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February 2017

  • Car Tips

    How to drive your way to more money

    by Penina
    by Penina

    Lose any old notions about your car. If you’re living in your car and counting lost dollars, take a moment to stop and smell the savings. These simple tips will help you keep your salary and shift your wallet into gear.   Here’s a staggering statistic from news.com.au: “AUSTRALIAN households are now spending up to $22,000…

  • Life before Table Tucker Before Table Tucker I was a typical time-poor working mum. Trips to the supermarket involved making rash buys from screaming supermarket shelves. They knew me by name. I thought I was happy in the comfort of grouse convenience dinners and packaged chips-and-dips. They sure looked inviting under those dazzling lights. Then,…

  • Latest

    How to hold a budget office party

    by Penina
    by Penina

    Having a workplace event, such as an office party or an important trade day? I bet you want your guests to have a blast, right? But you’ll want to do that on a tight budget I’m sure! This is easy to do with a few simple tricks. You can throw the best office party ever without partying your…

  • Some experts suggest people should save up to 30% of their income. But this goal is lofty. The majority of punters will find this unrealistic with the cost of living now. Consumers struggle to put food on the table, let alone put savings away each week. 1. Don’t leave yourself short No individual, couple or…

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    How Not To Burn Cash With Your Car

    by Penina
    by Penina

    Cars are money-sucking monsters. There’s no rocket-science here. Australian registration now averages above $700.    Here are some ways we are adding to the cost of owning a car in petrol: Burning up highways doing drop-offs Stuffing your car with grocery shopping Commuting to work at rush hour Filling your car at the servo with petrol…

  • HOME RENOVATION

    Mad Money-Saving Home Improvement Tips

    by Penina
    by Penina

    Even if you’re not that handy, learning basic DIY is a great way to save money on your house. A heap people think they can’t do DIY, but thanks to our techy era, we’re all laughing.   There’s no excuse.   The wealth of material online includes step-by-step YouTube videos to guide you. Otherwise, have a…