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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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The nuts and bolts of your budget

‘Budget’ is a bit of a dirty word- it sounds like lunches brought from home, no nights out and the end of nice things. But let's face it, whether you know it or not, you already have a budget. You might be ignoring the limitations of your budget right...
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