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Best Value Eyewear comes to you

best value eyewear

Do you need glasses? Maybe you prefer contacts? Either way, eyewear (like many other things) is a pretty expensive thing in Australia. Being a small market, Australia doesn’t have as much competition as Europe, Asia or the US. Furthermore, unless you have private health insurance, you have to cough up the cost of your prescription glasses, […]

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Get a better deal on your Solar Feed-in tariff

solar feed-in tariff

Electricity prices in Australia have been spiralling out of control with prices in all major capital cities recording an average increase of well above 30% in recent years. Worst yet, this is set to continue for the foreseeable future (with or without a price on carbon emissions). To combat this relentless rise in electricity prices, many […]

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Getting the Most out of Supermarket Loyalty Programs

supermarket loyalty programs

Here at Spending Hacker we are not big fans of loyalty programs. It seems that the ABC’s outstanding consumer affairs show The Checkout aren’t fans of them either… We don’t like collecting points/stamps/coupons/whatever as we believe that the only ones who benefit from that are the retailers. No thanks, we would rather get paid instead. […]

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Saving Money on your Energy Bill

Saving Money on your Energy Bill

In this quick ACTION guide we’re going to show you a few simple strategies for conserving electricity and cutting your energy costs. Even if the monthly saving figure is modest, the accumulated savings over a period of time can be significant. Remember, ongoing saving are always a priority, especially if they are easy to implement. […]

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How to lower the cost of car ownership?

Lower cost of car ownership

Did you know that Aussie households are spending more than $20,000 every year on car expenses? Let that sink in for a second…. Furthermore, many Aussies fail to realise they could reduce those costs by half or more if they make some simple changes. Take in maintenance, fuel, insurance, registration and depreciation, and car owners are […]

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