Wellbeing — What It Is and How to Achieve It

May 11, 2023

When people come across the term wellbeing, they usually associate it with physical health. However, wellbeing also encompasses other aspects of a person, namely their mental, social and spiritual health. The reason wellbeing is so important is that...[Read More]

Home improvement: What you need to know

May 11, 2023

Embarking on a home improvement can be an exciting and rewarding process. It can transform your living space and increase the value of your property. With so many informative videos and other great resources online, there’s a thriving culture...[Read More]

Financial Stability: The Key to the Ideal Retirement

April 27, 2023

Retirement is a time to sit back and enjoy the fruits of a lifetime of hard work. However, retiring without adequate financial resources can be a recipe for disaster. Financial stability is crucial if you want a comfortable and fulfilling...[Read More]

The Evolving Concept of Wealth in Contemporary Australia

April 13, 2023

Back in the 1960s, owning a home was synonymous with being wealthy because of the prevailing socio-economic context, including high homeownership rates, early marriage and family formation, shorter life expectancy, and memories of the Great...[Read More]

Want a comfortable retirement? Here’s what you need to do…

April 6, 2023

Retirement always seems to be far away; until it isn’t. Many retirees realise too late that they are running out of money much sooner than expected. Therefore, Australians planning for retirement need to reconsider their assumptions regarding how...[Read More]

Know the benefits and uses of the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

March 30, 2023

The Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (CSHC) is a government-funded program in Australia that provides eligible seniors with access to a range of healthcare services and concessions.  The program is designed to assist seniors in managing the costs...[Read More]

Know the Basics of Saving and Investing To Achieve Your Financial Goals

March 23, 2023

Do you struggle to pay your bills every month? Does it sometimes feel like you’re never going to earn enough money to save anything? Has your goal of financial freedom remained elusive through the years? Knowing and understanding the fundamentals...[Read More]

What Does Protecting Your Family Entail?

March 23, 2023

Protecting one’s family is a vital aspect of parenting, and every parent has their own unique ideas about what it means to keep their loved ones safe. As a parent, you feel the need to protect and keep your children safe, especially in the early...[Read More]

Target for nurses in aged care won’t be reached

March 22, 2023

The federal government does not expect to meet the goal of having 24/7 nurses in all aged care residences by mid-year. From July 1, at least one registered nurse must be on-site and on duty at all times at each residential facility. Aged Care...[Read More]

It’s not easy being the executor of an estate

March 16, 2023

Being appointed as the executor of an estate is a significant responsibility that requires careful consideration. While it may be an honour to be entrusted with this important role by a loved one, the reality is that estates can be quite...[Read More]

Millions to get boost in pension and welfare payments

March 8, 2023

Pensioners, the unemployed and students will all receive a boost to their welfare payments under changes soon to kick in. More than 4.7 Australians will benefit when indexation of their payments happens on March 20. Recipients of the age pension,...[Read More]

Higher taxes to hit multimillion-dollar super balances

March 1, 2023

Superannuation balances above $3 million will be taxed at a higher rate as the Albanese government hunts for opportunities to improve the budget bottom line. The changes won’t come in for another two years and will apply to about 80,000 people in...[Read More]

Super for retirement, not cosmetic procedures: Jones

February 23, 2023

The Albanese government’s proposed superannuation overhaul will stop troubling practices such as surgeons pressuring patients to raid their super to fund cosmetic surgery, the assistant treasurer says. Stephen Jones defends the government’s...[Read More]

Consider for a moment the notion that time is wealth.

February 16, 2023

Why Time Is Wealth If you were to choose between money and time, which option would you go for? For some, the answer is easy: it’s money. The reason, of course, is that people measure one’s level of success and wealth by the size of one’s bank...[Read More]

Caravan Life: 3 Key Considerations to Live Off the Grid for Longer

February 16, 2023

One of the best things about Australia is that it offers avid caravanners plenty of opportunities to live off the grid and be one with nature. And with so many camping spots in the country, you might even be lucky enough to find an inexpensive or...[Read More]