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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 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 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 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 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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December 9

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Best to Buy in December Sales

Posted by on December 9, 2016 at 8:30 AM

There are certain times of the year to buy certain products and then there are times to steer clear. This week we are looking at the best products you can buy in the month of December, firstly because of the amount of money saving opportunities there are and secondly due to it being the right time of year statistically to buy these products because of online discounts.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Best to Buy in December Sales

To give you a brief overview, you can expect to find information and hacks on how to buy statically the best products in Australia during December: Champagne, televisions, tools, golf clubs and technology. The videos below will help explain more about which products you should be looking at and help you begin scoping out the best money saving deals online for yourself.

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December 1

Cheap DIY Home Improvement Ideas for under $50

Posted by on December 1, 2016 at 8:29 AM

Summer is on its way and being Australians we generally love to entertain at some point or another, but if those tired parts of your house are holding you back here are some cheap DIY improvements you can implement immediately.

Cheap DIY Home Improvement Ideas for under $50

The aim here today is to find affordably simple ways of improving our homes so we can feel proud of inviting our friends over anytime. Scroll through the list of DIY home improvement ideas and pick whichever cheap facelift idea is suitable for you. No big investments or large jobs found here, only ideas costing less than $50.

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November 28

Save Money on Electricity This Summer with These Energy Saving Tips

Posted by on November 28, 2016 at 8:54 AM

Air-conditioning is an expensive way to keep cool and if you want to avoid high electricity bills this summer, plus reduce your energy consumption on other household electrical appliances, here are some top tips for reducing that bill.

Save Money on Electricity This Summer with These Energy Saving Tips

One in eight Australians cannot afford their electricity bills according to a study published on abc.net.au. Knowing this and being aware that electricity costs have increased by over $1,000 per year for some households should make the following tips and tricks give you a great money saving sigh of relief. Find out how you can save more money starting today.

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November 18

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Posted by on November 18, 2016 at 8:45 AM

This time next week we will be in full swing of the Black Friday sales leading into the retail fuelled weekend, followed by Cyber Monday too. If you plan on being out shopping for the best discounts and bargains or sitting at home hunting for top online deals, then a these online shopping tips and tricks will certainly help you save more money.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Whether you prefer shopping online or in-store the following videos will help you get the most out of the sales next week. The videos I hope will help you sniff out the true deals, what retailer tricks to look out for and when you should or shouldn’t buy what you are looking at.

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November 10

Buying a New Car? – The Most Affordable Option for You

Posted by on November 10, 2016 at 8:40 AM

A vast number of us can’t simply buy a new car because we don’t have the money available. Therefore many of us may resort to buying second hand or taking out a loan to buy a car with. If you need a newer vehicle and taking out a car loan is an option you are considering, there are different means some of which are more expensive whilst others save money.

Buying a New Car?   The Most Affordable Option for You

We are going to look at the different ways a car loan can work for you, what types of finance are available and what the best things to look out for are to ensure you make the best decision financially. Finally, I look online for the most affordable companies at different borrowing amounts.

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October 25

Stop Amazon’s Recommendation Algorithm from Ripping You Off

Posted by on October 25, 2016 at 8:07 AM

Amazon across the world has built a reputation providing an engine to buy cheap, reliable products from a vast array of suppliers. The company delivers three million packages per day across the globe but something fishy is going on with their pricing algorithm. The website advertises that it shows you the cheapest deal when you search for a product, but lately deal hunters have seen that this isn’t necessarily the case.

Stop Amazons Recommendation Algorithm from Ripping You Off

A new study suggests that the algorithm may be slightly skewed in favour of showing products from Amazon partners rather than simply the best deal available. ProPublica, a public interest journalism not-for-profit foundation conducted the analysis and found that simply relying on the Amazon buy box would cost you more money.

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October 20

Sneaky Credit Card Tricks to Avoid to save More Money

Posted by on October 20, 2016 at 8:17 AM

If you find yourself needing a credit card or perhaps you’re paying too much money to have your current one, then perhaps learning about how you can avoid giving them more money will align with your money saving efforts. The fine print is where all the bullying happens and that’s especially so with credit card companies.

Sneaky Credit Card Tricks to Avoid to save More Money

Tempting offers that seem legit rope us in, but it’s the iota within the fine print that can cost you hundreds of dollars. If you are looking to change credit card, pay your current one off as quickly as possible or simply have the desire to educate yourself more, this article will highlight some of the most important elements to be aware of before choosing a card.

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