Money saving tips


The cost of a car does not stop with the purchase price of the car or your car loan repayments. There are ongoing expenses such as fuel costs, maintenance, insurance and tax. Before you buy, estimate these costs to make sure you can afford them.

Switch and save on TV

If you are paying a subscription for channels that you rarely watch, think about whether it is worth the money. Compare the different packages from your current provider and see if there is a cheaper package that might suit you.

Gas and electricity

Making a few simple changes can lead to big savings on your gas and electricity bills, or, if you think you are paying too much for your electricity or gas services, you can consider switching to a new provider. Switching is easy and it’s also free.


Looking to save money on your grocery bills? Take a look at our easy tips to help manage your weekly food bill and cut costs.

Back to school

Having a child starting or returning to school is always an expensive time and you may be concerned about meeting the costs of uniforms, books, travel and lunches among other things. Follow our tips for ways to save on back-to-school costs.

Teaching kids about money

People tend to learn more about money skills from their parents than from any other source. So, your kids will be learning about money from watching and listening to you. It is a good idea to encourage children to save from an early age.

New baby

Are you expecting a baby? To help you prepare for your new arrival, we have some baby steps for you to follow on budgeting for a new baby.

Travelling abroad

Are you travelling abroad? Follow our money saving tips to plan your holiday and make your holiday money go further while you’re away.

Reduce your current account fees

Most banks now charge bank account fees and you may now have to comply with certain rules to qualify for free banking. If you don’t qualify for free banking there are still some simple steps you can take to reduce the amount you do pay for bank charges.

Last updated on 19 September 2018