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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 […]

Jul
21
2021

Driving less? Save more on your car insurance with this Simples check

Australian motorists could save hundreds of dollars on car insurance premiums if they drive less than they used to because of the pandemic or general lifestyle changes. Adjusting the annual mileage on a car insurance policy can have a significant impact on costs, with premiums varying by as much as $454 a year, based on […]

Oct
08
2020

Research indicates common human foods could be lethal for pets

Informative insights from comparethemarket.com.au have provided a detailed look into what human foods can cause serious harm to common domestic pets The research investigates human foods that are harmful to animals such as cats, dogs, birds, mice and rabbits, among others Many of the dangerous food items are common household items, such as bread and […]

Feb
01
2020

Deadly driver distractions: 78% of drivers admit to multi-tasking behind the wheel – with eating and drinking the most common disruption

Driver distraction results in up to one in 10 fatalities and at least 14 per cent of all car crashes[1]. Among accidents caused by diverted attention, 36 per cent occur due to distractions within the vehicle.[2] Despite this, concerning new research has found that 3 in 4 Aussie motorists are still multi-tasking behind the wheel. […]

Jan
03
2020

Nearly 1 in 2 employees put organisations at risk of cyber attacks – medium-sized businesses worst offenders

Cyber attacks are rapidly increasing among Australian organisations,[1] with cybercrime costing our economy more than $1 billion annually.[2] On top of this, small businesses account for 43 per cent of all cybercrime targets.[3] Now, new research reveals that the online activities of nearly half of Australian employees have put the organisations they work for at […]

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