So you wanna buy a second-hand console?

If you know what you're buying, second-hand gaming tech can offer great value. To ensure you bag a bargain, video gaming expert Carlo Ritchie has these tips to share.

School of hard rocks: a diamond buying guide

Know a princess cut from a marquise? A white diamond from a tinted white? A carat from a… carrot? Fake your way to sounding like a diamond pro with our diamond-buying guide 101, and find out what makes a brilliant bit of bling.

’Tis the season for re-gifting

Christmas is over and you have more stuff than you've ever needed. Here's how to discreetly find a new home for those unwanted gifts.

Tips to get out of debt

Got debt you would really like gone? Here are some easy and helpful debt solutions to help you get out of debt for good.

Making it to payday

Found yourself short on cash and your next pay is days away? Here are some ideas on how to make it through to payday.

Trading up: tips from a master sports card collector

There’s a world of sports trading cards out there – Aussie rules, soccer, rugby, basketball and baseball to name just a few. So how do you know which are worth collecting? We talk to sports memorabilia collector Darren Mathews to gain some insight.

A beginner’s guide to gold

Want to buy or sell gold jewellery but not sure how to assess its value? Relax – you don’t need to be an expert. Our guide will give you the tools you need to determine what a reasonable gold price is.

Breaking up can make you bucks

Donald’s Trump’s first wife, Ivana, famously gave this post-relationship advice: “Don’t get mad, get everything!” Here's how to turn your break-up into cold, hard cash.

Summer sale: Spruce up tired furniture for sale

That old table has got life in it yet, but will anyone want to buy it with its dubious-looking scratches? If you want to sell your second-hand furniture, give it a little TLC first for the best chance of earning top dollar.