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NEW analysis has found choosing the wrong NBN plan could cost you up to $736 a year. With more than 150 providers of phone and internet services for NBN in Australia, and many different plans, it can be difficult to chose the best one. Comparison site Mozo.com.au has looked at …

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Keeping your global roaming down

JETTING overseas for Christmas or New Year is an exciting adventure but returning to a massive mobile phone bill can take the fun out of those travel memories. International roaming charges are one of the leading causes of bill shock so it pays to be organised before you jet off …

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I’VE got bad news and good news. The bad news is you missed the best time to hit up the USA. The Aussie dollar shot up above 80 US cents back in July and again in September. America was — briefly — cheaper for us. Since then the Aussie dollar …

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Sydney, Melbourne house prices

LAURA and her boyfriend Will moved in together after just seven months of dating. While they saw a future together, they admit they were forced to move in sooner than planned for financial reasons. “I probably did feel like less than a year was too soon, I had thought that …

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NSW State Budget 2018

THE NSW Government will splurge $87 billion over the next four years on health, education and transport projects in a pre-election giveaway designed to keep the Coalition, and Premier Gladys Berejiklian, in Macquarie St. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet handed down the state Budget today projecting a surplus of $3.9 billion and proclaiming …

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National Energy Guarantee

STATE and federal ministers are being urged to settle on the basic design of the Turnbull government’s signature energy policy, as new analysis shows households would save $550 on their power bills. The figure, $150 higher than previously stated, was set out in a document handed to state and territory …

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