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Megan Birot

Megan considers herself a savvy saver. She aims to make finance fun and inspire people to make decisions best suited to their budget and lifestyle. Her number one tip is: “saving doesn’t have to be boring, get creative and reap the rewards.” Megan has a background in journalism and particularly loves to write about health and money. She hopes to one day pen a best-selling book but the topic is a well-guarded secret.

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20 May 2019 09:14

9 in 10 Aussies more likely to buy Aussie goods

In a time where over three-quarters of the goods in our shopping trolleys are made overseas, Aussies are increasingly looking to buy products made at home. So, what are the benefits of buying Australian made?

24 Apr 2019 08:47

6 ways to hop back into shape after Easter

Has the Easter bunny come and gone, and left you with a little more love on the handles? Fret not, we've got tips to help you get over your holiday blow-out!

9 Apr 2019 11:35

To buy a mobile phone outright or on a plan?

There's nothing like the feeling of buying a new phone. But don't let your excitement get in the way of savings. Is it better to buy a phone outright or on a plan?

27 Mar 2019 08:35

What are your rights in case of defects in your apartment?

It's the fastest fastest-growing form of property ownership in Australia but rising demand and fast turnaround of apartment buildings is causing a surge in defects. This is leaving owners of strata tittles wondering what protections are in place against this downside of the strata property boom.

26 Mar 2019 16:35

How Uber Eats and Afterpay can hinder home loan applications

Could your penchant for Uber Eats on Friday nights or that couch you bought on Afterpay derail your chances of securing a home loan? It just might. Lenders are increasing looking into every corner of our digital and discretionary spending to assess home loan serviceability.

14 Mar 2019 07:54

How to live rent-free by house sitting

Want to live rent free and possibly save up to $25,000 a year? Find out how and why more Aussies are house sitting and how it works.

12 Mar 2019 09:19

Why Aussies are home staging in a slowing market

Faced with a slowing property market, Aussies are staging their homes to attract more buyers & higher sale prices. Discover more, including cheap styling hacks.

8 Mar 2019 16:20

Happy International Women’s Day to all superwomen

Today we celebrate all superwomen. We spoke to Chris Catchpoole, Hannah Twiggs, Adam Harvey, Emma Brabbins and Warren Duke about the superwomen in their lives and what we can do to forge a more gender-balanced world.

8 Mar 2019 10:24

Renovating a heritage home? Here’s what you need to know

Renovating a heritage home comes with a slew of restrictions on what you can and can't do when 'doing it up'. Check out our quick guide here.

4 Mar 2019 10:38

What are your rights if your flight is cancelled or delayed?

A lot can go wrong when travelling, but what if your plane was delayed or you were left grounded due to a cancellation? What are your rights if your flight is cancelled or delayed?

13 Feb 2019 09:53

How a boozy holiday can void your travel insurance

There's nothing like soaking up the rays on a secluded beach with a few adult beverages in hand on your holiday. But a few tipples on your trip could leave you a sore head and a hole in your hip-pocket if your travel insurance claim is voided because of alcohol consumption. Read more.

11 Feb 2019 16:40

Why we should break up with Valentine’s Day

Whether you're loved-up or single, Valentine's Day is fraught with dangers. For couples, it's the expectation to make it 'special' by splurging on their significant other. For singles, it can feel like a particularity lonely time. So, here's why it's cheaper to break up with Valentine’s Day.

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