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Coles vs Woolies – who rewards you more?

It’s an age old divide – Do you shop at Woolworths or at Coles? This week we looked at the pros and cons of shopping at both grocery giants specifically in the context of their rewards programs. You may choose which store to shop at depending on which is closer, maybe it depends on their […]

Send and receive money instantly!

The launch of the National Payments Platform (NPP) has triggered a flurry of activity in the payments space – you’ve probably heard of PayID, Osko and maybe even apps like Beem It – but what does it all mean? PayID is built on the NPP and makes it easier to quickly send and receive funds, […]

Should you put your savings on autopilot?

With the cost of living on the rise, it’s getting harder to put away some money at the end of each month towards your savings. In the last six months, bank accounts and apps have been launched which promise to make this process easier, including in some cases investing the savings for you. But is […]

Compare and save on your next grocery shop!

Supermarkets are making it harder for you to compare the value and cost of different items – so we’ve put together a guide to put you back in control and get a better deal. Across grocery stores in Australia, shoppers are spoilt for choice. For almost any product in the grocery aisle, there is plenty […]

Australia’s newest bank sparks change

The banking sector is about to get more competitive thanks to two big announcements in the last week. We break down why this will lead to better deals for your saving and borrowing needs. Australia’s first digital bank, volt bank, formally received its interim banking license from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). The team […]

Your Average Living Expense & what does it mean (Jun 2018)

So now that you know your average daily living expense what does that mean to you? Well, the good news is knowledge is power. The number by itself is irrelevant, as you need to also look at your income for the period but nevertheless, seeing it will either make you feel 😀 or 😒. But let’s make […]

Claim your CTP insurance refund in less than 5 minutes!

If you have a car registered in NSW, you are probably eligible for a partial refund on your Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance. CTP insurance (also known as “Green Slips”) provides cover for injuries caused to others in a motor accident and needs to be purchased when you register your vehicle. However the State Government […]

Take control of your banking and save!

The first few months of the Banking Royal Commission (BRC) has already revealed questionable practices from Australia’s major banks. For example, Commonwealth Bank admitted that mortgage brokers are not passing on the best deals to consumers as well as accepting the bank charged some deceased customers for financial advice. Each week brings a new revelation […]

Get a better deal on your next personal loan with P2P Lenders

If you are in the market for a personal loan, you should consider a Peer to Peer (P2P) lender over the established banks. P2P lenders offer many advantages and more often than not will give you a better deal on the loan over the Big Four. When you borrow from a P2P lender, you are […]

Making money from your unused items

Did you know that 91% of Australians have unwanted items in their home?  It has never been easier to make money from the things you own, or if you can’t find a seller – give them to someone who can make good use of them.   A survey by gumtree.com.au found that an impressive 86% […]