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The best advent calendars for adults and kids – 2019

 Why should kids have all the fun? Here are advent calendars for you and some for kids! Chocolate is usually the first thing we think of when it comes to advent calendars, but what about Aussie craft beers, Lego, beauty products, Smiggle or reusable options which you can fill with whatever you want? Here are […]

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How to stick to a budget as a single mum or single income family

How can you save money and stick to your budget when you’re a single mum? Being a single mum has many challenges, it is usually quite an adjustment to go from either two incomes to one or to go from having the support of a partner to relying on Centrelink. Add in the emotional turmoil […]

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50 Ways to Live for Free

How can you Live for Free (or at Least get Freebies?) The number of free things available is incredible, especially in a country such as Australia. While we might not have the extreme coupons Americans have, we still have access to numerous freebies. My daughters and I live a pretty free lifestyle. I don’t work […]

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Self care

How To Invest In Yourself Without Losing Your Entire Savings

3 Tips to Improve Yourself on a Budget It’s challenging to improve yourself without spending money. Most people tend to think if they want to work out, they have to pay for a weekly gym membership. Get accreditations? Spend thousands of dollars on university or postgraduate programs. And there’s only so much disposable income we […]

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Energy plans have changed: Are you on a good deal?

Our aim is to find ways to help you make and save money! Sometimes we partner with others to get you the expert advice. The following is a sponsored post provided by iSelect and written by Jessie Petterd, explaining recent changes and how to make the most of it.  You’ve probably heard in the news […]

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What to do when Easi-Yo (homemade yoghurt) doesn’t work

How to make Easi-Yp work and what to do when it doesn’t Have you tried Easi-Yo/making yoghurt yourself, but it didn’t quite set or your family thought it was too sweet/not sweet enough/not enough fruit etc? I first tried Easi-Yo when my kids were babies and only had a couple of failures when making it. […]

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Relationships

How to manage financially when newly single

What can you do to make and save money when you are newly single? Suddenly becoming single, whether you made the choice or not, can heavily impact your finances. I have been divorced after 8 years of marriage (I left an abusive relationship). Later, my on again off again boyfriend of 3 years and I […]

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Home and Garden

How to use your home to pay your mortgage

Tips on how to make your home pay for itself! I love property and looking at ways you can make money from it either by having a separate investment property or using the property you live in. When looking at homes I look for the potential to make money from it to reduce the rent or […]

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How to easily get $2,000 in time for Christmas!

10 tips to get you cash for Christmas! Do you need to find the money for Christmas but don’t know how you’ll do it? The average Christmas spend is $1,000 to $2,000 for most countries with Aussies totalling over $10 billion alone on gifts! With Christmas only a few months away I know it’s stressing […]

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How I work from home and remotely

What do you do with kids? How do you make money? What options are there? I’ve been working from home for years and love what I do. Now, we travel a lot more so it is mostly remote work. Often I get asked how I manage to do it with my two daughters both working […]

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