The silly season is almost upon us but if you’re planning the usual last-minute shopping blitz, think again.
Consumer expert Jo Ucukalo says Covid-19 has affected not just our buying habits - with many ordering online for the first time during the pandemic - but the time it takes to get those goodies to our door.
More sustainable vehicle choices other than Tesla – Here’s your ultimate guide on switching to Electric Cars
One of the most visible and exciting developments in sustainable living are electric cars, like those released by Tesla, and soon we will be seeing a lot more of them on the road. Electric cars have been around for decades before they were popularised by Tesla and now many others. However, there are still many questions that arise when talking about them. We are going to take a look at the most frequently asked questions, myths, and facts about electric vehicles.
We step into marriage hoping for it to last forever but more than 33 percent of marriages in Australia end in divorce. The entire process of divorce is long and tiring. So taking steps to make the divorce amicable for both parties will save your emotions, relationships and finances.
Father's Day is a chance to honour the special men in our lives. They don't need to be your dad, or grandad, they can be anyone's dad or not even a dad. And if you don’t really have the time or fresh ideas to go hunting for something specific - how about grabbing a gift card for him to spend as he wishes. We’re letting you in on our tips for this practical and thoughtful hack on giving a gift.
COVID-19 lockdowns mean more of us have switched to online transactions - including grocery shopping. Big supermarkets like Coles and Woolworths have levelled up their game by focussing efforts on our online grocery shopping experience. Beyond accessibility and other benefits, there are important drawbacks to virtually shopping for groceries. In this second part of our series on online supermarkets, we dive deeper into the things we need to look out for before jumping into the convenience of online purchasing.
Is it time for a grocery run? Supermarkets have been bustling with people buying essentials. The biggest ones like Coles and Woolworths now allow us to shop for groceries online, with more of us now prefering to shop in the comfort and safety of our own homes.
Is the Australian dream over for those looking to buy a house? Property prices are at what some would call “dangerously dumb” levels. A study has found that it takes up to eight years for a buyer to save enough money for a 20 percent Sydney home deposit.
Cosmetic procedures are becoming increasingly popular in Australia. From injectables and fillers for your lips and cheeks, Botox for your wrinkles, and even laser hair removal for your unwanted fuzz. They have become so common that these techniques are even offered at dentists and beauty salons. This is concerning since these methods are not simply beauty treatments.
Are you aware of your tenant rights and obligations? Do you know how often and how much your rent can increase? Are you aware that you can be blacklisted in a tenancy database? When are you entitled to repairs?
Rental properties are receiving more applications than ever before. This is because there are less rentals available and they are being rented at a faster pace. But don’t let this dishearten you in your search. A few simple strategies, like having your application ready before you turn up at a viewing, will put you ahead of the pack. We have insider knowledge on securing the right space for you. Our tips will help you become a savvy real estate searcher and get your application to stand out.