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Travel on a Budget

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20 June 2016

So it’s only 3 weeks before I leave for my 9 week holiday and I’ve come up with some more ways to save and survive taking leave without pay.

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Home Grown

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20 June 2016

One of the joys of growing up is leaving home and spreading your wings. Right? Or is it? Gen Y are increasingly deciding to stay at home while they study and instead would prefer to save money for travelling, paying off their uni debts or saving up for a property.

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Life After School

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20 June 2016

When you’re young you have your whole life ahead of you.  There is so much to do and explore, places to go, personal style to find, it can be hard to be disciplined enough to put aside money each week.

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Save as a Student

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20 June 2016

If you don’t know already, getting through tertiary education is financially tough, and it's even tougher if you're a student living away from home. Whether you’re about to embark on a new life at University fresh out of school, or you are continuing an existing degree or course at TAFE, here are some money saving tips to get you through the year with enough food in your belly, strategies to still have fun, and hopefully even some savings left for an end of year treat or to build towards some exciting financial goals.

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Starting a New Job

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12 May 2016

Stepping through the front door of your new place of employment can be an exciting yet nerve-wracking experience. You nailed the interview, so are feeling confident, but a whole lot of unknowns are looming ahead, and you still don’t know if this job is going to be what you hope, or whether you are going to be able to fulfill your new employer’s expectations, though you sincerely hope you do.

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Paid Parental Leave

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12 May 2016

I am well and truly on my way to being a mum. I now waddle rather than walk, I now have to bend down with my legs comically far apart in order to pick anything up from the floor, I now have to pee several times during the night, and I sleep with a total of 4 pillows.

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Living Costs for Students

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12 May 2016

The sight of Jacarandas lining the streets, their blossoms creating a carpet of purple below,  is a sight synonymous with Australia. While almost as iconic as the Eucalypt, Jacarandas aren’t native to Australia, but they do thrive in the warm Aussie climate and feature in many a backyard.

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