Aged care – A loser in the recent 2015-16 Federal Budget

  Aged care – A loser in the recent 2015-16 Federal Budget Residential aged care received only minimal attention in the government’s recent Federal Budget. Unfortunately, people entering residential aged care from 1 January 2016 are the losers from the budget, as the strategy available to assist families wishing to …

How to keep SMILE-ing in retirement

How to keep SMILE-ing in retirement If you’re crunching the numbers to work out how much you need in retirement, it’s time to sit down and take a deep breath… The latest Retirement Standard from the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia estimates that people retiring today, who are in …

AMP NATSEM Income & Wealth Report

AMP NATSEM Income & Wealth Report We can work it out: Australia’s changing workforce In recent years we’ve experienced a global recession that’s changed the global labour force with industries closing down, job lay-offs and increasing unemployment. On top of that, in Australia we’ve experienced significant structural and technological change …

Saving Money While Following Eco-Friendly Habits

Saving Money While Following Eco-Friendly Habits Saving the environment is one of the few noble causes that we can work towards. The best way to save the environment is to adopt eco friendly habits that help us save the environment for ourselves little by little. While it is a popular …

Want To Save Money? Change Your Lifestyle

Want To Save Money? Change Your Lifestyle Money Saving Was Never Simpler! We keep looking for money saving tips and ways to grow money, but how many of us try to figure our mistakes that make us such money wasters? Money saving is not that much of a big deal …

3 Steps To Get Your Credit Card Charge Back

3 Steps To Get Your Credit Card Charge Back With the end of the season of festivities over, it is time for most of the people– who’ve spent lots of their fortune on making holidays fun for their family and friends – to look back at their credit card bills …

Where Does All My Money Go? Time to Learn Money Management!

Where Does All My Money Go? Time to Learn Money Management! Ever get frustrated that why the money you earn is never enough to satisfy your needs? If yes, then you are not alone. Almost every other person is wondering where on earth do they spend all their money. If …

How to make the transition to retirement smooth for you and your partner

How to make the transition to retirement smooth for you and your partner Couples don’t always agree on everything, including retirement. If the time comes for you to retire and your partner is still working—or vice versa—it’s a matter of anticipating the natural changes ahead and then balancing and planning …

4 Reasons Why Money Shouldn’t Be A Worry For You

4 Reasons Why Money Shouldn’t Be A Worry For You The importance of money in a person’s life is almost unparallel and there is no denying this aspect either. With such high integrity to a particular aspect, it is almost natural for people to make money earning and managing one …

Time to sell the family home?

Time to sell the family home? With children gone and things slowing down it may be time to downsize. When you’ve got a family a big house with plenty of room may make sense. But these days a smaller place may suit you better. Dreams of a change may be …