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Budgeting on a variable income

September 18, 2014

Budgeting and living on a variable income can be hard to figure out, but once you do, it’s a breeze. Not knowing week to week what money will be coming can be very stressful. I’ve been there and still have a variable income. It is not as easy as knowing exactly how much you have […]

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How to have a budget friendly last minute holiday!

August 11, 2014

Last week I went to Queensland. It was a spontaneous decision. I posted on my personal Facebook profile that we wanted a holiday, preferably somewhere like Queensland, close to the beach etc. Next thing I knew, thanks to my family, friends and the community I have created for myself, I had a holiday booked. One […]

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Blog advertising, giveaways and more – Occasio Enterprises

August 4, 2014

  I have been blogging for a few years now, worked with various advertisers/brands, done giveaways and now have a few sites. It has been great, but I am making some changes. A few months ago I changed everything I do, redid my business plan and established a company – *Occasio Enterprises Pty Ltd, which […]

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5 tips to save money with your car

July 29, 2014

This time of year sales are plentiful and most people are getting a tax return or some money from family tax benefits. Have you ever thought about putting that money towards something that could save you money all year round? When you think about your budget and take into account the changes the government is […]

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Is your car keeping you poor?

July 28, 2014

Have you ever sat down and figured out how expensive it is to maintain and pay for your car? Whether you realize it or not, I bet that your car is one of your biggest expenses. I mean think about it, unless you pay cash for your car you are making a monthly payment, an […]

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How can I afford an education for myself and my children? – Reader Question

June 5, 2014

Does the cost of education either for yourself or your children worry you? It’s not just school fees, but uniforms, text books, technology, school fundraisers, excursions, travel and parking plus for some adults arranging child care to enable them to study. I have posted about education before with ways to make and save money on […]

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