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    Do It Yourself: A Guide to Frugal DIY

    | February 6, 2012 | Comments (0)

    Everywhere in the media, people are telling you to save money by doing it yourself. Whatever “it” is, you are expected to become an instant expert.

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    5 Emergency Budget Cuts to Consider

    | January 9, 2012 | Comments (0)

    We would all be better off if we forced ourselves to look honestly at our spending and our bank accounts, and identify the things that can be cut out easily and immediately. That will buy you more time if you do lose your job or take a cut in your income, and will help you stretch the money you have.

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    Frugal Private Health Insurance Comparison

    | November 19, 2011 | Comments (0)

    Fitting health insurance premiums into your budget can be tricky, but here is some good news on that front. There are ways to bring down the costs without skimping on your cover, and here are some tips on doing just that.

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    Six Steps to Self-Employment: Starting a Home Based Business

    | November 3, 2011 | Comments (0)

    If you’ve been considering leaving the rat race in order to work from home, starting a home based business may be one of the top items on your mind these days. Starting a home based business, or becoming a freelancer, might be a way for you to spend more time with your family, save money [...]

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    Want to Set Up a Finance Budget? Here’s How

    | October 17, 2011 | Comments (0)

    Effective budgeting starts with an understanding of how you spend your money, and evaluating your current spending habits. It is never too late to start a finance budget as long as you have a long-term goal in mind, and have a system put in place to track your expenditure and savings.

7 Essential Tips On Hosting An Inexpensive Summer Outdoor Party

| January 9, 2013 | Comments (0)
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Summer will find its way here in a few months’ time. The end of the year will be a perfect time to host an outdoor party and catch up with friends we’ve not seen in ages. It is the ideal time of the year to enjoy the beautiful warm weather and slip into comfortable thongs [...]

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9 Better Budgeting Tips With Your Flat Mate

| December 24, 2012 | Comments (0)
9 Better Budgeting Tips With Your Flat Mate

When you move out and live with a friend or flat mate, budgeting becomes crucial. If you and your flat mate don’t budget your money well, chances are you will find it you’d have difficulty in paying expenses for your rental expenses. The pertinent thing to do is to create a budget incorporating all your [...]

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Your Home Insurance: 5 Money Saving Ideas

| November 24, 2012 | Comments (0)
Your Home Insurance: 5 Money Saving Ideas

Home insurance policy premiums can put a big dent in your budget. While you know that carrying this insurance is essential, that doesn’t make it any easier to come up with the premium when it’s due. If you’d like to keep your policy as well-suited to your needs as possible while also saving money, here [...]

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9 Stress Free Ways To Save On Refurbishing The Home

| October 24, 2012 | Comments (0)
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Refurbishing your home can be a daunting task as it involves a lot of manpower and time. If not meticulously planned, the actual cost of your home renovation may exceed your budget. Hence, it is essential to do shop for economically-priced good quality materials and take into account every detail that needs to be put [...]

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Ideas For Building an Emergency Fund

| September 24, 2012 | Comments (0)
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We all know the importance of having an emergency fund for unexpected expenses — but knowing we need one and actually accumulating one can often be two vastly different things. Think of all the times you had to charge the dental bill to a credit card, only to find yourself still paying for it years [...]

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Money Saving Success! Now What Will You Do With It?

| August 24, 2012 | Comments (0)
Money Saving Success! Now What Will You Do With It?

There are few things more satisfying than knowing that you have reached your money saving goals. But once you’ve achieved money saving success, you have an important decision to make: what will you do with your savings? Chances are, you’ve already got a plan for your savings, but even if you do, consider these ideas [...]

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6 Effective Ways to Market a Business on a Budget

| July 24, 2012 | Comments (0)
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If you are thinking of starting a business but are cash strapped, there are many creative ways for you to market your product without breaking the bank. The first thing to do when you start a business is to figure out what your marketing budget would be for the first six months. Being on a [...]

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7 ways to cut costs on your mobile phone bill

| June 24, 2012 | Comments (0)
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Nowadays, communication has become so essential that we can’t go without a phone in hand. Moreover, we are lured by the cost of competitive mobile phone plans for our communication needs. We cannot resist the mobile phone deals that are paired off with a 12 or 24-month contract. Our communication means are not just limited [...]

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Solar Panels – Will The Sun Save You Money?

| May 13, 2012 | Comments (0)
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With electricity prices threatening to sky-rocket, many people are turning to solar electricity and solar PV panel systems in the hope of saving money. But before you rush out and get solar panels installed on your roof, you first have to ask yourself if this solution is as financially attractive as it seems. The Solar [...]

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How to save for a home deposit: 6 effective ways

| April 29, 2012 | Comments (0)
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Having to save up and set aside the deposit for a new home can be daunting. The escalating costs of house prices and a decrease in supply of housing in already densely populated cities in Australia worsens the prospect of homeownership among many Australians. Saving money for a home deposit takes time, but if you [...]

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