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Welcome To The Coin Jar

Welcome to The Coin Jar!

Casey, or Cashed Up Casey, as she likes to think of herself, is serious about saving her cash for a rainy day. And we think she is the ideal person to share good savings tips.

Her blog, The Coin Jar, shares her advice on how she keeps her family of four running on a tight budget.

As well as offering some unique ideas on how to save money, Casey is an expert on home budgets and keeping household expenses down to eliminate personal debt.

So if you are struggling with the daily bills and need practical help with your debt, would like some fun cost cutting tips, why not see if these tried and tested money saving ideas can help you.

The Coin Jar

TEST Welcome to The Coin Jar! Casey, or Cashed Up Casey, as she likes to think of herself, is serious about saving her cash for a rainy day. And we think she is the ideal person to share good savings tips. Her blog, The Coin Jar, shares her advice on how she keeps her...

read more

Planning is Key to Saving at the Grocery Store

For many families, grocery shopping is one of the biggest weekly expenses.  Which is why it is so important to shave those extra dollars off the grocery bill when you can. We know that finding the time to plan their shopping is difficult at the best of times. ...

read more

Start Bargaining For Better Buys

Haggling, bargaining, negotiating.  Times are tough and all of these techniques are becoming commonplace in Australia’s department stores and chainstores. Retailers are desperate to undercut competition and make a sale and you can make true savers just by speaking up...

read more

The Truth About Fuel Discounts

It is hard to know if you are getting a real petrol bargain these days. In Australia fuel discounts work rather simply.  To qualify to receive a discount, shoppers must spend a minimum amount on groceries.  The usual petrol voucher is for a discount of 4c per litre,...

read more

The dangers of gift cards

Gift cards are very popular in Australia.  They are easy gifts to buy, convenient to give, particularly if postage is required, and there are now so many options available. Unfortunately there are also many pitfalls with using gift cards that should be considered. We...

read more

Why The Return of Lay-by is Good Financial Sense

Even though it is the age of credit cards, layby is making a comeback in a big way.  Here is why. In 2005 American shopping giant Walmart cancelled it’s layby system in the US.  However, by popular demand it has brought it back.   On our Australian shores, many...

read more

21 Ways to Save Money at Christmas

Even though Santa is about to come down that chimney, keep your head on your shoulders, remember the true meaning of Christmas and you can't go wrong! Shop around.  Christmas has become a competitive shopping time of year for retailers, and there are bargains to be...

read more

The Coin Jar

TEST Welcome to The Coin Jar! Casey, or Cashed Up Casey, as she likes to think of herself, is serious about saving her cash for a rainy day. And we think she is the ideal person to share good savings tips. Her blog, The Coin Jar, shares her advice on how she keeps her...

read more

Planning is Key to Saving at the Grocery Store

For many families, grocery shopping is one of the biggest weekly expenses.  Which is why it is so important to shave those extra dollars off the grocery bill when you can. We know that finding the time to plan their shopping is difficult at the best of times. ...

read more

Start Bargaining For Better Buys

Haggling, bargaining, negotiating.  Times are tough and all of these techniques are becoming commonplace in Australia’s department stores and chainstores. Retailers are desperate to undercut competition and make a sale and you can make true savers just by speaking up...

read more

The Truth About Fuel Discounts

It is hard to know if you are getting a real petrol bargain these days. In Australia fuel discounts work rather simply.  To qualify to receive a discount, shoppers must spend a minimum amount on groceries.  The usual petrol voucher is for a discount of 4c per litre,...

read more

The dangers of gift cards

Gift cards are very popular in Australia.  They are easy gifts to buy, convenient to give, particularly if postage is required, and there are now so many options available. Unfortunately there are also many pitfalls with using gift cards that should be considered. We...

read more

Why The Return of Lay-by is Good Financial Sense

Even though it is the age of credit cards, layby is making a comeback in a big way.  Here is why. In 2005 American shopping giant Walmart cancelled it’s layby system in the US.  However, by popular demand it has brought it back.   On our Australian shores, many...

read more

21 Ways to Save Money at Christmas

Even though Santa is about to come down that chimney, keep your head on your shoulders, remember the true meaning of Christmas and you can't go wrong! Shop around.  Christmas has become a competitive shopping time of year for retailers, and there are bargains to be...

read more

The Coin Jar

TEST Welcome to The Coin Jar! Casey, or Cashed Up Casey, as she likes to think of herself, is serious about saving her cash for a rainy day. And we think she is the ideal person to share good savings tips. Her blog, The Coin Jar, shares her advice on how she keeps her...

read more

Planning is Key to Saving at the Grocery Store

For many families, grocery shopping is one of the biggest weekly expenses.  Which is why it is so important to shave those extra dollars off the grocery bill when you can. We know that finding the time to plan their shopping is difficult at the best of times. ...

read more

Start Bargaining For Better Buys

Haggling, bargaining, negotiating.  Times are tough and all of these techniques are becoming commonplace in Australia’s department stores and chainstores. Retailers are desperate to undercut competition and make a sale and you can make true savers just by speaking up...

read more

The Truth About Fuel Discounts

It is hard to know if you are getting a real petrol bargain these days. In Australia fuel discounts work rather simply.  To qualify to receive a discount, shoppers must spend a minimum amount on groceries.  The usual petrol voucher is for a discount of 4c per litre,...

read more

The dangers of gift cards

Gift cards are very popular in Australia.  They are easy gifts to buy, convenient to give, particularly if postage is required, and there are now so many options available. Unfortunately there are also many pitfalls with using gift cards that should be considered. We...

read more

Why The Return of Lay-by is Good Financial Sense

Even though it is the age of credit cards, layby is making a comeback in a big way.  Here is why. In 2005 American shopping giant Walmart cancelled it’s layby system in the US.  However, by popular demand it has brought it back.   On our Australian shores, many...

read more

21 Ways to Save Money at Christmas

Even though Santa is about to come down that chimney, keep your head on your shoulders, remember the true meaning of Christmas and you can't go wrong! Shop around.  Christmas has become a competitive shopping time of year for retailers, and there are bargains to be...

read more