Caring for the young and older

Published: May 20, 2015

Government assistance What a lot of people don’t know is that there is a range of great benefits and allowances available to help ease the financial stress on families under these trying circumstances. We recommend doing some research into the benefits on offer as you may be missing out on some well deserved financial entitlements, […]

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More Aussies are planning to give

Published: May 11, 2015

In the next twenty years or so, $600 billion is due to move from the hands of the baby boomer generation to their chosen beneficiaries1. If some of this is your money, have you considered how you’ll leave your wealth behind? According to neuroscientists, we’re waking up more and more to the benefits of giving. […]

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Give yourself a career check-up

Published: May 11, 2015

Are you happy and fulfilled at work? Or do you feel as though you are on the 9/5 treadmill, filling in the hours until retirement? Most of us recognise the benefits of a regular medical and financial check-up. But your career is as much in need of an annual review as your body and your […]

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Are you prepared for 40-odd years in retirement?

Published: May 4, 2015

by Paul Clitheroe The federal government’s latest intergenerational report has dished up some remarkable findings about our life expectancy. It’s estimated that in around 40 years nearly 2 million Australians will be aged 85 or more, including 40,000 people who will live beyond their 100th birthday. This exceptional rise in longevity has profound implications for […]

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Tips for success in a competitive job market

Published: February 11, 2015

If you’re finding it hard to get started in your chosen career—or your kids are doing it tough—you’re not alone. Many other young Australians are in the same boat, with a high proportion of young people working in part-time hospitality and retail jobs, even when they have uni degrees. The latest AMP.NATSEM1 report  shows that […]

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How to make working later in life work for you

Published: February 11, 2015

The relationship between work and retirement is changing. Nowadays we expect a lot more from our later years than previous generations-we’re no longer satisfied with treading water and we want to go freestyle. But with the pension qualification age increasing1 ,  people living longer2   and concerns about whether we have enough money in our […]

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