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5 ways to save on gifts this Christmas

Emerging from our Covid lockdown cocoons has been a joyful affair for many. Far flung friends and family have been reunited, we’ve tamed unruly locks at the hairdressers, and even begun booking holidays.

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5 ways to have an eco-friendly clear out this spring

Parting with something that has been in your possession for a long time can be difficult. Perhaps even harder though, is figuring out where to dispose of unwanted items in an environmentally friendly way. Luckily, having an eco-friendly clear out is possible. We’ve summed up five ways to dispose of your unwanted goods, none of which involve a landfill pit. Happy spring cleaning!

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How to handle your post lockdown finances

How to handle your post-lockdown finances

It’s undeniable that pandemic-induced social restrictions and lockdowns have changed the way Australians handle their finances. Most people have had to reconsider how they spend their money and set their savings goals, and many have experienced financial instability and hardship. 

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Why your savings account should be on your spring clean list this year

Why your savings account should be on your spring clean list this year

When it comes to your finances, being a good saver is crucial. And what goes hand-in-hand with being a good saver? A high interest savings account. So if you are currently signed up with a provider that offers low interest rates (or none at all), it’s time to put your savings account on your spring clean list! 

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Leading westpac life interest rate cut overnight

Leading Westpac Life interest rate cut overnight

Westpac has made a slew of interest rate cuts to its savings accounts, including to the leading Westpac Life rate for 18 to 29-year-olds. The big bank shaved a sizeable 50 basis points off the rate, taking it down from 3.00% p.a. to 2.50% p.a.*

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