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19 ways to keep cool!

Australia can have extreme weather, especially in summer. I was pregnant over summer and it nearly killed me! I came across this article recently with tips to surviving a summer pregnancy, which included some great tips for cooling down. If you run the air conditioning. Here are some simple tricks you can use to keep […]

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5 ways to save money on wine

How can you save money on wine? Australians spend an average of $31.65 a week on alcohol according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Wine is the more popular choice but beer is drunk more often because good wines cost more, or do they? Here are some ways to save money on wine, especially during […]

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17 frugal Christmas gift ideas + discounts

How can you do Christmas gifts on a budget? Spending thousands on gifts might not be in the budget, you might not be creative, crafty or even have the time to make gifts, so what can you do? Here is a list of gift ideas that you can either buy with a discount or are […]

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How to plan for retirement #21DayMoneyChallenge

What does retirement look like to you? As a kid, I pictured retirement as old people laying around in sun chairs, with big sun visors on their heads, not really doing much. In high school, I realised there is more to it than that. I started paying into my super with my first job and […]

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Future planning – what does yours look like? FIRE

What do you want your future to look like? I posted about retirement the other day, I’ve shared how to be a millionaire as a single mum and have sometimes touched on FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early). Have you truly thought about what you want your future to look like, not just retirement but between […]

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Get your budget sorted! #21DayMoneyChallenge

How to get your budget sorted! If you don’t have one, take the time to create a budget today. It doesn’t need to be long or complex, you need to know what’s happening with your money though! A budget is simply telling your money where it is going instead of having your money come in […]

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How to make and save money on health and beauty #21DayMoneyChallenge

How can you reduce the cost of health and beauty? Health and beauty can be two large expenses for any budget. As a whole, billions each year is spent on health and beauty. This includes doctors visits, medication, treatments, specialists, surgery and complementary medicine for health, along with salon visits, skin care, makeup, products and […]

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How To Save On Christmas Shopping

Use the amazing savings today to get ahead for Christmas Click Frenzy is now a thing and I’ve been getting notifications all morning about various sales, most 40% to 65% off, which if you are shopping for Christmas can be huge savings! I like to be ready early, so have planned most of my gifts. […]

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How to save money on insurance #21DayMoneyChallenge

When is the last time you compared all your insurances to get the right option for your circumstances and weren’t paying for insurance you didn’t need? I’ve heard from readers where they have been paying double insurance because they didn’t realise one was on auto renew or being direct debited and they didn’t cancel it […]

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How to deal with debt #21DayMoneyChallenge

70.19% of Aussies have a credit card, according to a study by Finder.com.au, owing around $32 BILLION! It equates to around $4,200 per card. You can check an Australian credit card debt clock on MoneySmart and see how much debt we are in with our credit cards. According to Canstar, the average Australian is in […]

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