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Money saving tips from Aussie bloggers

The 21 Day Money Challenge has wrapped up. I shared lots of tips including ways to make more money, a list of Aussie birthday freebies, a list of other freebies, how to create and stick to a budget and many more. To extend the tips, I asked some Aussie parenting bloggers if they have any […]

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Can a family live for free? #21DayMoneyChallenge

Is it possible for a family to live for free? Today, as part of the 21 Day Money Challenge I want you to think about how you live, your lifestyle and how it might be possible to do some of what you do for free. I know it is easier for singles and there are […]

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How to get birthday freebies in Australia

Make your birthday fun and free with all these things you can get for free in Australia! Check your local area too, as many places have freebies or discounts for birthdays. The other day my daughter got a bunch, including a little crystal from a shop she loves. We keep adding to the list as […]

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How to get free and bonus money #21DayMoneyChallenge

To get a quick jump start with your money in this 21 Day money Challenge, on day 1 we are focusing on free or bonus money. To be clear, this site is aimed at Australians, so the spelling and some words will be different (I know we have people from everywhere doing this challenge), but […]

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6 reasons you need to see a financial planner

This post is in conjunction with the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA). The FPA is running a giveaway where you could win $5,000. Watch the video or scroll to the end for details. I’ve received good financial advice a few times in my life. I was 19 the first time I saw a Financial […]

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25 free or cheap date ideas

Date night often goes out the window when you are on a budget. The cost of a sitter, dinner, movies etc. can end up being one part-time wage for a night out! Not very practical for the average family. We’ve collated a selection of free or cheap date ideas to help you, plus a few […]

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50 ways to live for free

Are you caught up in our consumerism society? Do you think living for free or trying to live frugally is just too hard? It is so easy to think you need to upgrade, buy everything new, pay for the expensive play centres for your kids, dates need to be dinner and a movie and there […]

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Complete list of Australian VIP and discount reward clubs

Most Australians know of FlyBuys, Everyday Rewards, Qantas Frequent Flyers and Velocity, 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 a loyalty or member program. While many have […]

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What’s cheaper – city living, suburbs or country?

What saves more money living in a home in the suburbs or living in an inner city apartment? Last year we moved from a large 4 bedroom home with a huge backyard, our own chickens, a swimming pool and lots of space in the suburbs to a tiny 2 bedroom unit right in the heart […]

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10 tips to help you stop spending – confessions of a shopaholic

I’ve been a shopaholic. Not always, I prefer the frugal lifestyle, yet different times in my life I shopped non-stop. If I was meeting friends, we met at the shopping centre. Every week I bought new clothes before I had kids then once I had kids I bought stuff for them. This year, prior to […]

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