Finance

Scams – Be street wise and stay safe

Scams – Be street wise and stay safe

In 2017, over 160,000 reports were made to the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) of scams costing over $90 million dol...
Don’t let online subscriptions end up costing you money for nothing

Don’t let online subscriptions end up costing you money for nothing

Just yesterday, I handed over a twenty dollar note to pay for a coffee. The barista looked baffled – cash?!
The nuisance of a lost or stolen wallet or purse: what to do about it

The nuisance of a lost or stolen wallet or purse: what to do about it

Recovering from a lost or stolen wallet or purse is a pain in the derriere.
Updating your will

Updating your will

Marriage equality is now law, so with the prospect of increasing numbers of those in love rushing off to the altar, the NSW Trustee &
Aussie Seniors Start the Dialogue on Death to Boot the Taboo

Aussie Seniors Start the Dialogue on Death to Boot the Taboo

Whilst it may not be the most cheerful topic for discussion, there’s no avoiding the fact that we’re all going to have to deal with deat...
Starting a new business when you’re over 55

Starting a new business when you’re over 55

By Anna Rogan If you have the energy and the vision, it’s never too late to kick off that brilliant business idea!
Manage your vices and gain $50 a week

Manage your vices and gain $50 a week

By Anna Rogan Are your vices getting in the way of a good holiday? Imagine what could you do with an extra $50 plus a week in your wallet?
Stay warm and keep your home energy costs down

Stay warm and keep your home energy costs down

This is not another article on ditching your electric blanket for a hot water bottle and blocking cold breezes from under doors.
The Power of Philanthropy

The Power of Philanthropy

Turning loss into something positive Joy Nash lives near the water in Newcastle area. She has always loved open spaces and having a gorgeous...
How is a lifestyle community different from a retirement village?

How is a lifestyle community different from a retirement village?

Once the kids have moved out, your once bustling home can feel empty and …a little too quiet? 
BAREFOOT OUT OF THE BUSHFIRES

BAREFOOT OUT OF THE BUSHFIRES

A FINANCIAL WHIZ-KID DESCRIBES HOW WE CAN ALL RISE FROM THE FINANCIAL ASHES JOHN McNAMEE EXPLAINS….
How to grocery shop and keep your health and budget on track.

How to grocery shop and keep your health and budget on track.

By Anna Rogan Looking after yourself and eating healthy doesn’t have to be hard or expensive.
Travelling overseas on the age pension: what you need to know

Travelling overseas on the age pension: what you need to know

You’re revelling in having earned your retirement. You’ve found a great financial adviser that has structured your income and assets so...
Gifting: how it can affect your Age Pension payments

Gifting: how it can affect your Age Pension payments

Gifting an early inheritance is a generous gesture and would feel very satisfying to see others enjoy.
Australia’s new five dollar note: your BBQ conversation starter

Australia’s new five dollar note: your BBQ conversation starter

For the first time since 1992, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has released a new bank note series.
7  Christmas budgeting tips for a happier holiday season

7 Christmas budgeting tips for a happier holiday season

Your Christmas budgeting time starts now. Well Christmas is just around the corner.
How to say ‘no’ to requests for charitable donations

How to say ‘no’ to requests for charitable donations

There are 54,182 registered charities in Australia right now. That is one charity organisation for every 445 Australians. 
Want extra cash in your pocket every week and add value to your property?

Want extra cash in your pocket every week and add value to your property?

Granny Flats by Masterton – the cheapest property investment at the moment Granny flats can make at the moment and offers a much small...
Money in your pocket: rent out your lazy assets

Money in your pocket: rent out your lazy assets

Cutting down on expenses is not the only way to put more money in your pocket. Find out more >>
The sharing economy: smart solutions for smart seniors

The sharing economy: smart solutions for smart seniors

One night back in 2008 two men had trouble hailing a taxi. And so Uber was born.