Financially savvy New Years resolutions – PART 2

Financially savvy New Years resolutions – PART 2

Last week we shared Part 1 of our Financially Savvy New Years Resolutions. We covered everything from asking for a better rate on your home loan to starting a side hustle. 6. Explore investing in sharesNo-one’s money is working hard ...
Financially savvy New Years resolutions – PART 1

Financially savvy New Years resolutions – PART 1

Round up for the wrap-up As we can all attest, Christmas and the festive season can be expensive. Maybe you can consider rounding up your purchases to the nearest dollar? (Banks such as ING, Up and others offer this service). You ...
Last minute Christmas shopping? sorted!

Last minute Christmas shopping? sorted!

Buy an experience  You’re pressed for time and the person you’re buying for likely has enough stuff in their home already. Why not buy them an experience instead? Shop last minute from the comfort of your own couch with little ...
Top 10 items to buy post Christmas

Top 10 items to buy post Christmas

We’ve just made it past Black Friday and Cyber Monday! But before our bank accounts can catch up, Boxing Day is here and we’re bombarded with more deep discounts.  As overwhelming as it can seem, if we’re strategic in our ...
Christmas travel guide – Australia edition

Christmas travel guide – Australia edition

Looking for a Christmas holiday that won’t break the bank or, have a little more in the kitty to spend this year? Whether your ideal holidays looks like the beach or the bush, there’s something for everyone in this roundup. ...
Christmas gifting guide <$20

Christmas gifting guide <$20

Eco Recycled PET Bananas Shopping Bag 2. Pastel travel mug 3. 12 Days of Christmas book 4. Glasshouse candle 5. Gingerbread men socks 6. The Body Shop scrub, body butter and loofah set 7. Super Mario Lego Set 8. Coleman ...
Save $700 on your energy bill, here’s how

Save $700 on your energy bill, here’s how

The mercury is soaring and we see you reaching for that aircon remote. Here’s your friendly reminder that every extra degree of cooling is adding a greater cost to your energy bill.  What’s the recommended reading? Set your thermostat between 22 to ...
Fast five: holiday hacks to save you serious $$

Fast five: holiday hacks to save you serious $$

1. Do a little (read: a lot) DIY Last week we touched on the idea of DIY pot plants.  Now we’ve planted the seed, we wanted to build upon it. The reality is, you can DIY pretty much anything for ...
Five tips for a financially savvy festive season

Five tips for a financially savvy festive season

1. Get in early Write a list of every person you have to buy for and add a rough idea of what you’d like to buy them. Now, it’s time to get in and start ticking each person (or pet) ...
Are you still typing in the BPAY Biller Code?

Are you still typing in the BPAY Biller Code?

Life’s too short to be manually typing in BPAY Biller Biller and Reference codes. Do you slice your own pizza? Save yourself time by scanning your bills. All you need is your mobile phone’s camera and the Sniip app.  Once ...