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Amazon looms just over the horizon but eBay is here to remind you they are a big deal with 20% off all sorts of tech products - smartphones, cameras, laptops, routers, graphics cards, TVs, drones, headphones... the list goes on!

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Basketball fans are revving up for the 2017-18 NBA season, which kicks off tomorrow morning in Australia with a huge double-header: Boston plays Cleveland and the Rockets face off against the perennial superteam, the Warriors. Yes, the countdown to the season proper is well and truly on, so for NBA fans in Australia that want to catch all the NBA action this year, we break down the cheapest way to stream the NBA here.

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If you plan to lodge your tax return yourself, you need to be aware that the deadline for lodging your return is only two weeks away. The latest date for self-lodgers to get their tax returns in to the ATO is 31 October 2017.

If you lodge after that date, you run the risk of incurring a late lodgment penalty of up to $1050. Here's what you need to know.

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I feel like there was a point when I was in uni where I was under the impression that I was going to make a ton of money filling out surveys online. All these sites promised to pay out hundreds or thousands for my opinion, but in truth only paid pennies. Despite knowing that I've filled out a zillion surveys in my lifetime, I can't recall a single time I "cashed out" a survey account, and even if I did, I'm confident it was never for few than a few dollars.

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Bitcoin, the decentralised digital currency, seemed on the verge of disappearing after every scandal, crash or hack. But eight years later, it's not only growing but accelerating, with the price of a single BTC "coin" recently climbing above $5400.

And it isn't the only cryptocurrency; competitors include Litecoin, Dogecoin and Ethereum (a currency that supports "smart contracts"). These graphs, videos and explainers contain everything you need to know.

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When you first start out in the workforce, superannuation doesn't seem particularly important. It's something that only affects you at retirement age - which isn't something the average twenty-something likes to think about. Fortunately, preparing for this far-off future doesn't take much time or wherewithal - and the benefits can be significant.

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You may be thinking about buying a SNES Classic Mini – Nintendo’s latest miniature nostalgia machine – but wondering just how much value you get straight out of the box. After all, the original SNES is over 25 years old! Should Nintendo really be able to ask for $120 for an old tech/nostalgia hybrid?

Let's take a look.

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Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why not liven things up by grabbing one of these nifty online bargains? Deals that caught our eye this week include: Take 15% off Sony UHD TVs at JB Hi-Fi, 20% selected stores at eBay, an amazing price for quality Sennheiser headphones and more!