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Oct
25
2022

‘Fill up now’: Fresh blow to motorists as new fuel cycle sees petrol prices soar past $2.10 a litre in capital cities

Compare the Market is warning motorists that the days of cheap petrol are numbered, with a new fuel price cycle already pushing petrol prices above $2.10 a litre in many cities across Australia. However, there’s still a small window of opportunity to snag a deal at the bowser, with some retailers yet to pass these […]

Oct
17
2022

Aussies anticipating a frugal Christmas following latest blow to cost-of-living

Many Australians will be tightening their belts this Christmas, with new research from Compare the Market showing that almost half of Australians will be spending less or searching for savings as the cost-of-living crisis hurts the hip pocket. Compare the Market’s September survey of 1,002 people found that due to rising prices across the board, […]

Oct
17
2022

The little-known rule that could cost you thousands on your next cruise

With international borders reopened and cruise ships setting sail from Australian ports again, Compare the Market warns that holidaymakers may be stung with astronomical fees if the worst happens at sea by not taking out the correct travel insurance. Cruising is a very different type of vacation from most domestic and international holidays. As a […]

Oct
04
2022

RBA lifts cash rate for sixth consecutive month

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has confirmed it is lifting the cash rate for the sixth consecutive month, with a 25 basis point increase following October’s Board meeting. The cash rate is now at a nine-year high following a rapid 250 basis points increase in just 153 days, as the RBA battles to curb […]

Sep
30
2022

Half of Aussie homes prime targets for robberies, new Compare the Market survey shows

More than half of Australian homes may be prime targets for burglaries, with new research from Compare the Market revealing the majority of households don’t have any form of home security system to deter thieves. Compare the Market’s latest data found that 57.4% of Australians don’t have alarms or cameras installed at home –a disturbing […]

Sep
21
2022

You could save on car insurance just for turning 26

New research from Compare the Market has found that drivers could get cheaper car insurance premiums just for turning 26. Based on a series of quotes from brands and products available through Compare the Market, on average, women save $56 and men save $75*. The difference in price between 25 and 26-year-olds reflects the fact […]

Sep
21
2022

‘Don’t delay’ – Australians urged to insure homes now as risk of wild weather looms

Compare the Market is warning Australians to ensure that their home and contents and car insurance policies are up to date, with extreme weather events expected to lash the country in the coming months. The Bureau of Meteorology predicts that much of the country will receive higher than usual rainfall from September. Unfortunately, there’s also […]

Sep
20
2022

Savvy seniors could save hundreds with this simple trick

Older Australians could be missing out on hundreds of dollars’ worth of savings each year by not flashing their Seniors Card, Compare the Market warns. As the cost-of-living crisis reaches new highs and hits the hip pocket of retirees hard, some Baby Boomers may not be aware of the many perks they’re entitled to, simply […]

Aug
25
2022

The great Australian rip-off – Why thousands of families are missing out on electricity savings

Hundreds of thousands of families and small businesses living and working in embedded networks across Australia are missing out on cheaper electricity plans, solar savings, rebates, concessions, rewards and other perks because of how expensive and complex it is for them to find their own electricity retailer. Compare the Market is calling on state governments […]

Aug
25
2022

Three ways to be rewarded for safe driving

This Road Safety Week, Queenslanders are urged to be safer while out on the roads. Between June 2021 and June 2022, 292 people were killed on Queensland roads.1 While being safe on the road not only reduces fatalities and injuries, but there are also a few different ways that safe drivers can get discounts on […]

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