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15 ways to make yourself happier and more successful

Happiness isn’t always guaranteed in life. But there are plenty of strategies you can employ to make yourself happier – every day. You see, happiness is a state of mind that you can choose, even if you’re technically having a...
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The difference between good and bad debt

If you’re like me, your parents taught you not to take on debt. You were probably taught something like this: get a good education, get a good job, get married, buy a home and pay it off. And you were...
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Why happiness is more than just a state of mind

Happiness can be elusive, and it can be fleeting. But happiness is a feeling that we all enjoy and usually want to repeat as often as possible. Some people are naturally happier than others because they tend to have a...
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7 money lessons in 7 minutes

It’s an unfortunate fact of life that many people are terrible with money. Sometimes it’s not really our “fault” because we’ve just learned bad money lessons from our parents, which we’ve unhelpfully carried through into adulthood. Other times, it’s because...
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11 positive things about getting old that no one tells you about

Over the years I’ve realised that life is journey of  lessons and experiences containing successes and mistakes. And there’s lot’s of great things about getting older that no-one tells you about when you’re young Lifehack offers this list of 11...
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5 reasons why you’ll forever be in debt

The thing about getting into debt is that anyone can do it! The hard part, of course, is getting out of debt. In fact, many people struggle with even admitting they’re in debt in the first place and bounce from...
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Renovate or sell – what’s your best option?

The popularity of renovating is growing every year, no doubt helped by the plethora of reality television shows on the topic. But, like so many other things in life, renovating is not necessarily the same as it appears on our...
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17 good finance habits you should adopt

If you’re anything like the rest of adult population, you’ve at some point made a promise to yourself to get the finances in order. That’s a great start, but unless you do things differently to what you’ve done up till now,...
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Australia’s latest demographic stats

Demographics drives our property markets. In fact over the long term, demographics is more important to what happens to property than short term influences like interest rates or consumer confidence. So let’s look at some of the latest ABS demographic data,...
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Avoid your primal urges as an investor

Our instincts helped get us out of caves and into centrally heated homes – but can they help us become better traders?  Imagine you are one of our primitive ancestors. The world is a frightening place. Virtually everything is bigger,...
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