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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 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 3

How Virtual Reality Retail Counters Could Save Us Money

Posted by on November 3, 2016 at 8:30 AM

The tech scene has been raving about the arrival of virtual reality (VR) over the past 12 months and its clear to see why people are getting excited about it. Video gaming has been taken to new heights both companies such as Oculus Rift and others that simply use the screen of our smartphones.

How Virtual Reality Retail Counters Could Save Us Money

A number of companies have been experimenting with VR to adapt it to the retail industry with one Chinese company using it to create a virtual cosmetic counter to buy goods from. Ray Ban’s website can tap into our computer’s camera to show how glasses will fit our face, but how intelligent can this technology become and will we all be shopping from our living rooms in the future? Fewer bricks and mortar must surely bring the prices down too, I bet you’re thinking.

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August 15

Wacky Father’s Day Gift Ideas for 4th September

Posted by on August 15, 2016 at 8:30 AM

In just under a month we have father’s day across Australia and if you haven’t spent enough time with your dad recently then this is a great opportunity to remind him you’re thinking of him. Sunday September 4th may still seem like a while away but if you don’t act now then these things can creep up on you before you know it.

Wacky Fathers Day Gift Ideas for 4th September

Therefore if you haven’t applied any thought to your gift just yet, we have a selection of present ideas for you here today which are slightly different from the conventional ideas you may have had in mind. There should be enough here to get the creative juices flowing and to give you ideas. Check out our gift ideas for father’s day and if you don’t find anything, we will have more coming later in the month.

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August 8

Online Shopping Tips to Keep More Money in Your Pocket and Add Value

Posted by on August 8, 2015 at 7:41 AM

Shopping online has its fair share of perks along with some gripes as well. Many people love the idea of sitting in their living room and doing their shopping, (I know I do) whilst others prefer to physically visit the store. If you see yourself as more of an online shopper then you need to make sure you take note of the following shopping tips, because you could save yourself money as well as some precious time.

Online Shopping Tips to Keep More Money in Your Pocket and Add Value

The following tips will bring together the variety of ways you can use online shopping to your advantage. It may be the simple grocery shop or you may like to shop with online discounts, vouchers or deals. Whatever your style, employ all of the following tips and you should be able to save yourself a little extra every month. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Australia Budget Eyes GST Threshold on Overseas Purchases, Should We Be Worried?

Posted by on May 13, 2015 at 8:01 AM

Goods currently bought online from overseas retailers that are under the value of $1,000 are not subject to goods or services tax. However, in December 2014 assistant treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced that he would review the loophole, on the basis that local retailers were claiming it was difficult to compete. This review could see the end of significant online bargains from overseas for products such as TV’s, books and clothes.

Australia Budget Eyes GST Threshold on Overseas Purchases, Should We Be Worried?

If Tony Abbott’s assistant treasurer goes ahead with the reform we Australians could see the prices on these sorts of items skyrocket due to less competition in the market. The Australian Retailers Association has been lobbying to close the tax loophole for over five years, but what would this actually achieve besides helping line the pockets of large retailers locally even more?

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March 7

How you are Secretly Losing Money and Ways to Stop it

Posted by on March 7, 2015 at 9:30 AM

According to a number of polls taken in recent years, roughly 56% of the people recognised that they would be financially better off by next year. This optimism is great to see across the country, but not even a bucket load of optimism will pay the bills.

 How you are Secretly Losing Money and Ways to Stop it

Feelings and emotions do not always turn into facts; therefore we need to base our financial decisions on financial facts to ensure we continue to keep the optimistic momentum. We all want chunky bank accounts so here I’ve compiled a list of free financial advice from billionaire investors, LinkedIn career advisors and the regular Joe on how to avoid secretly losing money and how to put a stop to it.

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December 19

Save Money Through Awareness of the Retailer Techniques Used to Encourage You to Spend More In-store

Posted by on December 19, 2014 at 8:13 AM

During Christmas and indeed anytime of year, retailers try to encourage their shoppers to spend more time and money within their stores. If like me, you plan on reaching 2015 with some money left in your pocket, then you need to start learning about the sneaky ploys that marketers are using to control your subconscious.

 Save Money Through Awareness of the Retailer Techniques Used to Encourage You to Spend More In store

 

Industry experts have shared secrets with the public to raise awareness of the tactics used against us. Techniques range from subtle things such as soft background music and floor tile sizes, to all singing all dancing in your face displays. Plus, if you haven’t heard about Pester power, its about time you did.

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December 17

Unleash the Power of Price Comparisons on Your Mobile When Shopping

Posted by on December 17, 2014 at 8:45 AM

There is a new trend sweeping the country as smartphone sales increase across Oz. Savvy shoppers are honing their deal hunting skills, with the help of their smartphone partners in crime. The latest trend in Oz is to use a mobile whilst shopping to cross-reference with prices elsewhere. It is now known that 72% of shoppers use their smartphones whilst shopping, according to The Westpac Christmas Finance report.

Unleash the Power of Price Comparisons on Your Mobile When Shopping

 

Each savvy saver has their own style, some use apps, some use websites and others use their research to get a price-match from retailers. Whatever your style, this trend is growing and by using some of the following tools you can also harness the bargain-hunting potential residing within your mobile.

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