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How much can you earn on savings now that rates are on the rise?

How much can you earn on savings now that rates are on the rise?

Of the financial institutions that have moved to lift their savings interest rates, some have chosen to keep a portion of the official half-a-percentage-point rate increase for themselves.

  • by Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon

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Government energy cashbacks – how much can you get and where can you find them?

Government energy cashbacks – how much can you get and where can you find them?

Governments are offering cashback deals on rising electricity bills. Here a quick guide of what is available and where you can find them.

  • by Joel Gibson
‘Money was tight growing up, but I saved and invested, so I have choices’
My Money
Investing

‘Money was tight growing up, but I saved and invested, so I have choices’

Beau Arfi learned early in life an important lesson not to fritter away money. Saving and some good property investments have helped set him up for the future.

  • by Nina Hendy
The government incentives that put renewable energy within reach 
Analysis
Renewables

The government incentives that put renewable energy within reach 

State and federal governments are offering attractive incentives for switching to renewable energy that now make solar power systems and electric vehicles more attainable for households.

  • by Joel Gibson
Want to save $1859 a year? Ditch gas
Analysis
Gas

Want to save $1859 a year? Ditch gas

Nick Vinciullo could not have disconnected the gas supply to his home at a better time.

  • by Charlotte Grieve
I just saved $100 by switching energy retailers. Here are my six top tips
Opinion
Bills

I just saved $100 by switching energy retailers. Here are my six top tips

If you haven’t shopped your electricity plan in years, you could save hundreds of dollars simply by switching to a new provider. Here’s how.

  • by Jessica Irvine
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Five ways the new government could help you to combat rising cost of living
Opinion
Bills

Five ways the new government could help you to combat rising cost of living

The incoming federal government should promote and implement good policies to help us to help ourselves to combat the rising cost of living.

  • by Joel Gibson
Why Aldi food prices are cheaper than Coles or Woolworths
Opinion
Bills

Why Aldi food prices are cheaper than Coles or Woolworths

Food is the second-largest household bill after either a mortgage or rent, so even a 4-5 per cent increase in grocery prices can cost up to $500 extra a year.

  • by Joel Gibson
Three of big four banks pass on official rate rise to savers

Three of big four banks pass on official rate rise to savers

Australia’s biggest bank, the Commonwealth, is yet to follow the other big three in passing on the 0.25 percentage point increase in official interest rates to savers.

  • by John Collett
You can save 22¢ a litre on petrol; Here’s how
Opinion
Spending

You can save 22¢ a litre on petrol; Here’s how

There are many discounts to cut the price of fuel at the pump. Combining some of the best deals when you fill up can save you up to 20¢ a litre.

  • by Joel Gibson