Kelly graduated with a Bachelor of Communications (Hons.), majoring in writing and cultural studies from the University of Technology, Sydney. She writes across areas including travel insurance, home loans and savings accounts. She’s also responsible for bringing you the monthly RBA announcement and untangling just what it means for your money. On the lighter side of things, her blogs help keep your finances on track without sending you to sleep. You can catch her on twitter as @earthtokellogs.
Friday 20 January 2017
You could spend an arm and a leg to kit your kids out with trendy back to school supplies - or you could save $150 by opting for these frugal alternatives.
Thursday 19 January 2017
With 2017 underway, Aussies who made a resolution to save more money are doing it tough so far, as Mozo’s data shows that a number of banks have already welcomed the New Year by cutting rates on savings accounts.
Wednesday 18 January 2017
It’s been another steamy week so far, with Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide reaching temperatures in the high 30s, and Western Sydney suburbs like Penrith and Parramatta rising above 40 degrees.
Monday 16 January 2017
Looking for some free fun this Australia Day? Here are some of the best events happening in capital cities around the country that won’t cost you a cent.
Thursday 12 January 2017
2017 has arrived, and brought with it a serious case of electricity bill shock for Victorian households, as energy retailers hike prices across the board.
Monday 09 January 2017
It’s time to admit it - 2017 is here and the Christmas fun is over. But if you're wondering how to clear that silly season debt, we have a solution.
Thursday 05 January 2017
On 1 January 2017, many of the Solar Bonus Schemes that previously tempted Aussies to install solar panels changed, leading to dramatically lower feed-in tariffs for households across the country.
Wednesday 04 January 2017
Like jogging at 5am or consuming a full kilo of kale every day, saving money is often easier said than done. Here are 5 bank accounts that make it a breeze.
Tuesday 20 December 2016
David is a chocolatier. Each month, he buys in €5,500 worth of genuine Belgian chocolate to sell in his Melbourne shop.
Monday 19 December 2016
With Christmas fast approaching, Mozo has crunched the numbers and found that giving some of the most popular pets as presents - including the cost of basic needs such as food, toys, bedding and vaccinations - could cost Aussies hundreds, if not thousands of dollars.
Friday 16 December 2016
Is your bank enjoying a Christmas bonus on your dime? Let’s be honest - at this time of year, you’ve definitely got better things to spend your money on.
Wednesday 14 December 2016
Unsure of how to really make your rewards points count? Here are four ways your rewards card can give you a merry (and affordable) Christmas this year.
Monday 12 December 2016
Energy providers Powershop and Red Energy expanded into south-east Queensland last week, offering homeowners more options to choose from when shopping for a competitive electricity plan.
Tuesday 06 December 2016
Aussies are a globetrotting bunch, but we all know travel doesn’t always come cheap. And even if you bag discounted flights and watch your pennies, having a cost-effective way to spend while you’re overseas is key to a frugal holiday plan.
Tuesday 06 December 2016
2016 has also been an eventful year for Aussie finance. With all the excitement, these new and improved banking products might have flown under your radar.
Thursday 01 December 2016
In an increasingly competitive property market where even getting a foot in the door can be a struggle, young Aussies looking to buy their first home may find an opportunity with family guarantee home loans, like Greater Bank’s new family pledge loan.
Monday 14 November 2016
Tuesday 13 September 2016
What’s the best thing about tax time? A bumper tax refund injected into your bank account. Here are the 5 best ways to spend it this year.
Friday 24 June 2016
Are you an American Express rewards points aficionado? We’ve collected five of the need-to-know tricks for maximising the value of your AMEX rewards card.
Wednesday 01 June 2016
To help get your finances on track before EOFY, we’ve come up with a to-do list of some of the major money tasks you might need to tackle this June.