Why Financial Security is Paramount for a Satisfying Retirement

30 November

Retirement is often idealised as a carefree chapter in life, where one can indulge in long-postponed hobbies, travel, and quality time with loved ones. However, the idyllic vision of retirement is predicated on a foundation of financial stability....[Read More]

20 investment mistakes to be aware of

30 November

Investment, a field where even the most astute can stumble, is rife with potential missteps. However, these errors often serve as valuable learning experiences, offering insights for crafting more robust investment strategies. 20 investment mistakes...[Read More]

Tips for a meaningful Christmas

30 November

Creating a Christmas filled with genuine warmth and joy often seems like a daunting task amidst the hustle of holiday preparations. The season of cheer can quickly turn into a flurry of stress, leaving many of us more relieved than regretful when...[Read More]

Protect your home against dry weather threats

30 November

Protecting homes from dry weather threats, such as bushfires, requires proactive measures and preparedness. Here are some steps to help protect your home: Maintain the exterior: Clear roofs, gutters, and chimneys of debris regularly to prevent the...[Read More]

Life insurance questions to ask

30 November

Like any other insurance policy, life insurance has many variations to meet different users’ needs. Thus, before choosing one, you must determine what you need in a life insurance policy. The best way to determine the best policy is by evaluating...[Read More]

Is insurance necessary for my home-based business?

30 November

Many enterprises start as home-based businesses — just like some of today’s globally renowned brands, including Google, Nike, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Subway and LinkedIn. Low start-up costs, flexibility, tax advantages and the absence of a...[Read More]

Businesses slam workplace changes as bill clears House

30 November

Business and industry groups are urging the Albanese government to go back to the drawing board on industrial relations laws after they cleared their first hurdle. The laws, aimed at closing labour hire loopholes, went through the House of...[Read More]

Australians owed millions in unclaimed Medicare rebates

30 November

Nearly one million Australians could receive a festive season boost to their bank balance, as the government tries to return $234 million in unclaimed Medicare benefits. On average, these Australians are missing out on about $240 but could reclaim...[Read More]

Financial hardship creeping into higher income brackets

30 November

Lower-income households continue to bear the brunt of the cost of living crisis although more families in higher income brackets are starting to feel the pinch A National Australia Bank survey found a sharp jump in the number of higher-income...[Read More]

Labor deal with Greens to pass vacant homes tax reforms

29 November

A deal to strengthen taxes on empty homes has been struck between the Victorian government and the Greens. An upper house vote on changes to Victoria’s vacant residential land tax was put on ice earlier this month when the Greens and the coalition...[Read More]

Retail sales dip as shoppers hold on to cash for sales

29 November

Spending weakened last month and by more than expected as consumers hung back to pounce on deals during the Black Friday sales. Retail sales as measured by the Australian Bureau of Statistics fell 0.2 per cent in October, a softer result than the...[Read More]

Cultural stigma holds workplaces back as pay gap falls

29 November

Australia’s gender pay gap has had its biggest single-year drop in almost a decade, but women are still earning much less than their male colleagues. In its annual update, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) revealed the average total...[Read More]

New media laws to ‘level the playing field’ for free TV

29 November

Free-to-air channels will be guaranteed front of place on smart TVs under new laws designed to “level the playing field” of Australia’s media landscape. Communications Minister Michelle Rowland brought forward prominence laws which would allow...[Read More]

Four types of commercial insurance your business will need

23 November

Whether you’re a business owner, supplier, or contractor, commercial insurance is essential to safeguard both your company and staff. With commercial insurance, your business and company assets are protected from certain risks like accidents or...[Read More]

Insurance coverage designed to keep families financially protected

23 November

Protecting one’s family is a vital aspect of parenting, and every parent has their own unique ideas about what it means to keep their loved ones safe. As a parent, you feel the need to protect and keep your children safe, especially in the early...[Read More]