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Ease your cost of living pressures easily

Cost of living pressures are affecting a great number of people these days. Between increasing electricity costs (around 22% in Queensland), rising council rates, and growing food prices, it can be a struggle to make ends meet. You can alleviate

Posted in Better Living, Saving Money

9 Ways to protect yourself online

The digital world is becoming a great deal more important in our lives each day. From banking to shopping to being social, we seem to be doing much more than we used to online. With all the benefits this brings,

Posted in Protect Your Money

Buy your dream home by choosing the right mortgage

Choosing your new home is never an easy process. You may be buying your first home, moving into a bigger property, or even deciding to downsize – no matter what new home you are looking for, price is a major

Posted in Saving Money

One Big Switch – worth the effort?

This is the follow up to One Big Switch – Is It Worth It? So One Big Switch has finally given over 60,000 Queenslanders their “fair go” on energy prices. Or has it? The big deal The deal consists of

Posted in Saving Money

How to stop worrying about money and go outside and play in 3 easy steps

Instead of worrying about money or trying to strike it rich with a big lotto win, you should be a little focused getting back to basics. Here is a 3-step alternative to writing up budgets and gambling with your money.

Posted in Better Living

How to be $100 richer by Friday

Want money for a big weekend? Or maybe you need it to pay a bill next week. Or you may just want to start saving more. No matter what you want it for, if you follow what’s written below you

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In debt? Use this proven method for eliminating your debt

No-one likes Debt. It’s debilitating, can be difficult to shake and, in extreme cases, it can lead to bankruptcy. But there is a way you can rid yourself of your toxic debt and be financial independent again. And best of

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Start a business from home

Have you ever thought about being your own boss? It can be an intoxicating thought – not taking orders from anyone, setting your own hours, and creating something special. Most people see starting your own business as an all-or-nothing proposition,

Posted in Better Living, Making Money

5 Ways to earn money while sitting on the couch

Ever wanted to earn money for doing nothing? Most people think this is nothing more than a pipe-dream, but there are ways you can do just that! Passive income What we are talking about is ‘passive income’. Passive Income is

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Saving Money With 3 Meals A Day

Saving can be difficult, but it is sometimes a necessity (like saving for your house deposit). Every time you sit down for a meal there are savings to be had. This post aims to show you how you can saving

Posted in Saving Money


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