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Which Smartphone Personality are you?

Aussies love smartphones – we’re considered among the most progressive smartphone adopters in the world. But just because most of us own one, doesn’t mean we all use it in the same way. We did some research and found four different smartphone personalities. Take a look below, and tell us, which one are you? Basic Users…

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Being safe and secure when shopping online

Guest Post: Rohan Buettel, Assistant Secretary of the Australian Government’s Department of Communications The convenience of online shopping has made buying and selling on the internet increasingly appealing. With the click of a button, you can browse items, conduct financial transactions, exchange goods and coordinate shipping. While we enjoy the benefits of shopping online, it…

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The New Joneses help Aussies change their consumption habits

Guest Post: Tamara DiMattina, founder of The New Joneses On Monday 10th February, The New Joneses – a movement showing how easily Aussies can change consumption habits for smarter, less wasteful and more money saving lifestyles – came to Melbourne. Channel Seven’s Sunrise challenged their own weather presenter, Edwina Bartholomew to live a sustainable, energy efficient, no-waste, money…

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Sustainability: It’s time to get involved

One of the easiest ways to enjoy a thriving sustainable lifestyle is to start buying second hand. By not buying new, you’re actively reducing your consumption of the earth’s resources and making a small but powerful difference with each purchase. Buying second hand isn’t just good for your wallet; it’s good for the planet too!…

14.2 million unwanted gifts were received this christmas by Australians costing $475 million!

3 Tips on Cashing In Those Unwanted Gifts

Did Santa miss the mark this year? You’re not alone. More than 14 million Aussies received unwanted presents over the holidays. But there’s always a silver lining. Over 27% of Australians were actually hoping to receive gifts that they could re-sell online. Unwanted items fetch pretty good prices, with most averaging out a $65 profit….