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Watch Out For These Red Flags When Hiring A Tax Agent

Even if someone prepares your taxes for you, you’re still on the hook for the information they submit to the ATO. That’s why you don’t want to just pick anybody to help prepare your taxes. Here are a few tips for finding a reputable accountant.


5 Simple Budgeting Strategies That Can Bring Real Results

Ever since I was a little kid, I’ve had an affinity for numbers. My father loves telling this story about how when I was seven, I corrected a guy’s maths off the top of my head — of course, that correction worked against my father and cost him some amount of money.


Dealhacker: $15 Off An eBay Purchase

You’re probably familiar with eBay’s percentage discounts, but it does toss out fixed price ones from time to time. In this case, it’s a flat $15 off your next eBay purchase, as long as you have the following two items: the site’s official smartphone app and a coupon code.


UK Votes To Leave The European Union, These Videos Explain What Happens Now

Yesterday, the results from the UK’s referendum to leave the European Union came in: Britain has voted to leave. Otherwise known as the “brexit”, Britain’s exit from the EU is a big deal. These videos help break down the highlights.


Free Game Friday: Dawnbringer, The Greedy Cave, Elemental Rage

The weekend’s almost here, so you have time to relax and check out a free game (or three) on your smartphone. Here are the highlights from the last week.


Create A Money Map To Make Sense Of Your Financial Plan

If you have a number of debt accounts, investments and (hopefully) multiple streams of income, you could probably use a map to navigate your finances. So, why not make one? It might help you make more sense of your finances.


App Deals: Short On Time? Work Out In Just 7 Minutes

Today’s best deals include 7 Minute Workout Pro for Android, DekoPro for iOS and Touchdown for Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


App Deals: Get Better Sleep, Go Pro With Twilight

Today’s best deals include Twilight for Android, Timeless for iOS and Touchdown for Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Reach Keeps Your Savings Goals Front And Centre In Chrome

Chrome: When working toward any goal, visual reminders can help you stay on track. Reach is an extension for Chrome that simplifies your financial goals and reminds you of them every time you open a new tab.


The Dos And Don'ts Of Shopping At A Wholesale Price Club

You’d think that because I write about smart shopping, I wouldn’t have a price club “problem”. Yet as a new member, it took several visits to get my bulk shopping under control. Enough olive oil to bathe in? A lifetime supply of chips? C’mon, how can you stop yourself? Buying in bulk can be a cost-effective way to stock up on essentials, but there are pitfalls.


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