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5 top tips for vacuuming up your debts and ditching your day job 0

5 top tips for vacuuming up your debts and ditching your day job

Let’s face it; cleaning is a part of life. If you have mastered the art of domestic bliss at home and wish to increase your income, you could consider putting those perfectionist-cleaning skills to work in your own small business. If you don’t like working the 9-5 grind for a boss, working as an independent cleaner is a great way to make money. You can pop on your headphones and bob away your work hours, kilos and even debt while working a flexible schedule around those personal commitments. But getting started is difficult, so here are 5 fab tips for quitting your day...

5 surefire ways to stick to your budget 0

5 surefire ways to stick to your budget

A budget is a must if you want to save money. Trying to  achieve financial goals is a flawed plan without a budget in mind. Creating a plan that works  is only half the job. Sticking to the plan is the vital part of financial goal-setting. This action is often the most challenging when it comes to money management. Organisations like Debt Rescue can help you if you need a starting point. If you learn how to stick to your budget you’ll avoid a bunch of future financial mistakes. Here is a list of five surefire ways to stick to your budget...

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Which home loan is right for me?

These days, there are more home loan options out there than ever. While it’s nice to have so many loans to choose from, the sheer variety of options can make it extremely difficult to find the one that’s right for you. All too often, home buyers become so overwhelmed that they rush into making a decision. That’s pretty much the worst thing you can do. Before selecting a home loan, educate yourself about the available options, one area to focus on is home loan rates. Weigh several different options to arrive at a home loan that is affordable, flexible and...

Pest Control Sanity Saving Tips for a Pest Free Home 0

Pest control | Sanity saving tips for a pest free home

Pest control is a popular topic because there aren’t many humans who enjoy an encounter with a cockroach, rodent, spider or trail of ants nibbling away at the bikkies in the pantry. I’m particularly paranoid about these little nasties and, as a writer with a big imagination, if I’m unlucky enough to see a single roach or rodent in my house, I imagine whole families of the species crawling into my house, kitchen, bathroom and even shimmying over my face while I sleep. Yuk. And though I do get a little jumpy at the thought of a roach or a...

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Hot tips for decluttering your office space

Running a small business is no easy task. As a small business owner you must be a jack-of-all-trades, proficient in finances, idea development, staff management and organisation. Here are some simple ways you can get the most out of your small business. Give your office a makeover Regardless of the size of your business, refurbishing or renovating your business can help you to find extra space that can be capitalised on. By refitting your business with new furniture, equipment and fixtures you can transform your business from looking cluttered and chaotic to inviting and orderly. Organisations such as TU Projects...

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DIY | 5 ways to create an outdoor living space on a budget

You don’t have to break the bank to create a breathtaking outdoor living space. With a little ingenuity and inventiveness, anyone can bring a new vibe to a tired space. Read on for some tips on how to achieve the latest look for less. Or get a professional in to do it, such as Additions Building. 1. Cheap landscaping Landscaping doesn’t have to involve thousands of dollars and there are many ways to get materials cheaply or even for free. Contact your local council; they often give away free trees, mulch and compost. Call in some favours from your friends...

5 tips for saving big on car servicing 1

5 tips for saving big on car servicing

Does the thought of paying for your next car service send you into a financial flurry?  Well fear not! Too-high mechanic bills need not add to your list of worries and that pile of bills sitting on your desk. Like all products and services in this savvy modern era we are living in, you can dig around online to ensure you find a little gold in your hunt for auto savings. Also, if you spend a little time learning how to get under the hood and you don’t mind a little grease on your hands, you’ll reap even more savings...

4 super smart ways to a more sustainable home 0

4 super smart ways to a more sustainable home

Sustainability has been a buzzword for many years but with ever-increasing capital growth and industry, living a more sustainable life is fast becoming a necessity for both present and future generations. The Australian dream was once ‘to own your own home.’  Now owning a home and minimising the costs associated with living in it have become a goal and priority. With soaring energy bills and the cost of living becoming more expensive, it is harder for Aussies to save money. While it is not always convenient or possible to create a completely eco-friendly home, there are many ways to reduce bills and one’s footprint on the planet at...

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How to get a FREE warm and woolly winter wardrobe!

Winter is a fabulous season for fast and frugal fashion and putting together a new winter wardrobe. There’s no better excuse than being ‘freezing’ (renovation story coming soon!) to pop on the latest and greatest fluffy earmuffs (with inbuilt headphones) to keep the cold in while you get your groove on. But before I give you a visual of those earmuffs I thought I’d jump straight to my two unusual ways you can pay for your winter wardrobe! Drum roll….here’s where the magic money happens How to get your winter wish list for FREE! Find an extra $400 a week by shaving down your...

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Loan Portability – A Guide To Portable Home Loans

If you’re thinking about making a move, you’re probably weighing all of your options when it comes to financing your new home purchase. Anyone who already owns a home should explore opting for a portable home loan when they’re planning a move. There are many benefits of this financing choice that can make the transition to a new home easier to manage. What Is a Portable Home Loan? Portability is a loan feature that allows a mortgage to follow you to your new home when you decide to move. The fact that most people have a mortgage loan that lasts...