“Building bridges, not walls: 10 strategies for deepening your bond with teenage and young adult children”

11 April

Fostering meaningful relationships with teenage and young adult children before they embark on their independent lives is crucial for parents.    This phase of life is marked by rapid developmental changes, making it a critical time for parents to...[Read More]

Reasons why early estate planning is crucial

11 April

Estate planning is an essential yet often overlooked aspect of financial planning. For many Australians, it is seen as something to be dealt with later in life, if at all.   However, estate planning should begin as early as possible to ensure a...[Read More]

Business interruption insurance

11 April

A crucial though sometimes overlooked safeguard, business interruption insurance provides financial protection for companies facing unexpected disruptions.   But who exactly is it for? The short answer: any business that wants to ensure continuity...[Read More]

Unlocking Productivity: Strategies for Overcoming Obstacles and Boosting Self-Motivation

11 April

In our fast-paced world, it’s not uncommon to find ourselves overwhelmed by tasks, deadlines, and personal commitments. This avalanche of responsibilities can often leave us feeling stuck, struggling to tick items off our to-do...[Read More]

Empowering women through financial literacy: Taking control of your wealth and future

11 April

Navigating the complexities of personal finance is essential for anyone looking to secure their financial future, make sound investment choices, manage debt effectively, and plan for eventualities.    This is particularly crucial in the context of...[Read More]

Caravan lifestyle in Australia

11 April

A rising number of Australians are searching for alternative life experiences that provide them with a sense of independence from city life and a connection to nature.   Caravan living can be for you if you’re looking for new experiences or wish...[Read More]

Higher taxes on foreigners pitched to free up homes

11 April

Foreign buyers could be slugged with higher taxes for buying existing NSW homes as the government looks for ways to address the housing crisis. NSW Treasurer Daniel Mookhey said the state was grappling with a problem of overseas investors leaving...[Read More]

Life insurance myths dispelled

11 April

Here we dispel some common myths about life insurance to help you make informed decisions about your cover.   Myth # 1 – Life insurance companies don’t pay claims   There’s a common perception that life insurance companies will do...[Read More]

Oliver’s insights – Seven things you need to know about the Australian property market

11 April

Key points – The Australian housing market remains far more complicated than optimists and doomsters portray it to be. – Australian housing is expensive and highly indebted; but it’s very diverse; mortgage arrears remain low; interest rates...[Read More]

Jobs bonanza for regions under clean energy blueprint

11 April

Some 60,000 jobs in solar panel manufacturing and $82 billion in turbine tower production by 2050 are in the wind if Australia becomes a clean energy superpower. Manufacturing will also get a shot in the arm from port-side construction plants,...[Read More]

Six-hour exercise window linked to better health

11 April

There’s mounting evidence exercising for short bouts during the evening is linked to better health. A University of Sydney study has found obese people who exercise between 6pm and midnight have a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease...[Read More]

Hefty fines, tougher code could cut grocery prices: PM

11 April

Supermarkets could be slapped with millions in fines under a mandatory code of conduct in a move the prime minister believes will reduce prices at the checkout. An interim review of the voluntary Food and Grocery Code, which governs how supermarkets...[Read More]

Volkswagen to test car tech to make kangaroos go jump

10 April

A device designed to prevent kangaroos from jumping in front of vehicles will be tested with moving cars after after receiving approval from a university. The RooBadge device, developed by Volkswagen Australia and the DDB Group in consultation with...[Read More]

Welfare payments not covering basic essentials

10 April

Australians on welfare are struggling to survive one of the toughest cost of living crises in decades as payments fail to cover necessities, a new report shows. Research by Anglicare Australia shows households with the lowest incomes are bearing the...[Read More]

NASA to take Aussie plants from the Torrens to the moon

10 April

A diminutive Australian water weed will be one of the first plants grown by humans on the surface of the moon. Researchers from La Trobe University and the University of Adelaide are among a group of scientists that will send duckweed, an aquatic...[Read More]