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How to make and save money on everything!

How to make and save money in every area of your budget I get asked a lot about how I manage my money, what I buy and specifics about my life so here it is. Every area of my budget broken down showing you how I make and save money in each area, specific items […]

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The best advent calendars for adults and kids – 2018

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 Australian gin, whiskey or similar for adults? For kids, Lego, Smiggle or reusable options which you can fill with whatever […]

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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 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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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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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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The real cost of raising kids and how to reduce it

How much does it really cost to have and raise kids in Australia? This question comes up regularly. I grew up as one of 5 kids, then when Mum passed away in my teen years, Dad remarried and I became one of 9 kids. I have two kids myself (now aged 9 and 10), a […]

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How to get free and super cheap food (including a free HelloFresh box!)

What if you could get your groceries for free? How much could you save? Groceries take up a huge chunk of the household budget. Below I have shared discount codes, coupons and tips to reduce your groceries. If you’re really trying to reduce your groceries, check out my eBook – 26 Ingredients. It has over […]

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7 things to do right now to improve your finances

How can you quickly make and save more money? What if you could do things now to make your financial situation better? Below are 7 things you can do which have an immediate effect. Some will take longer than others, but making the decision to do it now is half the battle! Setting the goal, […]

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