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October 2014

  • Car Tips

    5 questions to ponder when buying a new car

    by Penina
    by Penina

    Recently hubby and I purchased a new vehicle. He had been driving around in an old (but reliable) Pajero for way-too-many years, and after much persuasion, I convinced him that investing in a new car was necessary. See those reasons below. During this process we discovered that there are many vital pieces of money-saving information you need to be aware…

  • The Internet is an interesting beast. I’m continually surprised by the way it is revolutionising everything we do, from the way we communicate with our loved ones to how we are automating our grocery shopping each week. The history of the mechanics of this super-charged information highway is interesting. What was once a simple dial-up…

  • The Internet is an interesting beast. I’m continually surprised by the way it is revolutionising everything we do, from the way we communicate with our loved ones to how we are automating our grocery shopping each week. The history of the mechanics of this super-charged information highway is interesting. What was once a simple dial-up…

  • Summer is a fantastic time of year and my calendar is filling up quickly. People around me are getting ‘sneaky with it’ and while I’m busy writing in the Savings Room, they are getting their social lives organised. My more savvy friends are ‘getting in quick’ and luring me in with quirky and interesting invitations…

  • Cars are wonderful machines in terms of their ability to put up with screaming kids, those messy chip packets and travel mugs, and us stressed-out mums singing the wrong words to great songs day-in day-out. My car is amazing at coping with what I throw at it daily and, like many other mums’ cars, my…

  • Save Money

    6 top secret tips for successful savings

    by Penina
    by Penina

    There are many reasons to save money like saving for a dream home or a reliable car. But have you thought of the other less obvious reasons for saving money? Here are some reasons that will get you thinking outside the square: Saving money will Lower your stress level Give you independence from others Give…