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“Vishing”, or voice-based phishing, is a method used by identity thieves to steal your credit card number and other personal information over the phone. Here’s how to tell if a call is actually from a scammer, and the best way to handle the situation if you’re not sure.
Attention bargain hunters: eBay’s Click & Collect site is offering a $100 voucher to use at Woolworths or Big W when you spend $300 or more. You can also get a $50 voucher for orders over $149.99. In other words, you’re essentially getting a third of your money back to spend at one of the aforementioned stores. Here are the details.
With the PlayStation VR virtual-reality headset now available in Australia, it’s a pretty exciting time to pick up a PS4 console. You can currently get the 500GB Slim version from The Gamesmen for $329.95. That’s $110 off the recommended retail price, or 25 per cent. There’s also a bunch of cheap PS4 bundles available. Here are the links to the deals.
Mince is a good source of iron, but you probably don’t want to ingest additional metals with your spag bol. Woolworths has recalled its Australian pork, lamb and beef mince from one of its stores due to a packaging fault resulting in the presence of dangerous metal fragments that “may cause injury if consumed”.
If you ever lose your job, an emergency fund can help you stay afloat while you look for a new gig. There are some additional expenses you have to pay for when you lose a job, though. Don’t forget to budget for these when building your fund.