Saving Money Archive

Start Holiday Planning NOW And Save Money

Don’t shoot the messenger, but the holidays (Christmas) is only 11 weeks away. I know, how the hell did that sneak up on me yet again? Fortunately for my wife and I, we don’t do any massive Christmas shopping these days, but I still like to try and save money where I can, and a

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How to Become More Frugal in 2016

The new year is often a time when people start to look at their budgets more closely, and if one of your resolutions is to be more frugal in 2016, this article shares some tips on easy ways to save money

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Use Honey on Mouth Ulcers – Random Money Saving Tip

Something you most likely won’t know about me is that I regularly get mouth ulcers (I think they are also called canker sores). It’s pretty bloody annoying to always pretty much be dealing with a sharp and intense pain in the mouth, particularly when it happens so frequently

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How Moving to the NBN Saved Us Money

One of the major benefits of moving house has been that we are now covered by the NBN. What’s the NBN I can hear my international readers asking – well, it’s a high speed broadband network called the National Broadband Network, that is being progressively rolled out across the country. Previously at our old house

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The Lifestyle Changes you can make to help Save Money

At some point in our lives, many of us feel a little worried or anxious about money. It might be that you’re struggling to save up for something, or you just don’t feel like you’re earning enough to live comfortably each month. Whatever the scenario, what you’ll be pleased to hear is there are simple

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Investing For The Future, Rather Than Saving For It

I’ve been a big proponent for doing everything you can to save money – and I still am. Every dollar you can mange to save, no matter how big or small, can make a massive difference to your overall financial position

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Party Smart and Save Money

Hosting parties can get expensive, particularly when you think about the size of things like wedding or engagement parties. So I’ve asked a friend of mine who runs a Brisbane party hire company to help me understand some of the best ways to reduce the cost of having a party

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7 Ways to Save Money While Studying

A student’s budget is notoriously tight. The costs of studying combined with a limited or casual income mean every cent counts. Whether you are trying to stretch your dollar further, needing to balance the books, or hoping to set some cash aside, these seven tips can help you save money while studying

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Getting Serious About Your Finances

Today I am taking part in the 2015 Financial Literacy Awareness Carnival – something that Shannon has been running for a coupe of years now, and something that I feel honored to be invited to participate in

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The Cheapest Thing You’ve Heard Of

Being in the personal finance blogging space, you get to hear about some pretty interesting ways to save money. Most of the time they are all what I would consider good tips/advice, however, recently I was watching the TV and saw some serious tightness in action

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Why You Should Start Collecting Leftover Change

If you’re anything like me, your wallet is always being bogged down by lots of coins. It’s not like I have too much money – I wish! It’s more that every time you go out and buy something, there is normally change given, and that change always seems to balloon your wallet

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Saving Money On Non-perishables Online

I’m no stranger to shopping online, in fact, my wife and I have been big advocates for doing your entire grocery shopping online for a while now. However, until recently the only shops offering this service were the big grocery chains, and their prices were essentially the same as what you would find in store

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