How one woman saved $3,749 on her bills - and it will only take you one ...

Revealed: How busy mum who runs her own business saved $3,749 on her household bills - and it will only take YOU one afternoon Busy mum Leanne Blank spent two hours dialling her insurers, utility providers She managed to save $3,749 on her bills, including insurance, electricity and gas The IT consultant who spent an afternoon getting a better deal gave her tips 

By Stephen Johnson For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 02:06 BST, 21 October 2019 | Updated: 02:16 BST, 21 October 2019

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A busy mum has revealed how she saved $3,749 on her bills in one afternoon simply by picking up the telephone.

Leanne Blank, who works as an information technology consultant, was so annoyed at being ripped off despite being a loyal customer. 

The woman from Sydney's inner-west, who lives with her 20-year-old son, decided to shop around for better deals.

During a 'quiet afternoon' she spent two hours dialling rival car and private health insurers, along with other phone and gas providers after being unhappy with how much she was being charged. 

Ms Blank was able to slash her bills by either switching provider or negotiating a better deal with her existing one. 

A mother who runs her own business has revealed how she saved $3,749 on her bills in one afternoon simply by picking up the telephone. Leanne Blank, a busy information technology consultant, was so annoyed at being ripped off despite being a loyal customer

A mother who runs her own business has revealed how she saved $3,749 on her bills in one afternoon simply by picking up the telephone. Leanne Blank, a busy information technology consultant, was so annoyed at being ripped off despite being a loyal customer

What Leanne saved

PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE: $610

HOME AND CONTENTS INSURANCE: $1,595

CAR INSURANCE: $778

MOBILE PHONES (2): $333

GAS AND ELECTRICITY: $433

TOTAL: $3,749 

In one afternoon she saved $3,749 on all her annual bills, including $610 a year on private health insurance, $1,595 on home and contents insurance, $778 on car insurance and $333 on two mobile phones.

'Don't give up - its a competitive market and you just need to ask for a better deal,' she told Daily Mail Australia.

'It was a quiet

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