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December 6

Woolworths and Australia Post Partnership save Customers Money

Posted by on December 6, 2016 at 8:22 AM

Woolworths has partnered with Australia Post in efforts to encourage more customers to visit their stores. Aldi is applying immense pressure on the industry and with the announcement of Amazon Fresh hitting our shores next year, it’s no wonder Coles and Woolies are going to great lengths to retain our attention.

Woolworths and Australia Post Partnership save Customers Money

Woolworths will be the first supermarket to offer customers the ability to combine their online shopping with their supermarket run. The plan is to roll out 500 Australia Post 24/7 parcel lockers into stores across the country, to allow you to collect your deliveries from instore.

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November 17

Kindle Unlimited Launches in Australia, but Is It worth It?

Posted by on November 17, 2016 at 8:28 AM

Amazon has launched its Kindle Unlimited subscription service in Australia and for many ebook readers it’s considered the Netflix for books. The service offers customers access to over one million titles for a monthly subscription fee.

Kindle Unlimited Launches in Australia, but Is It worth It?

Whilst the service offers an abundance of reading material, is its offering as good as other countries? After launching over two years ago in the United States Amazon still has left parts out of the Australian launch such as audiobooks, plus it’s more expensive than some TV subscriptions. Therefore we ask the question, what type of reader is this service good value for money?

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September 15

Save Money for a New Smartphone with These Money Saving Apps

Posted by on September 15, 2016 at 8:41 AM

In the fortnight we have witnessed numerous scandals across the smartphone industry. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has had a global recall due to exploding batteries and the latest Apple iPhone 7 has been slandered for looking the same as the past two years models and only adding water resistance but nothing else.

Save Money for a New Smartphone with These Money Saving Apps

If you are feeling like the massive amounts of money required to buy these new handsets is a little daunting then why not hold onto your device for one more year, save money and put it towards a more desirable smartphone in 2017. These are some of the best money saving apps in Australia that make saving simple and manageable from your mobile phone.

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September 8

Replacing or Refunding your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in Australia

Posted by on September 8, 2016 at 8:31 AM

Samsung Australia has revealed details about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 safety recall after the news that certain devices had become unsafe. If you have purchased one of these devices recently and are worried your handset may suffer the same fate as the exploding battery stories that have been surfacing online, then continue reading to find all you need to know about returning or refunding your device.

Replacing or Refunding your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in Australia

All customers are entitled to a replacement, repair or refund, including eBay purchases, post-paid mobile plans and grey market imports. This way you can ensure that you get a new device that is safe and can feel confident in charging it without it bursting into flames like other devices have. To put things into perspective however, there have been less than 100 reported incidents out of one million unites sold.

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July 27

Working Out: Cheap Personal Fitness Options

Posted by on July 27, 2016 at 8:02 AM

Working out and staying fit is on most people’s agendas, but a gym membership can be expensive. So how can you find different ways to exercise cheaply? Well, if a standard gym membership is out of your budget’s range currently, then you’ll be happy to hear that there are plenty of low-cost or even free solutions you can have access too. 

Working Out: Cheap Personal Fitness Options

The likes of public or non-profit centres can be a great solution and even bodyweight exercise in the park can be just as effective when done correctly. The guys over at Canstar Blue put the average cost of gym membership at $72 per month and if that’s a cost you would like to avoid then looking at your local green or recreational areas will certainly provide some more affordable options.

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May 4

Avoid Traffic and save on Fuel with the Surprisingly Effective Waze App

Posted by on May 4, 2016 at 8:38 AM

Everybody hates sitting in traffic, especially me, so when I found out about this app that helps avoid the jams, I was ecstatic. If you were out in the city in your car over the long weekend then I’m pretty sure you’ll be interested in trying it out. Called Waze, this mobile application will not only help you steer clear of any road congestion but also save you money on fuel as a result.

Avoid Traffic and save on Fuel with the Surprisingly Effective Waze App

Waze has been around for a while, thus it’s tried and tested in the market. Plus the fact that Google were interested enough to buy it (and now run it) is even more reassuring for drivers. The cherry on top of the cake is that it’s free to download too.

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April 8

Weekly Lineup of the Top Australian Freebies (April Week 2)

Posted by on April 8, 2016 at 8:36 AM

If you’re scraping for ideas on how to entertain the kids these school holidays then we’ve got some great freebies to keep the ‘little terrors’ occupied. Choose from interesting fiction storybooks to actual face painting and Jedi orientated training activities to keep them occupied. This weeks line up of freebies comes from the companies:

Weekly Lineup of the Top Australian Freebies (April Week 2)

☆  Toluna

☆  Myer

☆  Mind, Body & Soul

☆  Amazon AU

 

 

 

 

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April 4

The Best Budgeting and Money Saving Apps of 2016

Posted by on April 4, 2016 at 8:14 AM

2016 has started out to be a good year generally across the global market place. Companies are reporting positive sales figures, the property market is moving in the right direction and tourism and travel have been on the rise too. All signs of a growing economy. So with more money spinning around the world it’s about time we started focussing on saving more of it with less strain via smartphone apps that do all the hard work for us. 

