Electric vehicle - are they cheaper to run

Is buying an electric vehicle a good financial decision?

- April 11, 2022 3 MIN READ

Many Australians are interested in buying an electric vehicle for environmental reasons, but most say they’re too expensive. But are they really? Research by Nielsen in 2019 found that price stopped 80 per cent of Australians from considering buying an electric vehicle (EV). Purchase price is an obvious barrier – EVs are more expensive than… Read more »

High price of petrol explained
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Explainer: What drives the price of petrol?

- February 24, 2022 3 MIN READ

Filling up at the pump has never been so expensive. What drives the price of petrol so high and is there anything we can do about it? The price of crude oil is at multi-year highs and that has a flow-on effect directly to the bowser. In a nutshell, crude oil’s price has been affected… Read more »

The real reason you're broke
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The real reason you’re broke

- February 22, 2022 3 MIN READ

Spoiler alert: the reason you’re broke is because you’re trying to be someone you’re not. By Georgie Koch It’s hard enough to keep your spending in check when all you’re trying to do is curb your own needs and wants, let alone when you make the dreadful mistake of trying to keep up with the… Read more »

Elizabeth Benson and kids - Elizabeth uses The Volte to rent her clothing
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19 ways to make the most of the share economy

- February 17, 2022 9 MIN READ

Tap into the growing share economy to make and save money. There are plenty of ways to get involved. In economic terms, a ‘share economy’ a socio-economic system built around the sharing of resources. A share economy uses an online platform to connect people who want to hire goods and services with those happy to… Read more »