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

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 of saving and...[Read More]

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

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 totally free...[Read More]

Helping kids with living expenses

There’s a family event of sorts that gives parents mixed feelings of sadness, apprehension and relief — and children a lot of excitement: when a child leaves the proverbial nest. Now, this can happen early during your child’s teenage years or much later in life....[Read More]

Top 10 financial New Year’s resolutions to achieve in the new year

The new year is a perfect time to reflect on your achievements from the ending year and to plan for the new year. While you can also make resolutions for other aspects of life, financial success should be at the top of your list. Check if you achieved your last...[Read More]

5 Ways to Live Your Best Life After Retirement

Have you ever thought about life after retirement? If you have, you most likely think about the best things in life: a happy family, good health and wealth. The only way to make this dream retirement a reality is to have the right retirement plan. Below are some tips...[Read More]

Tips to save money this Christmas

5 Tips to Save Money This Christmas Christmas always brings with it a certain warmth and cheer, and yet these days, a lot of people are feeling the pinch financially. As Christmas approaches, people consider all the items they need to buy for friends and family....[Read More]

How to save money around the home during times of rising interest rates

With interest rates rising almost everywhere, including Australia, people have begun tightening their purse strings as best they can. However, decreasing spending to ensure your expenses match your reduced budget could mean barely any savings or none at all. Good thing...[Read More]

6 Tips on teaching your kids about investment

How to Teach Your Kids About Investment As a parent, you want what’s best for your children. This is why you teach them about cleanliness, health, nutrition, good behaviour, the value of education and so on. But how come very few parents take the time to teach their...[Read More]

4 essential household gardening tips for spring

As winter draws to a close, it’s time to revitalise your garden and get ready for the forthcoming warm, sunny days. There are many things you can do right now to get your garden ready for spring and promote new growth, blooms, and a thriving vegetable garden. These...[Read More]

Older renters being forced into aged care

Older Australian renters are being pushed prematurely into aged care due to high costs, insecurity and insufficient quality of housing, a new report has found. A national survey of 500 people aged over 50 conducted by Anglicare Australia found significant barriers to...[Read More]

5 spring home maintenance tips

During the chilly winter months, most people hibernate and spend their time indoors. But with springtime comes sunshine that brings a new boost of energy for everyone. Because of the ideal weather, spring is a great time to clean and tick off some home maintenance...[Read More]

Family law – separation and divorce in Australia

No matter how sincere and pure people’s intentions are when they utter their marriage vows and say ‘I do’, there comes a time in some marriages when the relationship irretrievably breaks down. In such cases, separation is usually inevitable and the couple could...[Read More]

‘Social impact’ investors support homeless

Australian investors are putting their own money into housing people struggling with homelessness, and it’s proving an effective way to tackle the crisis, researchers say. South Australia has served as a test case for the country’s first social bond...[Read More]

Sydney, Melbourne lead house price plunge

A downswing in housing prices is being led by sharp declines in Sydney and Melbourne, with values dropping in five of the eight capital cities. Dwelling values fell 1.3 per cent nationally in July, marking the third consecutive monthly drop, according to CoreLogic...[Read More]

Australia has recorded its worst inflation outcome since the introduction of the GST

Australia has recorded its worst inflation outcome since the introduction of the GST, potentially locking in an interest rate rise by the central bank next month. The headline consumer price index rose 1.8 per cent in the June quarter, when the price of a supermarket...[Read More]