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How to have a hot romance without burning cash

Roses, chocolates and island holidays. Not to mention those dinner dates. Being loved up is great, but it can hurt your back pocket. We look at ways to keep the love alive on a shoestring budget.

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How to ask for a pay rise at work

Asking for a pay rise is scary, but with the right prep work you can maximise your chances of getting the salary you deserve.

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How to survive the silly season without going broke

Worried about over-spending this Christmas? Stay in control over the silly season with these four money tips.

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Pay it forward…to yourself

Women are working harder than ever, yet retiring with less. Here’s how to boost your super and take back control of your financial future.

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Was saving easier when the shops shut early?

Your mother’s generation may have appeared more careful with their cash. But does frugality come naturally when there’s nowhere to spend your money?

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Can your relationship handle a pay rise?

Changing money dynamics can shift the emotional balance between partners. How do you keep things level when your finances fluctuate?

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What to do when someone asks you for a loan

Ever had a friend, partner or family member ask you for a loan? Awwwkward, right? Well, reading this article might just save your money and your relationship…

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5 money lies we tell ourselves

Take a look at five common money mistruths we often tell ourselves – with ideas to get back on track with guilt-free money management.

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Super still matters – here’s why

Who’s read their annual super statement? No? We get it. Super is that thing they tell you about after you get your first job and they don’t explain it properly and it’s complicated and and you’ll think about it later and why are we even talking about this anyway? Glad you asked. Here are three compelling reasons.

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Facing redundancy? Here’s what you should know

Being made redundant can come as a shock – and not just financially. Suddenly, you’re facing uncertainty about your future, and this may require some fast decision-making. So, what should you be aware of?

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