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The winter garden

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 5:30 pm | Oily Rag Column

A reader recently contacted us saying that they are recent oily rag gardeners and that they enjoyed the summer harvest so much they are planning a winter garden. Winter vegetables include: cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, celery, lettuce, spinach and ... More >>

Oily rag Friends of the Home

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 3:18 pm | Oily Rag Column

Jacqui from Block House Bay was rummaging recently and came across a bunch of old newsletters from ‘Friends of the Home’. They dated back to 1976, but since good oily rag ideas never age, this week we though we would reproduce some of the tips ... More >>

The good life for pensioners

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 1:47 pm | Oily Rag Column

Superannuitants have the ideal opportunity to indulge in an oily rag lifestyle. They have time on their hands and by some miraculous intervention, money appears in their bank accounts every second Thursday! While the pension is not a fortune, it helps ... More >>

From free travel to DIY sparkies

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 11:29 am | Oily Rag Column

Summer is a busy time for oily raggers: they are busy in the garden and in the kitchen preparing no-cost meals from their bounty. It's also been busy on the oily rag website with lots of readers sending in tips and titillations. Here are some of those we ... More >>

Oily Rag - The best place to shop

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 3:12 pm | Oily Rag Column

We all know what you buy at the supermarket has a major influence on your household budget, but according to the annual price survey released by Consumer, where you buy also makes a big difference. More >>

Bad debt and very bad debt

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 12:14 pm | Oily Rag Column

Interest rates are on the rise. The Governor of the Reserve Bank has for some time now been saying interest rates will rise and most economists expect rates to rise by 2% within two years. For most people that means they will be paying more on interest, ... More >>

Happy penny-pinching holidays

Thursday, 9 January 2014, 12:57 pm | Oily Rag Column

It’s the holiday time of the year and oily raggers are out and about enjoying themselves. So here are some ways to make these holidays fun, enjoyable, and relaxing, without stressing out about the cost! More >>

Low-cost cleaners - Oily Rag Column for 15 July 2013

Thursday, 11 July 2013, 3:51 pm | Oily Rag Column

Lots of readers have sent in tips about cleaners – probably because cleaning solutions cost so much and there are loads of cheap alternatives. The best cleaner we know of is called elbow grease and best of all, it’s free! When added to a few everyday ... More >>




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