A young couple managed to save $65,000 in just over a year to buy their dream home – as they reveal their top tips on how to squirrel cash away.
Natasha Osborne, 23, and her partner Dylon Memen, 27, are adding the finishing touches to their home in Salisbury North, north of Adelaide, that they recently snapped up for $400,000.
The pair put down a 5 per cent deposit on the three-bedroom house and are replacing the floorboards and slapping on some new paint before they move in.
The couple, who both work as pick packers, preparing orders for shipments, spent the past 14 months writing every single expenditure down in a diary, even when they spent just 50c.
‘We sacrificed a lot, we never went out, we’d go to friends’ houses, or we’d stay in and play board games or video games,’ Ms Osborne told…
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