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Woolworths offering $100 Christmas spread price drops

Woolworths offering $100 Christmas spread, price drops

The supermarket will offer customers budget Christmas menus and price drops in the lead-up to the festive season. Woolworths has announced its budget-friendly options for shoppers this Christmas, as Aussies battle rising grocery and living costs. The supermarket giant will be offering Christmas meal ideas, which it says can feed a family of eight for less…
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Shrinkflation The sneaky cost cutting tactic angering Aussies explained

Shrinkflation: The sneaky cost-cutting tactic angering Aussies explained

Companies hope consumers won’t notice the change immediately and, thus, avoid any potential backlash. As inflation continues to challenge global markets, a sneaky tactic is leaving many consumers unaware that they’re getting less bang for their buck. Enter “shrinkflation” – a term that’s been buzzing around finance circles and causing frustration among buyers and TikTokers alike. But even if…
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3 misconceptions you have about inflation

Inflation explained: What prices are going up and what’s coming down

The tightening rental market, spiralling electricity bills and rising petrol prices all have a part to play in how inflation is resisting the RBA’s offensive. Inflation is the nasty thorn in the side of all Australians right now and speaks to what we are all feeling: the cost of living is continuing to rise and interest rate hikes…
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EnergyAustralia sued over ‘misleading’ prices

EnergyAustralia sued over ‘misleading’ prices

The 1.6 million Aussies who use EnergyAustralia may find they are owed money after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) launched legal action against the energy juggernaut. The ACCC launched proceedings in the Federal Court against EnergyAustralia for allegedly breaching the Electricity Retail Code and the Australian Consumer Law when notifying its customers about impending price changes.…
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How Aussie narrowly avoided losing $500 ‘Never thought I would be scammed’

NAB reveals scam ‘red flags’ costing Aussies $36m a year

Scammers on Facebook are tricking Aussies into handing over thousands of dollars, but NAB and CommBank have new methods to protect you. Australians trying to get their hands on sold-out concert tickets are being warned to look out for scammers preying on FOMO, as two leading banks put new defence mechanisms in place. National Australia Bank (NAB)…
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Best day to buy cheapest fuel revealed

Best day to buy cheapest fuel revealed

Motorists can expect prices to remain above $2 a litre for the rest of the year. As Australians continue to grapple with cost-of-living pressures, the best day to buy fuel has been revealed. The petrol price cycle continues to prove a challenge for household budgets as the average unleaded price climbs to more than $2.00 per litre in…
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Qantas frequent flyer points Top hacks to maximise your balance

Qantas frequent flyer points: Top hacks to maximise your balance

As international travel picks up following the setbacks of the COVID-19 pandemic, frequent flyer points are back in the spotlight. While air travel remains the classic way to rack up these points, credit cards have become an increasingly popular and convenient alternative. Here’s a rundown of the quickest ways to accumulate Qantas frequent flyer points and how to get the most…
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Warning over new $500 000 scam

Warning over new $500,000 scam

Aussies are being warned over the rise in digital wallet scams, with one bank reporting almost $500,000 in losses. More Aussies are shifting to storing and managing their cash in digital wallets, and scammers are catching on. Digital wallet usage has doubled in the past three years, according to the Australian Banking Association, up from 19 per…
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Aussies’ top brands for 2022 revealed

Aussies’ top brands for 2022 revealed

More than 60,000 Aussies have revealed their top brands for 2022. Aldi has been crowned supermarket of the year for the third year running, beating out rivals Woolworths and Coles. The budget grocery store topped Roy Morgan’s annual Customer Satisfaction Awards for supermarkets, which is based on interviews with more than 60,000 Aussies. More Aussies have…
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