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Phillip Portman

When he’s not busy writing, Phillip can usually be found at the movies, riding rollercoasters at theme parks, hanging out with his cockatiel Tiki, or talking about everything pop culture. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Journalism and has previously written about health, entertainment, and lifestyle for various publications. Phillip loves to help others and hopes that people learn something new from his articles.

Stories by Phillip Portman

4 Feb 2021 13:55

BMW overtaken by Toyota as most searched car brand for 2020

Written by Phillip Portman

Which car brands were the most searched in 2020, and how do international searches differ from your country? Read on to find out.

16 Nov 2020 13:48

Cruise restrictions: When can I sail the seas again?

Written by Phillip Portman

Planning a holiday? Check out the cruise restrictions that are limiting travel around Australia and what it means for your plans.

10 Nov 2020 10:10

Upgrade old fridges or TVs for less with this environment appliance offer for NSW residents

Written by Phillip Portman

Eligible NSW residents can upgrade old fridges or TVs for less with the environment appliance offer. Find out more about the offer and how to apply.

29 Oct 2020 11:08

How real estate agents might sell fictional homes

Written by Phillip Portman

We’ve chosen 10 of the most iconic fictional TV and movie homes from around the world and imagined how they might be pitched to renters and potential homebuyers.

1 Oct 2020 07:22

Cruel or kind? Owners of flat-faced dogs with health problems would still recommend breed

Written by Phillip Portman

A new study shows many owners of flat-faced dogs would still recommend the breeds despite serious health problems. Read on for more information.

23 Sep 2020 10:16

Five Alzheimer’s breakthroughs we’ve seen so far in 2020

Written by Phillip Portman

There have been several Alzheimer’s disease breakthroughs so far in 2020. Read on for more about these advances.

18 Sep 2020 06:29

Money Transfer Hotspots Around the World

Written by Phillip Portman

Where are the world’s money transfer hotspots, and which countries are sending and receiving the most money? Is the COVID-19 pandemic expected to have any impact on money transfers?

7 Sep 2020 10:30

Aussies swindled out of millions due to COVID-19 scams

Written by Phillip Portman

Australians have lost millions of dollars from COVID-19 scams, but there are ways to protect yourself and prevent it from happening to you. Read on for more.

27 Aug 2020 15:27

Life as a grey nomad: Things to know before hitting the road

Written by Phillip Portman

There’s nothing more exciting than hitting the road as a grey nomad, so read our top tips and tricks for making your trip run as smoothly as possible.

19 Aug 2020 06:25

The most searched car brands around the world 2019

Written by Phillip Portman

Find out which car brands are the most sought after around the globe, and how searches overseas differ to those from your country.

25 May 2020 11:41

Human Foods That Could Kill Your Pets

Written by Phillip Portman

There are many foods that are healthy for humans, but could potentially kill your pets. We look at some of the biggest pet killers in this infographic.

19 May 2020 10:28

Stretch your dollar: How you could save money in lockdown

Written by Phillip Portman

Wondering how to potentially save money during lockdown? From conserving energy to paying less for petrol, we offer ways you could reduce costs.

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