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Legal fees: how much should they cost?

Aug. 3, 2018 — Rebecca Douglas

Knowing how much – and how – a lawyer charges can help you avoid a bad experience

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College tricked disadvantaged into $25k courses, Federal court finds

June 30, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

ACCC aims to recover more than $50m in taxpayer funded student loans.

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Renovation costs to rise as tradies charge more

Jan. 25, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

The average rate is more than $65 an hour

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Parcel delivery and postal problems

Nov. 9, 2016 — Jemma Castle

While parcel delivery prices increase, service quality is on the edge.

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Find-a-tradie websites

July 29, 2016 — Elisabeth Baulch

It's now easier than ever to get help around the house - but will you be getting quality work?

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Generation Y life coaches

May 5, 2016 — Natasha Patch

Some people are finding millennial life coaches have a useful perspective to offer - but this industry is still unregulated.

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Chrisco lay-by christmas hamper contract ruled unfair by Federal Court

March 8, 2016 — Andy Kollmorgen

Customers forced to opt out of direct debits after final payment.

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Federal government backs open data scheme

Nov. 25, 2015 — Jemma Castle

The Competition Policy Review recommendation could mean better ways to choose service providers.

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How to avoid shonky removalists

July 14, 2015 — Andy Kollmorgen

A few precautionary measures can help get your stuff from A to B with mimimum hassle.

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Best international postal service

Nov. 3, 2014 — Jemma Castle

What's the best postal service for sending parcels overseas?

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Life coaching

Oct. 28, 2014 — Karina Bray

In this unregulated profession, how do you tell the coaches from the cowboys?

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Finding a removalist

Sept. 3, 2014 — Andy Kollmorgen

How do you find a removalist you can trust? Choosing one can be like a shot in the dark.

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Outsourcing household chores

Sept. 3, 2014 — Louise McCabe

Too many tasks and not enough time? The answer could be to outsource some domestic chores.

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Consumer sharing

Sept. 2, 2014 — Brendan Mays

Our guide to sharing food, transport, accommodation, tools and more.

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