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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, […]

Crowed-sourced Cheap Petrol in your pocket

Cheap Petrol

Power to the people! This catch phrase is normally associated with various political movements and agendas. You would not often think that people power can help you get cheap petrol and ease the pain at the bowser. Would you? After all, it’s not like we as individuals can make our own petrol at home, right? 😉 […]

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. […]

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 […]