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For a limited time, Telstra is offering SIM-only plans with 60GB of data for just $49 per month. That's one of the best deals we've seen from the telco in a long while - and a great excuse to swap providers if you're using a flakey MVNO. Here are the inclusions!


There's no shortage of budgeting apps out there, but sometimes, rather than futzing with categories, charts, graphs and daily alerts that you're over a pre-set budget or have "irregular spending" in a certain category, you just want something simple to track the money you're spending.


Some banks allow you to open a savings account inside your savings account. You give these accounts specific labels, like Quarterly Taxes or 2018 Italy trip or Game of Thrones tattoo — whatever specific thing you’re saving for. Separating this from your main account makes it easier to see your progress as you save.


Whether you're an A to B driver or an enthusiast, every car owner and driver should familiarise themselves with the most important car maintenance tips. A few simple upkeep tricks can help you save money, prolong the life of your vehicle and increase your safety on the road and the safety of your passengers. Here are six maintenance jobs that literally any driver can do.


Budget airlines like Tigerair and Jetstar can save you a buttload of money when you fly with them, but it's still going to cost you — in sanity. Here's what you should know going in, as well as a few tips for making the trip more bearable.


Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the biggest shopping events on the US calendar, with retailers offering discounts of up to 90 percent on big ticket items. If you're stuck here in Australia, there's no reason why you need to miss out on the action. Here are seven online shopping tips for Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargain hunters.


It's nice to start your day with a cup of coffee but would you give it up to add a huge chunk of cash into your retirement fund? Your gut instinct may be "no", but perhaps you'll change your mind when you see just how much you can save. Here's an infographic that breaks down the amount of money you can put into your superannuation if you cut down on small vices.


You might not think of airlines offering deals Black Friday and Cyber Monday — usually the deals are on appliances, clothes and tech, right? But if you have a trip in mind and want to save a bit on airfare, research from different travel companies indicates you might want to check out the deals set to occur over the next week.


Every Australian who has ever ventured overseas knows that international holidays don’t come cheap. Not only do you have to factor in a hefty plane ticket price, but currency swings and travelling during peak season also comes into play. With that said, it's possible for two people to travel surprisingly far on a modest budget of $5000 - with flights and accomdation included.


Australia's answer to Black Friday kicks off for the seventh time in a little over an hour. The organisers are promising the biggest sale ever, with discounts of up to 99 per cent on a huge range of consumer goods; including cameras, TVs, video games and electronics. Here are all the details you need to know about.


"The family cloth" is a reusable alternative to toilet paper, made of rags, old t-shirts, sewn fabric, or purchased cloth wipes. They are mostly used for wiping pee, but some families use them for poop and periods. The practice (common until the modern era) is now mostly featured in eco-conscious and "frugal" housekeeping blogs andEtsy shops.

Yesterday BuzzFeed published a sympathetic explainer about the wipes. (At the end, readers are asked to respond with "Good for them, not for me!" or "I'd try it at some point.") Before it grows any more, let's make it clear: "Family cloth" is not a life hack.