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Most of us have, in some way, tried to rein in our spending habits, live more frugally and do with less. Why should you...

A smarter, fairer and wiser way to approach your finances

Most renters and homeowners are too busy trying to figure out where to live (and in a renters’ case who to live with) that...

How often can my landlord increase the rental price?

Renting a property is no doubt expensive, but costs can become unmanageable when the rent you pay is continually increased by the Landlord. Guest post...

7 simple tips to help reduce your utility bills

Looking to cut your costs? Use these handy tips to save money on your utility bills throughout the year. 1. Unplug appliances and electronics Appliances are...

RentBond: Do I need pre-approval for bond finance?

Need preapproval? You can apply and get conditionally approved for RentBond before you’re ready to move. When you’re ready to move and need the funds,...

My rental is not separately metered. What do I do?

“I live at a property where the owner occupies upstairs but doesn't stay there often. We're virtually borders living downstairs. The owner has not...

You’re paying too much for electricity, but here’s what the states can do about...

State-owned power networks have spent up to A$20 billion more than was needed on the electricity grid, and households and businesses in New South...

The best money habits to have when you’re renting

Deciding to rent is an important life decision. Each stage of the renting process comes with a price tag, whether paying your security bond or...

Playing games on your phone could cut your power bill

Summer has arrived, and with it, soaring energy bills. Australian households are paying more for their power as generators struggle to meet consumer demand. By Rebekah Russell-Bennett (Social...

Save money while you study: Your budgeting guide

When you start studying, it's worth weighing up the costs of living against your budget and looking for ways to save money. Here's our...

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