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How to keep your social life and save for a home loan deposit

Just because you're saving for a home loan deposit, doesn't mean you have to miss out on the social scene, find out how here...

9 savings tips for your next big trip

Read our great savings tips for your next holiday on our Savers Blog - everyone deserves a holiday!

Get your wardrobe working for you…

Save money by exercising!

Save money on gifts without compromising on quality

Live green and reduce your energy bills

Find 5 things in your house to eBay

Your home loan deposit — Are you spending it on impulse buys?!

You know how it happens. The pair of jeans you want are $70 more than you should be spending, but they’re jeans, after all. You can’t skimp on jeans, right? Right?! And it’s only $70, anyway... Or that pair of sunnies; you couldn’t possibly go to the beach without them. Or without that new beach towel... And did someone say a new iPhone’s coming out...?

Is your car stopping you from buying a house?

Cars. You have to have one, but boy do they cost! Fuel, rego, tyres, maintenance… The bills add up. But while there’s no denying cars come with a lot of costs, it’s not all doom and gloom.

Eat your way to a home loan deposit

It seems logical to think that because we must eat, we must spend a lot of money on it. Not true. Yes, a certain investment is unavoidable, but there are definitely ways you can minimise your spending on food, so you have more left over each month to put towards your new home. Here are just a few tips to help you down that path.