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It’s not too late to make a change

We’re at that point in the new year where we all stop talking about our goals and start talking about how fast the year is going. Instead of letting this year get away on you, make a few meaningful changes and enjoy a better grasp on your finances...
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Getting started with micro investing

Traditionally, getting a foothold in the market meant having a broker and buying a lot of stocks. Now, an emerging group of apps and platforms are making investing more accessible and a lot easier to understand. And the best part? You don’t need to...
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Travel smarter in 2019

If you’ve spent the last few weeks scrolling enviously through friend’s holiday snaps, it’s time to get your own 2019 travel plans sorted. But before you book, it’s important to consider that holidays are a major cause of ‘debt lag’ for Australians
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Save time and money by decluttering

Clutter isn’t just an eyesore - dealing with it costs you time and money. In Australia the storage industry is worth over $1 billion. Australia is also home to startup Spacer, which matches space in people’s homes and people with stuff to store. Co...
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The money people you need on your team

If you’re taking this year to get more serious about your finances, here’s some insider knowledge to help you get sorted. Think about the person in your life who you consider to be seriously financially savvy. Maybe they own a house, have casually...
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5 questions to ask before you move in together

We all know what topics are traditionally avoided on the first date, and chances are when you meet a new partner you’re going to wait some time before you get into anything too contentious. But there’s one topic that you shouldn’t shy away from, especially...
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Get a better deal when you shop online

Who doesn’t love a discount? We’re confirmed bargain hunters, and here are some of our favourite tips. Shopping online means time saved, and the thrill of presents in the mail. Sure, you have to pay for them, but you still get the joy of opening those...
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4 spending habits to kick (but keep buying coffee)

If you’re under 40 and in Australia, it seems everyone has an opinion about about what you should be doing with your money, and no one is short of a savings tip or two. But more often than not, these involve some lifestyle sacrifices that don’t seem...
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How to get value from your loyalty programs

Whether we’re calling them loyalty, rewards, or points programmes, one thing’s for sure: points add up. Collected properly, and redeemed in time, they can be a valuable addition to your financial plan. In Australia, you’ll find a few different kinds...
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