Avoid the takeaway trap: Meal planning 101

After a long day at work, cooking's the last thing you feel like doing, but is that takeaway habit sending you broke? We break down meal planning so you don't have to keep reaching for Menulog.

Finding cash for your start-up

Got a great business idea but need the cash to get started? Don't fret – where there’s a good idea, there will be a way. Here are some top tips to find start-up money, from those who’ve done it before.

Starting a business on a shoestring

You don't need a fortune to start your own business. You don’t even need to be fully qualified in every aspect of the business you run. Here are some things to think about when looking to set up shop.

Things you should always buy second-hand

Second-hand doesn't mean second best. Here are the ten things that - when you need to buy them - you should always consider second-hand first to make sure you are getting quality bang for your buck.

Save money and the planet during Buy Nothing New Month

October is Buy Nothing New Month. And it's easy. Here's some ideas as to how you can join the second-hand revolution and see how much you save.

Clever ways to save for a home loan

We look at five clever Australians using ingenious ways to save for their very own house deposit.

Get your miniature motor running

Do you love cars? Many people in Australia fulfil their car dreams by collecting perfect miniatures instead. Welcome to the world of diecast cars.

More than the music: Collectible records and music memorabilia

What would you pay for a guitar that Elvis used? Or an autographed LP of Thriller? We talk to Perth collector Bill Graham about his music memorabilia