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  • Australian Fears when Buying a Second-Hand Car

    August 19, 2019

    Buying a car can be fraught with worry for many Australians. After all, not everyone is a mechanic, and most of us don’t know our carburetor from our alternators. When that car is second-hand, there’s an extra set of fears added to the mix.     Even though there are massive savings to be made by purchasing a used vehicle, there are a lot of factors that can turn people off. So what exactly is...

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    Six things you’ll never regret spending your money on

    August 19, 2019

    You don’t spend your days at work dreaming about how you’re going spend your paycheck on boring grown-up stuff like bills and loan repayments. You work hard for your money. You deserve to treat yourself every now and then. That’s why here at Simplr, we get a kick out of helping you save every cent on your car finance. Because we think there’s a gazillion better ways to spend your money than having to cough...

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    The definitive ranking of kickass sidekicks

    August 19, 2019

    Every captain needs a first mate. Every casanova needs a wingman. Every scrumptious meal needs a fresh, toasty bun on the side. Every…errr…yeah, ok. You probably get the point by now. You might have guessed it but we love sidekicks. From Robin through to Spock, we’ve seen time and time again how sidekicks simply make things better. In fact, there’s nothing they can’t do. They’re crime-fighters, code-crackers, problem-solvers, a cool head in a crisis, a...

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    I’ll have one with wings please

    July 29, 2019

    Alright, picture this… It’s the year 2025 and you jump into your car to go to work. Mini’s vision of the future A hologram of your all time favourite character, Alf from the hit 80’s TV show, also called Alf, appears on the dashboard and wishes you a good morning. The sight of that furry little wise-cracking alien makes you chuckle. Remembering you’re already late for work, you press the single red button in front...

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    Auto Finance 101

    July 29, 2019

    Your dream car has appeared and is everything you knew it would be, a topspec model with lots of good stuff, low kilometres and a knockout price. Even the colour is spot-on. But how are you going to pay for it? Do you have enough cash in the bank? Will you have to sweet talk mum and dad? Or will you need to take a personal loan and pay it back over time? Understanding your...

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    Five awesome tech startups you should know about

    July 29, 2019

    It’s hard to imagine a world without startups. No Ubers to drive us around. No stranger’s homes to stay in while we’re away. No hilarious filters to put on our equally hilarious selfies. Urghh! It gives us a cold shiver just thinking about it. Luckily, we live in a world where startups are plentiful, and they’re here to stay and change our lives in so many ways. Here are our top five startups we think...

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    Simplrisms: A guide to simplifying your life, Volume One.

    July 29, 2019

    We can’t help but think how great life would be if there weren’t those pesky things like jobs, chores and general adult responsibilities to get in the way of doing actual fun stuff. Well luckily, we can help (and before you ask, no, we’re not going to do your job for you). We’re here to take all the fuss and hassle out of the everyday, with some sweet tips, shortcuts and tricks to making your...

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    The dream car you thought you could never afford

    July 29, 2019

    The vast majority of Australians underestimate what car they can afford, according to new research. Australia has the highest minimum wage in the world and we love our cars. In fact, we rank seventh in the world for car ownership per capita. Despite these factors, many Australian drivers are limiting themselves when it comes to owning their dream car. That elusive convertible or European sports car could be more attainable than you think. We surveyed 1250 Australians aged...

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