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5 easy ways to make a little extra cash

Ready to discover five new and exciting ways to make some extra cash? Go forth and earn the big bucks.  Pet-Sitting What could be more fun than baby-sitting a cute, cuddly cat or dog these holidays? Pet owners are always…

Tips to get ahead in the job hunt

It’s no secret that finding a job is one of life’s most stressful searches, particularly if you’ve been out of the game for some time or just getting in it. That’s the tough task facing around 50,000 young Australians as…

Which of these 5 nightmare work types are you?

It doesn’t matter what type of job or industry you’re in there’s always a few certain personalities types in every workplace. From the prankster to the suckup -whether you work at Mcdonalds or Louis Vuitton, there’s one in every environment….

How to get out of the ‘debt mindset’

What is your point of view about debt? Does it seem normal, inevitable or unavoidable to you? Have you been taught to believe that debt is bad, wrong or a necessary evil? Do you avoid looking at your debt? Do…

Want to create a start up? Listen to this great advice

When looking for advice on how to throw oneself into the startup deep end and come out swimming, Erica Stewart is the perfect mentor. Juggling many hats including CEO, wife and mother to three children, Erica started her innovative online…

How to have a big night with little spend

As much as we can budget and plan and save, there is one overwhelmingly large recurring thing that has the ability to deplete our finances like no other… a night out on the town. A night out can vary in…