Archive for January, 2016

Road testing first home buyer saving techniques

Saving for a home deposit is one of the biggest hurdles on the ladder to home ownership, so it’s no surprise there are plenty of suggestions for how first time buyers can pinch their pennies to push their funds that little bit further.

But not all advice is created equal. I road tested some of the most commonly suggested savings techniques to see what can actually help you pump up your savings.’s consumer … Read more »

5 things you didn’t know you could automate in your home

With home automation set to be the next big thing, are you aware of the many smart upgrades you could be making in your house?

Here’s a look at five key upgrades that can greatly simplify your life – saving you time and money in the process.
1. Lights
2. Appliances
3. Home security
4. Sprinklers
5. Pet feeders
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