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How far do Aussies go to save a dollar?

How far will Aussies go to save a dollar

From reusing teabags to saving the sauce from fast food restaurants, we’ve uncovered some surprising tricks Aussies use to save a dollar. Surveying almost 1,500 males and females across Australia, the research was done as part of our Big 1 for Value campaign.

As Australia’s biggest customer-owned bank we’re always looking for ways to help people save some money so we were really interested to find out what people were already doing to save a buck. Check out some of the key highlights from the research below.

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What about you? Do you drink sparkling wine on New Years' Eve, instead of French Champagne? Do you ever get off the bus or train a stop earlier and walk if it will save you crossing into a different zone? Is your kitchen drawer full of instant coffee satchets, 'borrowed' from hotels? Share your favourite (or most embarrassing) money-saving tips with us below!

* Based on a $150,000 loan over 25 years. WARNING: This comparison rate is true only for the examples given and may not include all fees and charges. Different terms, fees or other loan amounts might result in a different comparison rate.

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