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February 20

Save Money Learning Plumbing Problems That Cost Home Buyers Thousands

Posted by on February 20, 2017 at 8:42 AM

On average, 30% of new homeowners experience some plumbing issue with their new property, all because they didn’t notice problems when viewing and purchasing the place initially. Today we look at the most common plumbing problems that cost home-owners big bucks.

Save Money Learning Plumbing Problems That Cost Home Buyers Thousands

This article will outline what you should look out for when inspecting a property before buying to potentially save thousands of dollars. Noticing issues like these could also save you thousands off the price of your new home by putting you in a better bargaining position.

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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 14

Money Saving Health Checks to Complete on your Roof

Posted by on February 14, 2017 at 8:28 AM

If you don’t live in a new build then it can pay to check the health of your roof at least once a year for any damages. Global warming has been the result of adverse weather conditions and may cause your roof some damage over time.

Money Saving Health Checks to Complete on your Roof

Today we are going to look at some of the roof checks you can do yourself in efforts to save money on hiring roofing professionals. If you have any stories to share, please feel free to use the comments section at the end of the blog to let us know.

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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 6

Using Your Smartphone Photos to Pay for Your next Smartphone

Posted by on February 6, 2017 at 8:58 AM

Did you know that there are services out there that can help you earn some extra cash when you upload your smartphone photos. There are a number of websites and apps online that allow you to upload photographs you have taken and who give you commission for each one purchased.

Using Your Smartphone Photos to Pay for Your next Smartphone

These platforms are equally suitable for amateurs and professionals and it can be done in your spare time or as a serious, professional, self-employed route too. Below is a list of some of the most popular platforms available online and what you differs them from the competition. If used successfully, you could save money off your next smartphone by getting your current one to pay for by exchanging photos for currency.

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February 2

Save Money by Preventing Your Smartphone Eating up Your Data

Posted by on February 2, 2017 at 8:14 AM

Those of you who keep getting caught out by telecoms companies because you’re exceeding your data limits or those of you who would like to save money on their phone bill, will find the following data saving tips useful. Having access to mobile data is the reason many of us now buy expensive smart phones, but this doesn’t mean we need to be locked into spending large amounts of money every month for data too.

Save Money by Preventing Your Smartphone Eating up Your Data

We are going to look at ways to save money on mobile data by limiting our phones from consuming unnecessary amounts. Implementing these tips and tricks should help you remain within your monthly data limits or enable you to move onto a cheaper plan to save money where it counts.

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January 31

When Extended Warranty Can save You Money

Posted by on January 31, 2017 at 8:43 AM

Those of you who have made biggish purchase such as a TV, home appliance or automobile may have been offered an extended warranty, which basically covers repair beyond the manufacturers expiration date, usually by a couple of years. This costs an additional fee and although we are protected by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for a period of time, a warranty can save you money in certain circumstances.

When Extended Warranty Can save You Money

Home appliances and TV’s for example don’t generally break down until we need a new one, so today we’re going to look at when buying an extended warranty might be a good idea and why it might save you money in the future to help you avoid expensive suprises.

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January 26

Save Money on Expensive Software with Free Alternatives

Posted by on January 26, 2017 at 8:25 AM

There are so many powerful software programs out there today and they know they can charge companies big bucks, but if you haven’t got a company buying your software for you or you don’t have the budget, tools like Photoshop can seem expensive. Pro Tools, Maya and even the latest version of Windows can prove costly.

Save Money on Expensive Software with Free Alternatives

In efforts to save money we are going to look at free software that can be considered as an alternative to buying these expensive programs. This is your opportunity to get your work done to a similar level but with completely free software instead.

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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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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 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 21

Australia’s Supermarket Industry Is under Fire Again from Germany

Posted by on November 21, 2016 at 8:17 AM

Australia should prepare itself for cheaper products and more money saving opportunities in the wake of the new supermarket, Kaufland’s arrival. The German discount brand is heading down under because it wants to stop Aldi having all of the fun.

Australia’s Supermarket Industry Is under Fire Again from Germany

Kaufland is owned by Aldi’s rival, Lidl as well as the Schwarz Group who control $49.4 billion worth of the German grocery market and they are planning on an expansion into Australia. It appears that Coles and Woolworths have a big battle ahead of them, with Aldi only being the tip of the discount shopping iceberg.

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November 15

Energy and Money Saving DIY Wooden LED Lamp

Posted by on November 15, 2016 at 8:34 AM

LED lights are undoubtedly better value for money because they last considerably longer than standard light bulbs, plus they consume far less energy which can save money. However, their cost can deter people from buying them and this goes for household items too such as lamps.

Energy and Money Saving DIY Wooden LED Lamp

If you would like to embrace the LED world of lighting by having an LED light in your home office for example to help reduce your energy bills then we are going to look at how to build a wooden DIY LED light. All instructions, materials and a video are included.

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November 8

Amazon Waves Aussie Retail Industry Goodbye

Posted by on November 8, 2016 at 8:20 AM

This time next year we will have already had a months worth of the new Amazon, it claims will destroy the Australian retail industry. The e-commerce giant plans on launching in Australia as we know it elsewhere in the world with prices it claims will be 30% cheaper than local stores.

Amazon Waves Aussie Retail Industry Goodbye

This doesn’t seem to simply be a marketing threat either, because a special briefing with the Australian Financial Review last week revealed that the company will be researching and collecting price points on everything before setting prices at a 30% discount. Their motto for Australia’s high prices is, “your margin is our opportunity.”

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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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