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March 23

Money Saving Tips to Consider When Taking out Insurance

Posted by on March 23, 2017 at 8:48 AM

Gone are the days when staying loyal to your insurance provider would mean that you could save money. The new style of marketing from insurance providers has created an industry of money saving deals and discounts for new customers only. If you change every year you could receive a much better deal.

Money Saving Tips to Consider When Taking out Insurance

Insurance is a necessary evil, but when you receive letters saying ‘why is your insurance going up when you haven’t made a claim’ it really makes you hate the company. Therefore in an effort to fight back, Buckscoop is going to arm you with money saving tips and advice to bring power back to the people in the battle against insurance.

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March 9

The Frugal Movement – Money Saving Tips and Tricks You can Use

Posted by on March 9, 2017 at 8:38 AM

There is a ‘no-spend’ movement happening right now fuelled by the money saving bloggers and others who are sick of spending their money to the beat of the consumer cycle. Those involved are saving thousands of dollars per year and it’s easy to see why others are joining the bandwagon.

The Frugal Movement – Money Saving Tips and Tricks You can Use

Australia has a debt problem and data released by Digital Finance Analytics has revealed that 20% of ‘middle-income’ Australians have no room in their budget for unexpected costs. Even the International Monetary Fund (IMF) last year warned that Australian households were on a dangerous debt binge. This is what others around you are doing to fight the problem head on.

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March 8

Costco Forces Groceries to Grow in Size at Coles and Woolworths

Posted by on March 8, 2017 at 8:52 AM

If you’ve noticed that things seem to be ‘super-sizing’ at Coles and Woolworths then you are not alone. This is a tactic the supermarkets are using to fend off competition from the large discount supermarket chain Costco.

Costco Forces Groceries to Grow in Size at Coles and Woolworths

Costco is a membership-based retailer that opened its doors in Australia in 2009. If Coles and Woolworths didn’t think Aldi was doing enough damage by itself, the addition of Costco is really hurting their performance. Therefore the growing  maximum packaging sizes of our groceries is a direct result that offer customers greater value for money.

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March 6

Discount Store TK Maxx Plans to Launch in Australia next Month

Posted by on March 6, 2017 at 8:40 AM

If the wake of Amazon coming to Australian hasn’t scared department store managers enough, then the arrival of discount store TK Maxx should get their minds whirling. The traditional retail market is about to get an abrupt arrival from the global discount chain renowned for its bargain designer brand offerings.

Discount Store TK Maxx Plans to Launch in Australia next Month

TK Maxx plans to launch in April this year by opening 35 stores under a new business model that many Australians haven’t had the pleasure of experiencing in their home country before. We are looking forward to a more H&M, Top Shop and Zara style shopping experience that may save money in the hundreds.

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February 17

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Birthday Party Ideas

Posted by on February 17, 2017 at 8:02 AM

Those of you who have kids will undoubtedly have some form of birthday party to prepare your child for over the summer months. Whether it’s a party for yours, your friends or someone in their class, it can really make a difference to everyone involved by learning a few valuable birthday party tricks and tips.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Birthday Party Ideas

We are looking today at hacks for kids birthday parties, slumber parties, party food, games and much more. Ensure that your kids has the best time possible by helping arm the parents involved with as many games, food and party knowledge hacks possible.

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February 16

How to save Money Building a Personal Computer

Posted by on February 16, 2017 at 8:15 AM

Those enthusiasts out there who enjoy building a more superior machine compared to what can be bought off the shelf, may know a few of these money saving tricks. Although you can’t consider yourself a true guru unless you know every tip there is.

How to save Money Building a Personal Computer

Today we are looking at how you can build a PC without having to spend a cent more than is necessary. Whether you’re aim is to build a basic every day computer or you’re building a gaming rig, we look at the smart computer tips to keep costs and save money wherever possible.

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February 10

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Money Saving Gardening Tips

Posted by on February 10, 2017 at 8:43 AM

The weather is warming up and you might feel more inclined to get out into your garden to make it look more appealing for the summer. If that is the case and you consider yourself a bit of a gardener or you like to maintain a vegetable patch then today we’re looking the best hacks you can utilise in the outdoors.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Money Saving Gardening Tips

Save money on gardening equipment by utilising by-products from your everyday shopping, or consider more efficient ways of tending to your vegetable plants. Whatever your needs are, todays hacks will help you become a better gardener whilst saving money at the same time.

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February 7

Best Value for Money Foods – Cost per Calorie

Posted by on February 7, 2017 at 8:45 AM

A balanced diet will be drawn from a range of different types of food mainly fruits, vegetables and also beans. Other food groups don’t offer as much variety, but mixing things up will ensure a varied and healthy diet. At the same time we want to focus on saving money supermarket shopping.

Best Value for Money Foods – Cost per Calorie

We are going to look at how you can spend less at the supermarket whilst still eating a healthy diet and getting the best value for money based on calorie consumption. This information will help you plan your weeks meals along with your grocery shopping to save money.

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January 24

Save over $1,000 per Year with These Fridge Tips and Tricks

Posted by on January 24, 2017 at 8:40 AM

One of the most efficient ways to instantly save money is to stop wasting food. The Australian government conducted a study revealing that we waste up to 523kg of the food produce that we buy each year due to it perishing. Whilst there is waste in all links of the supply chain, on average we throw away roughly $1,036 worth of food each year.

Save over $1,000 per Year with These Fridge Tips and Tricks

That figure put into perspective is too much money to be spent on wilted lettuce and leftover pizza etc. You can take back control of this waste by managing your kitchen and more importantly your fridge better. You could save $3,000 per year by following these simple kitchen and fridge tips and tricks.

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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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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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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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