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Simple steps to financial independence and self-care

February 2024 Beforepay Beat highlights: Learn how to spot a romance scammer and self-care and financial independence on a budget.

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Affordable Valentine's Day ideas under $50

Discover budget-friendly ways to spend Valentine's Day with these affordable ideas! From picnics to stargazing, celebrate love without breaking the bank.

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Kickstart your 2024 with financial resolutions

January 2024 Beforepay Beat highlights: Learn budgeting hacks for back to school and cheap holiday hacks to keep your wallet happy.

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How to save money on a low income

Discover budgeting tips for saving on a low income in Australia. Learn to manage spending, access government assistance, and build financial resilience.

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How to budget for back to school costs

Budget wisely for back to school costs with these tips, from early planning to discounts and finding smart ways to save on essentials.

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Cheap holidays in Australia

Discover wallet-friendly Australian getaways! Our list offers budget-friendly holiday options for your next memorable escape.

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Financial Resolutions A-Z

Dive into our A-Z financial resolutions for easy steps toward confidence and control, from emergency savings to meal prepping.

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5 Ways to help you stick to your budget

November 2023 Beforepay Beat highlights: Learn about a quick hacks to help you stick to your Christmas budget and Ideas for making some extra cash over the holidays.

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How to manage your budget and spending over Christmas

Stick to your 2023 Christmas budget and manage your end of year spending with these smart money tips.

10 minute read
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7 apps to help you find cheap petrol

Looking for cheap petrol near you? Here are 7 apps that could help you save the next time you plan to fill up.

7 minute read
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Beforepay highly commended in Finder Awards 2023

Beforepay has been highly commended in the Finder Customer Satisfaction Awards 2023, rated by real customers with real experiences.

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Why you should think about saving money for an emergency fund

Learn why having an emergency fund is crucial and how it can benefit you. Find out tips and strategies to start saving for unexpected events.

6 minute read
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Why your grocery bill is costing more

Why grocery shopping has become expensive amid the rising cost of living, and things you can do to save money on your groceries.

6 minute read
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Budgeting and saving

How to save on your electricity bill in summer

Rising energy prices could mean higher electricity bills. See how much Aussies spend on their electricity bills and how you could save money on yours.

11 minute read
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Ideas for doing Christmas and New Year on a budget

Thinking about how to keep your finances in check over Christmas and New Year? Stick to your budget and save with these money tips!

11 minute read

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5 Steps to manage your financial wellbeing

Try these 5 steps for managing your financial wellbeing to build resilience and gain confidence and control when it comes to your money.

11 minute read
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Budgeting and saving

4 Reasons to spring clean your subscriptions and how to do it

If you’re looking for ways to save money amid inflation and rising costs, reviewing your subscriptions might be a good place to start.

9 minute read

Budgeting and saving

5 tips to manage the rising cost of living

A look at how the rising cost of living is impacting everyday working Australians, and money management tips to help.

8 minute read
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Saving for the long weekend

The Easter long weekend is just around the corner. Check out these planning tips to help you make the most of your budget and time this long weekend.

3 minute read

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10 Easy ways to save money every day

Budget planning and money management are useful life skills. Here are 10 easy ways to save money every day to help you take back control of your finances.

7 minute read

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How to cut your weekly grocery shopping costs

The weekly grocery shop can be daunting and overwhelming for some. Here are our tips and tricks to cut down your weekly grocery shopping costs to help you take back control of your finances.

3 minute read
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Budgeting and saving

4 Steps you need in your life for building a budget

Still using Excel spreadsheets to do your budget planning? Here are four steps you need in your life for building a budget to help you take back control of your finances.

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