Laterpreneurs: Taking on encore careers

Laterpreneurs: Taking on encore careers Once upon a time, people went out, got a job and stayed there for the rest of their working lives. But “a job for life” is no longer an option for most working Australians. Changing careers, going out on your own and pursuing a dream to become self-employed has become the reality for many. The amount of co-working spaces that have opened up in major cities is evidence that more …

Splurge or save?

Splurge or save? We all have luxuries that tempt us to spend more and things we wouldn’t dream of shelling out for. We asked the Money & Life team to spill the beans about what they splurge and save on in their budget. Lauren Bolton – Marketing Manager Splurge – Holidays Abroad I always look forward to my holidays and travelling in style is a real treat for me. I don’t have a family yet, …

How to be an ethical consumer and save money

How to be an ethical consumer and save money Want to use your spending power to make a difference? By shopping more ethically, you can do your bit and save money. Whether you want to change the world or just reduce your impact on it, it seems more and more of us are considering the provenance of what we buy and how it’s produced when making purchasing decisions. And the best news is that spending …

Understanding financial advice

Understanding financial advice How advice can help you own your tomorrow What are your financial goals? Your financial goals are unique to you. Whether you’re thinking about taking your finances to the next step or planning for retirement, there’s help available. A financial adviser can put a fresh perspective on your current financial position and what it will take to achieve your goals.  The value of advice We think an adviser is like a personal …