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#26 FeralLIfeHacker

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:56 PM

Using cloth nappies and wipes, hmoemade cleaning products, pre-paying all bills so they arrive in credit and shopping at the local markets fro fruit and vegies.

#27 Chris20

Posted 23 February 2012 - 07:59 PM

I buy items in bulk when they are on special.  I always look through the catelogues and write down specials.  It is worth going to different stores to save.

#28 Annex

Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:33 AM

The five cents collection, everyone in the family collects five cents for the jar which can quickly add up

#29 pea1nuts

Posted 24 February 2012 - 02:40 PM

QUOTE (EBeditor @ 20/02/2012, 07:54 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
With time out of the workforce raising children and generally lower rates of pay, women need to pay special attention to protecting their financial future. Self-made millionaire, mother, financial expert and best-selling author Jodie Nolan highlights an important need for women to start putting in place strategies to build their wealth in her new book 'Surviving the Storm'.

Jodie Nolan is a financial expert who has decades of experience in Australia's money sector including senior roles in the country's biggest financial institutions. A self-made millionaire by 29, Jodie has experienced extreme wealth, loss and re-building after her financial collapse.  Jodie is passionate about educating people about money, its core fundamentals and how they can build their own financial independences. The Founder and Director of EQUIS Group, and published author, Jodie now dedicates her time to passing on her knowledge and expertise to adults to help make a difference in their lives today, and generations to come. Jodie is married with two young daughters and lives on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

Purchase a 'Surviving the Storm' from www.jodienolan.com and receive a free money e-book and budget planner.

Prize:
5 Surviving the Storm book valued at $27 each.
Total prize being: $135

How to enter
For your chance to win, just reply below with the answer to the following question in 25 words or less:
“What saving and budgeting tips do you and your family have that you wouldn’t survive without? “

T &Cs pinned in competition forum.

Competition commences Monday 20 February until Monday March 5, 2012.


#30 pea1nuts

Posted 24 February 2012 - 02:53 PM

QUOTE (EBeditor @ 20/02/2012, 07:54 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
With time out of the workforce raising children and generally lower rates of pay, women need to pay special attention to protecting their financial future. Self-made millionaire, mother, financial expert and best-selling author Jodie Nolan highlights an important need for women to start putting in place strategies to build their wealth in her new book 'Surviving the Storm'.

Jodie Nolan is a financial expert who has decades of experience in Australia's money sector including senior roles in the country's biggest financial institutions. A self-made millionaire by 29, Jodie has experienced extreme wealth, loss and re-building after her financial collapse.  Jodie is passionate about educating people about money, its core fundamentals and how they can build their own financial independences. The Founder and Director of EQUIS Group, and published author, Jodie now dedicates her time to passing on her knowledge and expertise to adults to help make a difference in their lives today, and generations to come. Jodie is married with two young daughters and lives on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

Purchase a 'Surviving the Storm' from www.jodienolan.com and receive a free money e-book and budget planner.

Prize:
5 Surviving the Storm book valued at $27 each.
Total prize being: $135

How to enter
For your chance to win, just reply below with the answer to the following question in 25 words or less:
“What saving and budgeting tips do you and your family have that you wouldn’t survive without? “

T &Cs pinned in competition forum.

Competition commences Monday 20 February until Monday March 5, 2012.

Edited by pea1nuts, 24 February 2012 - 02:57 PM.


#31 Jackson50

Posted 24 February 2012 - 06:25 PM

We try to survive as a family by working out whats to be spent prior to getting paid for the week, and budgeting.


#32 nerry

Posted 25 February 2012 - 12:58 PM

I have to make all of my kids food from scratch (allergies and food aversion)
So i make in bulk and freeze, so much easier and cheaper.

#33 lulu-allies-mum

Posted 25 February 2012 - 06:52 PM

We are struggling with $50k worth of debt so i don't think i am one to give advise on budgetting! my one piece of advise that has saved us numerous times is pay a little of your electricity bill each pay cheque. we pay $100 per fortnight and it is lovely to get a bill that says $120 credit! original.gif

#34 linda1963

Posted 26 February 2012 - 11:50 AM

i internet bank my bills fortnightly so no nasty surprises-i also buy in bulk when things on special:-)

#35 Cacti

Posted 26 February 2012 - 01:25 PM

I budget, and have savings as part of the budget. It means that when something unexpected comes up, we can afford it.

