Category Archive for "Lifestyle"

Girl Takes Antibiotics

Why everyone needs to take a chill pill

You know the market has turned when you start seeing headlines with words like “bust”, “crunch” and “plunge” in the headlines. It was only 18 months ago when the words “boom”, “record highs” and “peak” were much more common. The...
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Keeping The Kippers At Bay

Keeping the KIPPERS at bay

They may be both the light of your life and your legacy, but today’s kids include a whole new demographic subset that’s having a significant impact on how parental property owners and pending retirees are seeing out their golden years....
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What We Can Learn From Australias Richest People

What we can learn from Australia’s richest people

It seems like Australia’s billionaires are getting richer while the rest of us struggle with record-low wage growth.  The recently released AFR Rich 200 list gives us some insight into what’s happening to the fortunes of Australia’s wealthiest individuals, and it...
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Credit

Plastic is not fantastic – here’s how to ditch it

Like your first kiss; car, job, love and heartbreak, chances are you’ll never forget your very first credit card. Not because of the dizzying high it gave, the sage wisdom it instilled or the thrilling sense of accomplishment you felt....
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One Stop Shop

Why you should be wary of one stop shops

  Most people struggle to fit everything in to the time we have available to us each day. In fact, there are plenty of inventions that have promised to give us more time with our families by automating or simplifying...
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Guarantor For Your Kids

Should you go guarantor for your kids?

  You’ve loved them, guided them and raised them ever since they were first placed into your arms as a little screaming ball of redness. And you’d do anything to give your kids the best possible start in their adult...
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Be A Warrior Not A Worrier

Are you a worrier or a warrior?

  There is a saying that is a useful one to adopt if you’re prone to worrying unnecessarily. It is, “Why don’t you save your worry until there is something to worry about?” It’s a useful mantra because sometimes in...
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Raising your child

Are you Raising Your Child to Sink or Soar? 10 Bad Habits That Will Sink Your Child

In a 2013 survey conducted by the Associated Press, they found that 80% of America’s adults struggle with joblessness, poverty, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives.  While you may see yourself as good parents,...
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5 lessons we never learn at school

5 lessons I never learned at school… but should have

  A top-notch education is a wonderful thing, but you’ll fall short of becoming a well-rounded grown up if you don’t realise lifelong learning lives beyond the classroom walls. I’ve received all the great scholastic opportunities afforded by our country’s...
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Rentvesting

What you need to know about rentvesting

The “A-word” is in the headlines a lot lately isn’t it? When we say that, of course, we mean affordability. Would-be homeowners in Sydney and Melbourne are finding it increasingly difficult to get a foothold in the market. The great...
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