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What you Need to Know about Shopping Online

Online hackers are making headlines once again with a major security breach at Apple. This comes only a week after hackers stole personal user information from the website eBay. Whether you are a regular online shopper or yet to give it a go, we’ve pulled together some tips to stay safe and save some money while you’re at it.      Safety […]

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July 1 Power Price Changes: What it means for you

There are big changes coming to the way electricity is charged in NSW and Queensland on July 1, and how it affects you will all depend on where you are and what sort of customer you are. Both states will deregulate electricity prices, as Victoria did in 2009 and South Australia did this year. That means no more government price […]

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Happy to do the heavy lifting, but not without some support

Dear Fellow Members, Firstly, let me begin with a big thankyou for your comments, remarks and suggestions following the Federal Budget. You highlighted that no-one knows the importance of balancing a Budget better than a FiftyUp, and that Australia has been living beyond its means for long enough. The question with this Budget was always how to spread the pain […]

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Mother’s Day Competition: our favourite entries

Here at FiftyUp Club HQ, you made us laugh and cry with your suggestions for making Mother’s Day memorable. There’s no doubt about it – FiftyUps know what is important in life and how to celebrate it. The winner of our competition was Annette from the Central Coast in NSW, who wrote: “I have several friends who have mothers that […]

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Older Australians being asked to help pay for grand visions they may never see

Noone knows the importance of balancing a Budget better than a FiftyUp, and FiftyUps agree that Australia has been living beyond its means for long enough, according to our member surveys and forums. The question with this Budget was always how to spread the pain fairly and older Australians are being asked to do much of the heavy lifting, even […]

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