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Whether you’re looking for money-saving tips or just ways to lower your weekly grocery spend, have a read of all the popular posts about money, right here on Buckscoop.

Money Saving Tips to Implement During Day Light Saving Hours

A few simple changes can go a long way when trying to save money at this time of year. Whether it’s your personal time that you want to save by offsetting it against costs or simply another online search for money saving ideas on the web, we believe we have a few to add to…

Save Money Using Netflix and Stan’s Offline Viewing Function

Netflix has been popular with Aussies since it hit our shores with the service now boasting as many as 6 million subscribers. The love doesn’t stop there either because many fans enjoy Stan too, the Aussie native service that competes with Netflix by offering its own unique library titles, both national and international. Now many…

The Best Value for Money Showbags at the Sydney Royal Easter Show

Those of you who attend the annual Sydney Royal Easter show may share in the excitement of their notorious showbags. These bags of fun have been a token part of the event since the early 1900’s, with recent years hosting as many as 400 different bags at different price points from $3 and up to…

Telecom Tricks That Encourage You to Spend More Money

The recent launch of the new Samsung Galaxy S8 may have got you or someone you know in the mood for an upgrade. In today’s market you will need to have your wits about you if you want to get good value for money, the fact that there are dozens of phones and hundreds of…

Bad Financial Habits You Should Stop Teaching Your Kids Now

Kids are very impressionable and parents have a great responsibility in showing them the correct way to do things in life. There is one problem however, and that can be sometimes we don’t know they are looking up to us on certain aspects of our daily lives. Scientific studies show that kids as young as…

Money Saving Tips for the Sydney Royal Easter Show 2017

That time of year has come again and this year the Sydney Royal Easter show runs from Thursday 6th to Wednesday 19th April. This family fun filled event can be a great occasion for everyone to enjoy, but it can also be costly too. Standard entry tickets for a family of four consisting of two…

Untrustworthy Comparison Websites That Hide the True Money Saving Deals

Trust is something large companies are taking advantage of more in recent years because the ‘lazy tax’ is worth billions of dollars to them each year. The companies we rely on take advantage of us knowing that we are less likely to shop around for mortgages, credit cards, insurance and utilities if they keep us…

Loyalty Programs Claim to save Money but Do They Really?

Loyalty programs may seem like a great idea to buy into because you get rewarded for your continued business with a brand. Wrong, they only really benefit the retailer in the long run because they are not designed to reward us at all in the grand scheme of things. Their main reason for existence is…

Money Saving Tips to Consider When Taking out Insurance

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. Insurance is a…

Kaufland a Weird Aldi Style Discount Store Is Coming to Australia

None of you may have heard of Kaufland before, but we wouldn’t blame you either because it’s big in places like Bulgaria and other eastern European countries. The big supermarket chain has announced that it is coming to Australia, its first English speaking country to date. Kaufland stores are different to those of Aldi because…

It’s Completely Possible to save Money Eating Healthy Food

Healthy food options can cost more and it can often be misinterpreted that living healthily is only for those who can afford it. This however is not the truth, some ‘superfoods’ may cost more money individually, but at the core of healthy living lies simple whole foods. Living frugally doesn’t have to mean meal deals…

Save Money Upgrading Your Existing Computer Instead of Buying Brand New

If you read our article a few weeks ago regarding the ability build your own computer for less rather than buying a brand new one, but felt that this route was still too expensive. Today we present the best methods that you can use to upgrade an existing computer to get better value for money.…

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Home Office Improvements

Those of you who work from home within your home-office may be missing out on vital ways to improve your workspace, both from a storage capacity / layout point of view and from a money saving aspect. The hack videos that we look at today will help you improve your workspace cost effectively and its…

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

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. Australia has a debt problem…

Costco Forces Groceries to Grow in Size at Coles and Woolworths

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 is a membership-based retailer that opened its doors in Australia in 2009. If Coles and Woolworths didn’t…