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4 Money Saving Hacks for Uni Students

Life as a university student can be tough. You have lectures, weekly readings, and the growing pile of assessments to finish. You also have to work to pay your bills and that monthly Netflix subscription to keep you sane. You want to treat yourself, but you simply don’t have the extra cash. If you’re looking

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Winners and Losers from Budget 2019

If you weren’t following last week’s Federal Budget closely – don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! As usual, there were winners and losers, and read on for a summary and links for more details. Pensioners, Pharmacists and Preschoolers – Some people will be eligible for a one-off payment to help with energy bills, there’s

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What to expect in the federal budget

The Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg will hand down his 2019 budget later this evening – so what can you expect? As usual there has been plenty of information released or leaked beforehand, here’s what we know: With an election expected soon after the Budget, opinion is mixed on how much cash will be splashed to lure

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Making buy it now pay later services work for you

The buy it now pay it later (BNPL) revolution is here, and if you’re like most people, you’ve probably overspent on your zip and afterpays on your Christmas shopping and Boxing Day sales. So let’s take a step back and kickstart 2019 with better habits and ensure that your purchases don’t get in the way

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Lend a helping hand for Australians in need this Christmas

Christmas is an especially hard time of year for financially vurnerable Australians and their children. Rates of financial hardship and homelessness are on the rise and a survey by The Salvation Army found that 1.6 million vulnerable Australians will not be providing a present to their children this year. As a result, the major charities

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Getting help when you’re in need of cash in a hurry

Contact your utility provider for help Utility providers around Australia have systems in place to help customers in hardship who are having trouble paying their bills. Search for your energy provider and the keyword “hardship policy”, for convenience here are links to the most popular utility providers: AGL Origin Energy Alinta Energy Energy Australia You

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Speckle – a great alternative for loans under $2000

Sometimes you need cash in a hurry – maybe you’ve lost your job or your fridge broke, and now you can’t easily afford a replacement. If you’ve reached the point where borrowing from lenders is the only option to fill your short-term cash needs – you will quickly discover such loans can be very expensive.

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