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Getting your first paycheck at your first job is exciting. You worked hard for it, after all - you earned it. And while the first thing you might want to do is treat yourself for all of your hard work, you might want to be a bit smarter about what you do with it.

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Entering a car lot is a bit like that scene in Behind Enemy Lines when Jude Law blunders into a booby-trapped minefield. In short, you're going to get badly burned. (Germans might also shoot at you, although that's pretty rare.)

Fortunately, it's possibly to drive out of the dealership in a new car without blowing up your wallet in the process. Here are ten expert tips to ensure you get the best deal.

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'Date nights' are non-negotiable if you want to have a happy, healthy relationship. Unfortunately, financial hardship can put a dent in the very best of intentions. If it's been ages since you went out on a proper date and money is to blame, here are six tips that will help solve the problem.

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Signing up for a new NBN plan can feel a bit like a game of Russian roulette. There are so many factors that can affect the speed and quality of your connection, and no one wants to get stuck with a shitty service.

While not all providers are equal, some are doing a bang-up job of delivering high quality NBN. Thanks to the ACCC’s “Measuring Broadband Australia” program – which relies on real world testing data from Australian households – we’ve got a better idea of who they are.

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Travelling overseas is prohibitively expensive - which means deals and special offers are in hot demand. Unfortunately, this has given rise to a range of online scams designed to rob travellers of their hard-earned money. This infographic lists five common travel scams you need to watch out for.

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You may not have noticed it, the information can be hard to find, but more NBN RSPs now publish average evening speed data on their websites, so we can finally see the difference in performance between the cheap plans and the expensive ones.

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Eating at restaurants is as much a part of Australian culture as complaining about the cost of brunch while tucking into some smashed avo on toast. Budgeting for that kind of luxury can be rough, so here are two apps that can make dining in or taking away more affordable.

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It's not a myth. The gender super gap is a scary reality facing women across Australia, leaving them with thousands of dollars less than the average man at retirement age. However, there are some simple tips you can follow today that can help to bridge the gap between men and women’s superannuation balances.