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Sam Ficek

Best Day Trips from Sydney

Best Day Trips from Sydney

Now more than ever before we have begun to look inward - not just at ourselves, but at our place in the world. For many of us, our worlds have become just that little bit smaller. This also includes our list of travel destinations. With overseas travel taking a backseat

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Best Day Trips from Melbourne - Post Lockdown

Best Day Trips from Melbourne - Post Lockdown

The appreciation we have at the moment for the great outdoors and the positive effect it can have on our mental and physical health is greater than it has ever been. In Japan this nature therapy is called Shinrin-Yoku or ‘Tree Bathing’. Clean fresh air, sunlight and greenery: these are

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How a student is making up to $900 a month as a side hustle

How a student is making up to $900 a month as a side hustle

This article was originally published on news.com.au. Earning money while studying is tough but Melbourne PhD student Kate Ferris has found a way to get some extra cash on the side. While Ms Ferris gets about $30,000 a year on a scholarship, that income usually needs to

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Josh earns $1,000 a month by renting out two vans

Josh earns $1,000 a month by renting out two vans

This article was originally published on Yahoo! Finance A Melbourne man has revealed how he uses his work vans to passively earn up to $1,000 a month. Josh Reid Jones is the founder of the charitable organisation Just Be Nice Project, who has two vans used for that enterprise.

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Lending your car to a friend or relative? Check your insurance first

Lending your car to a friend or relative? Check your insurance first

Your insurance might cover you differently if a young, inexperienced or unlisted driver is behind the wheel. Beware of higher excesses or even gaps in cover. How many times have you let your friend or family member borrow your car? I know it’s common practice among my friends, and

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Claudio Scali uses Car Next Door to get the kids to school, and yummy vegan cookies to the community

Claudio Scali uses Car Next Door to get the kids to school, and yummy vegan cookies to the community

Claudio Scali is a small business owner living in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs with his three kids. He uses Car Next Door to get his kids to school during the week and his delicious vegan cookies to Farmers’s Markets on the weekends. Check out ‘The C Word’ on instagram

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How Car Next Door is providing a safe way to get around during COVID-19

How Car Next Door is providing a safe way to get around during COVID-19

This video was originally aired on A Current Affair, and is available to view on the Channel 9 website. Watch the video to find out how much Sam has made by renting out his car, and why Caroline is choosing to use a local Car Next Door car to commute

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Greg earns $6K a month with Car Next Door

Greg earns $6K a month with Car Next Door

When COVID-19 hit Australia, Melbourne man Gregor Gniewosz was not only forced to close his business, he also missed out on JobKeeper as well. The 43-year-old had a disability transport business and a fleet of five disability-friendly vehicles – but because the company was only founded in January this year, he

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