Author Archives for Nigel Bowen

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 memorabiliaÂ

How to work out if a loyalty scheme is right for you

Many businesses now have customer loyalty programs. But which ones are truly providing rewards?

Hello Pokémon

When the Pokemon GO app arrived, entire cities were turned upside down by fans searching for virtual Pokemons on smartphones. Pokemon fans seem eternal.

How to hit the snow on a budget

Be savvy about your snow gear: bargain, borrow or rent before heading off on your ski holiday.

How to turn your collectible coins into dollar bills

When it comes to collecting, coins are a long-time favourite. And for good reason. We talk to coin collectors Kathryn Harris and Mark Nemtsas, who run a successful blog for people who collect Australian coins, gold coins and rare coins, to get an insight into this enjoyable and potentially lucrative pastime

How to haggle – and save

Haggling is not just for overseas holidays. Do it right and you could save yourself a pretty penny.

How to score an internship and kickstart your career

Want to score a great job? Internships have become a popular way to get your foot in the career door.