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Oct
12
2021

1 in 6 flout flood road warnings

One in six Australians admit they’ve ignored advice and tried driving through a flooded area, new figures from Compare the Market show as the east coast braces for storm season. A storm season preparedness survey of over 1,500 people also found 18 per cent had disregarded the ‘if it’s flooded forget it’ message to drive […]

Oct
12
2021

Will electric vehicles ever be more cost effective than their petrol counterparts?

New electric car owners could be waiting more than a decade to see the cost benefit of their purchase, new Compare the Market research shows The manufacture of electric vehicles produces higher emissions than petrol, but just two years of petrol car use will generate more emissions than an electric vehicle in its lifetime Picture […]

Oct
01
2021

Awkward! Half of Australia guilty of embarrassing ‘Daylight Savings’ gaffe

Survey finds 55% of Australians erroneously think Daylight Saving ends with an extra ‘s’ One in four adults in Daylight Saving states think the clocks are about to go BACK an hour One in three people in Daylight Saving states would prefer the clocks NEVER CHANGE at all Nearly three quarters of Australians said that […]

Sep
27
2021

Anti-hawking laws put consumers first

Reforms to stop predatory sales behaviour have been welcomed by Compare the Market as an important step for consumer protection. From 5 October, anti-hawking legislation will ensure companies seek clear consent from customers before contacting them about financial products including life insurance, general insurance and superannuation. The new laws provide a clear definition for ‘unsolicited […]

Sep
20
2021

More power to consumers in search for cheaper energy bills

Industry rule changes mean households can switch energy providers and start saving in just 2 days, as opposed to having to wait up to 3 months! No more last-ditch attempts from your existing energy company to keep you by offering an improved deal after you begin the switching process. Compare the Market encourages Aussies to […]

Sep
01
2021

Vintage décor on a dime – Gen Z get the retro look for less

Young Australians buying antiques on a budget have taken their treasure hunt online this year, as bigger households seek to clear old junk. Figures obtained by Compare the Market show Facebook Marketplace listings increased 19% last year, up from 2019, spurred by the pandemic fuelled declutter frenzy. To date there have been more than 1.4 […]

Aug
31
2021

Everyone needs good neighbours, but do we know them?

Compare the Market research shows how many Australians seek to avoid their neighbours whenever possible Nearly a quarter have argued with a neighbour, with noise, boundary disputes and even pet problems among the most common bugbears Almost one in five Aussies can’t name any neighbours and one in four hardly ever speak with anyone Love […]

Aug
26
2021

How the other half drive: Sydney’s top motor brands revealed

If you’re behind a wheel in Sydney, there’s a good chance it’s a Toyota – unless you’re really posh – according to sales data from Compare the Market that’s lifted the hood on the city’s favourite cars. The figures confirm one brand’s dominance on the roads does not extend to Sydney’s most exclusive suburbs, where […]

Jul
29
2021

Safer streets could lead to insurance savings in lockdown

Households stuck in lockdown urged to check insurance premiums as reduced crime rates could lead to better deals in certain suburbs or postcodes. Fewer break-ins reported in many parts of New South Wales including Sydney last year. Reduced levels of crime linked to lockdown may have a positive impact on insurance premiums, according to insurance […]

Jul
28
2021

Pricey purebred? A mongrel mutt could save you money on insurance

Mixed breeds are generally the cheaper to cover, with some costing half the price of certain purebreds, according to figures from Compare the Market. Popular ‘Frenchies’ are some of the priciest pooches to cover while Maltese cross breeds are among the cheapest. Demand for pets has surged with more Australian families welcoming fur babies during […]

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