Let’s face it! Not everyone is ‘handy’ when it comes to using a drill or working the food processor. Whether you need step by step instructions or prefer to free flow – we have practical tips on everything from how to DIY furniture, spruce up a rental and recipes and ideas for great meals.

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.

Gardening on a budget

Nothing adds pleasure ­– or value – to a home more than a beautiful garden. However, when you start planning your greenery dreams, the costs can quickly add up. Here’s how to create a gorgeous garden with a budget garden makeover.

Interior love: Easy tips for your renovation

Looking to do an investment property renovation, but don't want to spend what you get back in rent? We’ve got you covered.

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.

No-nonsense money-saving tips for moving day

Moving house can be loaded with costs – removalists, transport, boxes and bubble wrap. Follow our moving house tips and with a bit of easy preparation and planning you won't break your budget.

No sewing machine required! Interior projects to save you money

It’s time to get ingenious with your home furnishings and embellishments. Try these three practical ideas that can help jazz up a room for next to nothing.

Getting the kids to earn their pocket money

You want your kids to be responsible, but you don't want to pay them to pick up their toys. Here’s how to get the balance right.