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Apr
27
2022

Cost of fuel, food and other household essentials soars in latest inflation data

The cost of food, fuel, and other essential household bills have soared in the latest official inflation figures, as cost of living pressures for Australians hit the highest point in more than 20 years.   The latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows a 2.1% overall increase in prices […]

Apr
13
2022

Pet safety warning: don’t let Easter turn into a dog’s breakfast

A tasty treat for humans – a lethal threat to canines. Families looking forward to an egg hunt this Easter are being urged to be extra careful with their chocolate goodies as dogs and cats can face an increased risk of illness during the long weekend period.  In what is one of the busiest times […]

Apr
11
2022

Federal Budget measures will not majorly impact how Aussies vote at the May election, new figures show

Fresh off the back of last month’s Federal Budget and the Opposition’s response, new data reveals most Australians still won’t be swayed by either at the polls next month. According to Compare the Market’s latest Bill Shock Survey, 40% of people say the commitments made in the Federal Budget on 29 March will not impact […]

Apr
11
2022

Money trouble now a daily stress for 1 in 5 Australians

21% of Australians stress about money every day, 24% feel pressure at least once a week 92% have noticed cost of living rise while 78% have experienced bill shock paying for everyday expenses There’s been an 8% lift in people cutting back on discretionary spending since September More than three quarters of Australians have been […]

Apr
07
2022

Sick of high fuel costs? You could save hundreds by switching to an eScooter

Motorists spending a small fortune on petrol could save over a thousand dollars a year by switching to an eScooter, according to new research by Compare the Market. The comparison website crunched the numbers and found commuters could recoup the cost of an eScooter or eBike in less than a year while saving over one […]

Apr
04
2022

Ocean views and big bedrooms the top ‘must-haves’ in Aussie dream homes

While some might be finding it tough to break into the property market right now, that hasn’t stopped Aussie property buyers from dreaming about their perfect home. Research from Compare the Market revealed the top three ‘must-haves’ for Australians in their dream home if money was no obstacle. Without the constraints of reality, the number […]

Mar
25
2022

Pets a key lifestyle factor when choosing to buy a house

Wannabe property-buyers aren’t just looking for themselves, but their pets as well, according to a new survey by Compare the Market. Compare the Market surveyed over 1,000 home-seekers on the top three lifestyle features that were most important to them when looking at properties. Pet friendliness was a top consideration for 20% of aspiring buyers, […]

Mar
21
2022

Why renters are more vulnerable to damage during floods

Renters who had not insured their valuables could be particularly vulnerable to losses and damage caused by the recent flooding disaster, experts say. It is believed many renters could be uninsured if they have relied on their landlord’s insurance for building protection which does not cover renters’ personal belongings. Data from Compare the Market reveals […]

Mar
21
2022

Price transparency vital to help Victorians save on fuel as cost-of-living pressures rise

Compare the Market is calling on the Victorian Government to reconsider mandatory fuel price reporting to help motorists shop around and save as costs surge this year.   Prices well above $2 a litre have become widespread during the latest fuel cycle, with some forecasting prices will breach $2.50 at some point during the coming […]

Mar
16
2022

Shock Victorian electricity increase predicted in new energy price proposal

Hundreds of thousands of families and businesses across Victoria could soon be paying more for electricity, with a new proposal suggesting the market benchmark will increase across the state on 1 July. It will be the second time the Victorian Default Offer (VDO) changes in 2022, after prices were adjusted on 1 January.* The Essential […]

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