cheap, fun holidays for the family
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Super Cheap Holiday Ideas for a Strict Budget

Are you looking for ways to take your family on a holiday that does not throw your budget out the window? Learning to save just a little for a family holiday can lead to a great family holiday every year for as little as a couple hundred dollars. Learning to holiday on a …

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Around the HomeLifestyle

LED Light Revolution: How to Save on Your Bills

If you are looking to save money on your household bills, there a number of choices you can make to do so. You can switch to more energy efficient appliances, turn off the lights when you are not in a room, use hot water sparingly and cut down on how …

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Growing veggies at home
Around the HomeLifestyle

A guide to self-sufficiency: Growing your own food

Imagine stepping out into your own garden to pick fresh fruits and vegetables for an evening feast. This, the dream of many hopeful horticulturalists as healthy eaters alike is a trend that seemingly fell away for several decades, but is now coming back in a big way. This fulfilling hobby …

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Lifestyle

4 Ideas for a Safer Work Commute

Every morning and evening the roads become packed with a variety of vehicles, all with different types of drivers making their daily commute. With this many uncontrollable factors there are bound to be accidents! Following the steps below will help to make your commute as safe as possible. Obey road …

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InvestingLifestyle

How to generate more income & reduce risk from your investments

Generating extra income can be a challenge and while working more hours may increase your take home, it is of course capped by hours in the day! The alternative is generating investment income, but that can be just a bit harder than it looks! Currently in Australia, lower interest rates …

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betting laws in australia
Lifestyle

Australian gambling laws: what you need to know

As a country, Australia leads the way in gaming with 80% of the adult population estimated to take part and, according to the Australasian Gaming Council figures, a per capita spend of  $1172.14 for 2014/15. Over recent years these figures have steadily increased due to a number of factors that …

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Maximise time and increase productivity
Lifestyle

5 Ways to Boost Your Productivity & Maximise Your Time

Most of us would like to be more productive so that we can maximise our time and increase our output in everything we do. The question is, how do we achieve this? There is no secret to success. Productivity stems from conscious efforts of intelligent planning and delegating, coupled with …

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eco friendly home office
Around the HomeLifestyle

Eco-Friendly Practices You Should Adopt in Your Home Office

Since the late 1990’s, more Australians are choosing to work from home. The advancement of the internet and web communications means employees can choose to work remotely from home or hot desk from their favourite café, restaurant or coworking space. However, many people that work from home start to adopt …

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Getting health insurance
InsuranceLifestyle

According to Choice, my health cover is junk. What next?

Ironically, one of the most common ways people end up with expensive and ineffective health insurance – AKA ‘junk’ policies –  is through trying to save a little money. Health insurance premiums rise every year, this year by an average of 5.59%. When a consumer realises this and calls their …

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how to pick a travel backpack
Lifestyle

Choosing Your Travel Backpack

Backpacking holidays are seen as a rite of passage for young adults, allowing them to explore the world on a shoestring budget. Trekking through Thailand, discovering Vietnam or hiking in New Zealand… whether it’s just for a couple of months or a full gap year, it’s important to make sure …

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