Wearable tax deductions you may be eligible for in 2017

The EOFY has come and gone and you might now be wondering if there’s anything you purchased last financial year that could qualify as a legitimate tax deduction. Well, depending on your occupation did you know you could potentially include the threads or accessories you wear at work in your tax return? Get those receipts…

Get the look for less: Paris Fashion Week outfits

Oh my, what a whirlwind Paris Fashion Week was! From the spaceship launch runway hosted by Chanel to those Balenciaga skirts inspired by rubber car mats (yes, seriously), there are so many moments for the fashionista to mull over. But if you’re anything like us, what you are really interested in, was what the celebs sitting…

Money moves to keep the fire rooster on your side this Lunar New Year

Be honest – have you strayed from your financial New Year’s resolutions already? Well, here’s your second chance to bring financial fortune your way, as this Saturday (28 January) marks the Chinese New Year. In case you didn’t know, this is the year of the fire rooster and unless you were unlucky enough to have…

Rookie mistakes serious shoppers never make on Boxing Day

Some shoppers take on the Boxing Day sales like champs. They’re the chilled ones in sneakers, strolling around with everything they set out to buy. Meanwhile, others go home tired and grumpy after hours of overspending on junk. Does the latter sound like you? Become a pro by never making these six rookie mistakes when…

End of the wallet era? Your go-to guide for using Apple Pay

Digital wallets and contactless payments have made quite a buzz in Australia over the last few years, with the country earning its tech-savvy stripes for high adoption rates. The RBA may have tried (and failed) to dazzle Australians with a new $5 note, but the launch of Apple Pay to ANZ customers clearly stole the…

What is Afterpay? Your ultimate guide to modern layby.

Online shoppers, you may have noticed some sites offering a new payment method called Afterpay at the checkout that looks similar to layby. So what is it, and are there risks involved with dodging the upfront cost of a shopping spree? Well, we’re here to take you through some of the nitty-gritty details of this…