 2016 at 8:44 AM

We are well within the countdown to Christmas and with office parties and kids holidays / parties all kicking in, it can make your money saving activity seem rather fruitless. That’s why we are going to share some money saving tips that you can utilise over the next couple of weeks to ensure you don’t bust the bank account before Christmas.

Money Saving Christmas Bargains and Shopping Tips

If you like to plan further ahead then the following money saving tips will also give you the best chance of starting the new year on the right side of the breadline. Work will generally be quieter for most industries at this time of year too so utilise your free time and keep more money in your wallet with these money saving tips.

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December 14

The Best Value 4K Blu-ray Player in Oz: The Xbox One S

Posted by on December 14, 2016 at 8:12 AM

Christmas is around the corner and those looking to beef up their home cinema system with a new Blu-Ray player may be looking at online discounts and deals, especially as online streaming it becoming more popular. However, you may be leaving some stones unturned because the best value for money Blu-Ray player on the market today in Australia is the Xbox One S.

The Best Value 4K Blu ray Player in Oz: The Xbox One S

The best investment you can make into a piece of Blu-Ray technology today is not a standard player anymore, it’s one that can do much more. An Xbox One S will set you back around $349, and when compared to other devices that can upscale to 4K, it looks like a pretty good deal. Check out our comparison table to find out how much money you could save.

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December 12

How to Avoid a $300 Energy Bill Increase in 2017

Posted by on December 12, 2016 at 8:43 AM

Victoria residents will be well aware of the pending closure of the Hazelwood power station and the aftermath that may result in skyrocketing gas and electricity bills for households. The closure could cost us all an extra $300 per quarter.

How to Avoid a $300 Energy Bill Increase in 2017

That’s on top of AGL Energy increasing prices by 10% already, meaning NSW, Tasmania and Southern Australian will have to find a new provider to replace the cheapest electricity generator the country knew, Hazelwood. These are the money saving options to consider before you begin to panic.

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