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How to survive job loss

What to do when you lose your job Losing your job is devastating. Given how many Australians are living pay to pay or how much debt we are in, losing your income could result in homelessness fairly quickly. So what do you do? Do you have time to prepare? If you know your company is […]

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How To Hold A Killer Garage Sale

How to have your most successful garage sale ever! It’s spring in Australia making it the perfect time to plan and have a garage sale. How much stuff do you have laying around the house which could be sold? While it seems like a lot of effort, if done well, you can make a few […]

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Mattress in a box review (624 vs Koala vs Ecosa)

How to know which mattress to buy + get $300 off Which mattress in a box is best? It depends on what you want. I tried a few recently and here is my opinion plus some big discounts. The way these mattresses work is you order them online, they are delivered and you can try […]

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How I made $6,862.62 on the side in August

While I haven’t been actively focusing on side hustles lately, August was a good month. We settled into our new home (we moved on July 27th) and hosted exchange students during the middle of the month so my time and attention were elsewhere. However, I still managed to generate $6,862.62 in extra money! Each month […]

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How to afford medical expenses (on a low income or Centrelink)

Do you struggle to afford medical care while living on Centrelink or a low income? Read on to learn how to cover some major medical expenses, afford the help you need and what free help is available for those on Centrelink or low incomes. Disclosure, there are a couple of affiliate links in this post […]

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How to handle large, unexpected expenses

What can you do if your expenses for the month are blown out of the water and you’re not prepared? Ideally, everyone would have an emergency fund they can dip into when needed and their budget is in order so they are prepared for all bills. The reality for many families is quite different. Car […]

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HelloFresh vs Marley Spoon which is better?

Which meal delivery box is best – Marley Spoon or HelloFresh? Have you wondered if the meal delivery services of HelloFresh, Marley Spoon and other options were worth it? The price, the quality, the service and overall value varied. I’ve tried a few of them and last year did a comparison but redid it last […]

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Reduce expenses or make more money, which is more important?

How do you know which you should focus on more, finding ways to cut back, or finding ways to make money? Given the high cost of living, there is a lot of pressure to make your money stretch as far as possible. Looking for ways to reduce your expenses, spending time comparing prices, shopping around […]

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CLOSED – Win a family pass to Jurassic Creatures – St Kilda, Melbourne

Do your children love dinosaurs? Our winner is Viorica Precupas! One of my daughters loves rocks, fossils and anything to do with science. This school holidays, Jurassic Creatures offers everything my daughter could want. See 30 animatronic dinosaurs, plus be a palaeontologist for the day! Children will be provided with their expert digger outfit, and […]

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25 free or cheap date ideas

How to date when you’re on a budget Dating can be hard once you have kids. Unless you have family who can mind them, you’re looking at babysitting costs on top of the date itself. These costs often aren’t practical for the average family, but ‘dates’ and time with your significant other are important for […]

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