#36 jonolan

Posted 29 February 2012 - 12:32 PM

I'm loving all of your comments and brilliant suggestions on saving money - thanks everyone!  
Keep them coming....I look forward to Essential Baby announcing the winners of the book giveaway next week!
Cheers
Jodie Nolan
www.jodienolan.com



#37 jonolan

Posted 29 February 2012 - 12:35 PM

QUOTE (lulu-allies-mum @ 25/02/2012, 06:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
We are struggling with $50k worth of debt so i don't think i am one to give advise on budgetting! my one piece of advise that has saved us numerous times is pay a little of your electricity bill each pay cheque. we pay $100 per fortnight and it is lovely to get a bill that says $120 credit! original.gif


In my opinion, it is the people who have experienced adversity (of any sort) that make the best teachers for others - it means you can stand tall, share your story and in turn, assist others.  Congrats on this great tip....personally this is what we do too with all our bills (set up via direct debit) and it saves us time, money and heartache each month!  Cheers Jodie Nolan

#38 mustangsachy

Posted 03 March 2012 - 08:03 PM

Saved $300 off Electricity bill by posting a note on each switch that said 'If you turn this on put 50c in the electricity jar'.

(made us all think twice before turning on a switch - especially the kids!)

#39 sharonmarkwell

Posted 04 March 2012 - 10:21 AM

QUOTE (EBeditor @ 20/02/2012, 09:54 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
With time out of the workforce raising children and generally lower rates of pay, women need to pay special attention to protecting their financial future. Self-made millionaire, mother, financial expert and best-selling author Jodie Nolan highlights an important need for women to start putting in place strategies to build their wealth in her new book 'Surviving the Storm'.

Jodie Nolan is a financial expert who has decades of experience in Australia's money sector including senior roles in the country's biggest financial institutions. A self-made millionaire by 29, Jodie has experienced extreme wealth, loss and re-building after her financial collapse.  Jodie is passionate about educating people about money, its core fundamentals and how they can build their own financial independences. The Founder and Director of EQUIS Group, and published author, Jodie now dedicates her time to passing on her knowledge and expertise to adults to help make a difference in their lives today, and generations to come. Jodie is married with two young daughters and lives on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

Purchase a 'Surviving the Storm' from www.jodienolan.com and receive a free money e-book and budget planner.

Prize:
5 Surviving the Storm book valued at $27 each.
Total prize being: $135

How to enter
For your chance to win, just reply below with the answer to the following question in 25 words or less:
“What saving and budgeting tips do you and your family have that you wouldn’t survive without? “

T &Cs pinned in competition forum.

Competition commences Monday 20 February until Monday March 5, 2012.


#40 -*meh*-

Posted 04 March 2012 - 10:25 AM

live within your means, meal plan and only shop once. Stopping in for one thing leads to 10 and $50+ you didnt need!

#41 donkey12

Posted 05 March 2012 - 05:45 AM

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  So you have money, even if it doesn’t rain!



#42 moniqueeem

Posted 05 March 2012 - 06:13 AM

A budget that is adhered to, to make sure all bills and necessaties are paid, savings increased and perhaps a bit extra on the mortgage!

#43 redhot21

Posted 05 March 2012 - 10:28 AM

we do a food shopping list, a menu list for what we are eating for the week so pre-parpered and budgeted,
also have a budget on our fridge about money and where it goes pay each bill weekly not when they come a little here and there goes along way

#44 Manley3

Posted 05 March 2012 - 11:25 AM

We have additional tax taken out of our weekly pay allowing us enough back at tax time for a nice annual family holiday.

#45 lucafoveaux

Posted 05 March 2012 - 02:42 PM

I've been looking for a new book to read, so I will definitely have to enter this comp!

There is another competition that I stumbled across that I thought I should share - it's run by Hypoxi and they are giving away a holiday to the Maldives! I could so do with a holiday right now!!

All you have to do is go to their Facebook page and submit a photo and fill out your details!

https://www.facebook.com/HYPOXIAustralia?sk...254553244581393

Luca

#46 ajhealy1

Posted 05 March 2012 - 03:15 PM

  • Don't get bullied into buying on the spot, walk away and allow yourself time to see if you really need it. 99% of the time, you can easily do without.





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