Here are some great ideas to help you manage your family's household expenses.

15 surefire ways to save money on groceries

For most of us these days, a trip to the supermarket can be a financially challenging experience. 

Are house brands as good?

In these times of strained shopping budgets, many of us are reaching for “house brands” in order to fill up…

Christmas holiday savings

When you’re planning a family Christmas holiday there’s lots to think about, including where to stay, what to do, and…

Controlling medical costs

What’s the best way to keep your medical bills down? Stay healthy of course!

Cutting fuel costs

This weekend when I filled up my car with petrol I set a new family record – this is the…

Cutting haircare costs

Hair has an annoying habit of growing relentlessly and costing us lots of money.  If you find yourself tearing your…

Extended warranties

Extended warranties on electrical goods can be confusing. You’re about to buy an appliance in NZ, and then the sales…

Online grocery shopping

Did you know that shopping for your groceries online can save you money? Many people assume it’s more expensive, but…

Powerful savings

Winter is upon us and everyone’s power bills are skyrocketing. Most of us experience a peak in power expenditure during…

Saving money on cheese

We kiwis love our cheese, but just at the moment it feels as if our inalienable cheese rights are being…

Saving money on meat

Many of us are struggling with the weekly cost of groceries, and meat usually forms a significant proportion of the…

Shopping for Children on a Budget-10 Top Tips

Shopping for kids can sometimes be quite stressful as a parent; especially when you’re shopping for children on a budget. Try…

The costs of caffeine

As a self-confessed coffee addict, this is a subject close to my heart… how to afford the daily grind?

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