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Tips to Resist the Urge to Splurge From 4 Months of a No Spend Challenge

How to Resist the Urge to Splurge I’m 4 months into my 6 month no spend challenge which hasn’t been easy, (I fell off the wagon last month) but the financial benefits have been huge! In the past month, I had surgery, so medical expenses were high again. On the upside, I hit the Medicare threshold …

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10 Quick Ways to Save Money

How to Save Money Quickly Instant savings boosts are a great motivator to keep living thrifty. On a day to day basis, it is the little things that really add up, but there are things you can do to get an immediate boost and reduce your expenses. 1. Opt out of school fundraising You don’t have …

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Complete List of Australian VIP and Discount Reward Clubs

How to use VIP and Discount Reward Programs in Australia Most Australians know of FlyBuys, Everyday Rewards and Qantas Frequent Flyers but did you know there are so many more VIP clubs you can get freebies and discounts from? Ask every shop you go to, every cafe, restaurant or anywhere you spend money if they have …

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How to get Money to Leave an Abusive Relationship

How do you get enough money to leave an abusive relationship? What financial help is there and how do you access it? ***Trigger warning*** I have personally experienced domestic violence. This article contains some of my personal experience along with that of others who have shared with me. It may cause triggers, although I have …

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