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Did you know that by shopping on certain days of the week, you can save more money than usual? For instance, it is not just petrol that has seasonal and weekly cycles for cost. Read on for more details.Read more »
Have you ever walked into a store and seen something you want, really want for that matter only to realise it is only marginally outside of your price bracket? Well maybe you need to step outside of your comfort zone and attempt to negotiate or in easy terms, ask for a discount. If you have […]Read more »
A guide to saving money on electricity. These easy to follow tips will reduce your electricity bill and help you to save a lot of money.Read more »
The ten step checklist to improve your personal finances, save money, get out of debt and tick all the boxes when it comes to best practice money management.Read more »
How to save over $4,800 a year by bringing your own lunch to work. Over 10 years, you could have over $68,000 saved by simply ‘brown bagging’ your lunch to work.Read more »
ING DIRECT – Savings Maximiser is one of Australia’s most popular high interest savings accounts. Read what makes this account so useful to savers, with many readers of Savings Guide opting to open an account.Read more »
Finally! An everyday bank account that offers 5% cash back on eligible purchases. No reward points or gimmicks, just cold hard cash back. E.g. Spend $100, get $5 back.Read more »
Have you ever considered going interest only on your home loan, in order to free up money to use elsewhere? Here are some considerations for those wishing to go interest only on their mortgage.Read more »
A list of things to sell when you want to make money. Selling items that you already own frees you from clutter and puts money back in your pocket. A great way to save money.Read more »
Ways to save money when you have a partner that doesn’t share the same motivation and desire to get ahead as you. Are you the motivated one? If so, this is for you.Read more »
How much you buy, how much you spend, how much you eat, how much you consume – these are the things that impact your ability to save money. Learn how ‘size’ is the key to saving.Read more »
A review of Scott Pape’s ‘The Barefoot Investor’ book. The Barefoot Investor has received many reviews, here is what I learnt from reading the book that guides young Australians into way to manage their money.Read more »
Read about BJ, a single mum who sees money like its a game of Monopoly. Here one of our readers shares their personal experiences on saving money and getting ahead in life after tough moments.Read more »
Imagine if you never spent money on particular items, instead opting to save the money? Here are a list of things I wish I never spent a dollar on. How much would you have saved over the years?Read more »
Wanting to start investing in shares? Learn about the common mistakes people make when buying shares so you can personally avoid them and feel a little more secure.Read more »
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5 ways to save money immediately:
1. Spend less money than you earn at all times.
2. Save money on small items - they add up quickly.
3. Stop buying one item per week. Save the change.
4. Save ever $5 note you ever see.
5. Make a game of saving. Round your accounts down and pay your savings.
About me, my goals and why I get a kick out of savingMy name is Alex Wilson and I am the blogger behind Savings Guide™ and I started to write about saving money well over 5 years ago. I am a big believer in consumers standing up to be heard and never settling for second best.
I often post saving money tips that the big retailers wish I wouldn't. I do this to show people how to save money by making smarter choices and ignoring the hype of marketing.
I have previously had credit card debts of $20,000+ and went on to repay every dollar, closing them for good. I find ways to regularly pay more than I have to on my mortgage and my life goal is to retire when I want to, not when I have to.
To me, saving money is an easy way to get an instant payrise. So if you want to get your finances in order and begin to regain control of your money - sign up to my newsletter and visit the site daily.
"The infamous scratchie experiment.."Ever wondered what would happen if you purchased 200 $1 scratchies? Surely you must win right? Watch to find out what happened when I did exactly that.
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