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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?

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.

4 Mar 2019 11:46

Our addiction to home comforts is growing: 3 in 4 Aussies rely on appliances more than ever before

Our addiction to comfort is growing, with new research revealing that 76 per cent of Aussies use more energy in their homes compared to five years ago, with a further third (33 per cent) owning more white goods and appliances than they did half a decade ago.

4 Mar 2019 11:41

Concerning new data reveals 59% of Aussies could be taking risks with their pets

While we like to think we never take risks with our pets’ health and safety, new research indicates otherwise.

21 Dec 2018 10:07

Your ultimate Christmas safety checklist

The silly season is here but in the midst of all the Christmas cheer, don't forget to check your home for health and safety hazards. Compare the Market has compiled a 50-point comprehensive Christmas safety checklist to keep your merry festivities from turning to misery.