The Best Budgeting and Money Saving Apps of 2016

It’s time to set new goals, make new financial plans and hopefully begin more targeted budgets. This year is no exception and with modern technology and smartphone apps making leaps and bounds in terms of progress, you will be happy to hear that there are numerous financial apps out there to help you keep on track. Here’s my list of the top budgeting and money saving apps available on the market today.

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April 1

Weekly Lineup of the Top Australian Freebies (April Week 1)

Posted by on April 1, 2016 at 8:22 AM

Those of you looking for free forms of education will be happy to know that we have both language based learning here for you today and interior design. If you don’t fancy learning anything new this week but do feel like supporting a good cause, then we also have one of the noblest freebies we’ve had this year (surrounding the fight against homophobia in sports). Your weekly lineup of free goodies are from the following companies:

Weekly Lineup of the Top Australian Freebies (April Week 1)

☆  Toluna

☆  Amart / Rebel Sports Stores

☆  IKEA

☆  Amazon AU

☆  Krispy Kreme

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March 25

Weekly Lineup of the Top Australian Freebies (March Week 4)

Posted by on March 25, 2016 at 8:35 AM

I didn’t seem to find the time last week to apply for any freebies, so I’m happy that this week’s lineup has a great range on offer (and can help all of us save money). If you want to stick it to Telstra in light of yet more service outages, then they’ve got another free data day coming up. For pet owners, Best Friends are providing free pet checks but I don’t want to give away too much so without further ado, here’s who’s filling this week’s Freebie Fridays list:

Weekly Lineup of the Top Australian Freebies (March Week 4)

 

☆  Four Seasons

☆  Toluna

☆  Best Friends

☆  Telstra

☆  Moo.com.au

 

 

 

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March 18

Weekly Lineup of the Top Australian Freebies (March Week 3)

Posted by on March 18, 2016 at 8:39 AM

I’ve got that Friday feeling again and along with it is some freebie goodness for you all. Whether it’s your stomach that you’re looking to fill or perhaps your makeup box needs a new addition we’ve got both areas covered together with a couple of other great offers. Our freebies this week come from:

Weekly Lineup of the Top Australian Freebies (March Week 3)

 

☆  Toluna

☆  Steam Games

☆  Baby & Toddler Show (Melbourne)

☆  Hoyts

☆  The Pancake Parlour

 

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March 11

Weekly Lineup of the Top Australian Freebies (March Week 2)

Posted by on March 11, 2016 at 8:35 AM

There are plenty of freebies to choose from this week and if you don’t find everything you are looking for, then you can head over to the Buckscoop freebies webpage to explore more alternatives. Today we have a selection of technology options all the way through to simple bathing products.

Weekly Lineup of the Top Australian Freebies (March Week 2)

Expect to see free products from the likes of the telco giant Telstra, Aveeno which is a health and beauty brand, Toluna with their weekly offering, Google Play and a new entrant, namely Coles Express.

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March 4

Weekly Lineup of the Top Australian Freebies (March Week 1)

Posted by on March 4, 2016 at 8:40 AM

This weeks freebies offer a great variety with everything from free Internet storage to football tickets. If you are a music fan then you will be happy to find a prolonged free trial from Google Play Music to enjoy, otherwise you might prefer kicking back in front of the box for the AFL with a free season pass.

Weekly Lineup of the Top Australian Freebies (March Week 1)

In today’s lineup we have freebies from the tech giant Microsoft via the nations Telstra telecoms corporation. Telstra must be feeling in the giving mood actually, as they are also giving away free season passes to both the AFL and NRL matches. Our regular, Toluna, are listed as well along with Google.

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March 1

How to Save Money at the Sydney Royal Easter Show 2016

Posted by on March 1, 2016 at 8:05 AM

If you haven’t been paying attention, then yes, it’s that time of year again when the Sydney Royal Easter Show comes to town. We all know how the day’s expenses can spiral out of control if we’re not careful and that’s just if we’re alone. Add kids to the mix and spending can really skyrocket. If you want to save money but still enjoy yourself at the Sydney Royal Easter Show, then today I’ll look at some of the best ways to pay less.

How to Save Money at the Sydney Royal Easter Show 2016

 

To give you a taster, did you know that you could save $12 on your ticket if you rock up to the show after 4:30pm? That’s right, ticket prices drop per adult from $38.50 down to $26.50, whilst children’s entrance tickets are $16 instead of $23.50. If that’s the kind of money saving tips you’re after then keep reading to see what else we have for you in the rest of this article.

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February 26

Weekly Lineup of the Top Australian Freebies (February Week 4)

Posted by on February 26, 2016 at 11:45 AM

It seems that last week, unfortunately, there weren’t enough freebies available to create a full post so we hope you didn’t miss us too much. However, this week we are back with the same variety of freebies that you’ve become accustomed to. Weekly Lineup of the Top Australian Freebies (February Week 4) Get ready because today we have a good selection of free offers that are brought to us by companies such as Steam Games, our regular Toluna, Beta-Heart, TV company Presto and San Churro el Social. Read the rest of this entry »