Finance

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

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?

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

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.

Looking after yourself and eating healthy doesn’t have to be hard or expensive. In this article, we’ll explore the best tips for...

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 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

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

Your Christmas budgeting time starts now. We’ve almost got winter, another election and the census out of the way, clearing the decks for...

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?

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

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

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

TINY HOUSES: THE NEXT BIG THING FOR SENIORS?

Many people downsize when they move to a retirement home. Bette Presley, 72, took that idea to an extreme last year when she moved into her...

Retirement Living: BYO lifestyle

Many over 55s express a preference for staying in their own home as they age, progressively outsourcing support services as they’re needed...

Considering retiring overseas?

There are a number of countries vying to import a share of Australian self- funded retirees’ disposable incomes.

Christmas Volunteering

In the lead up to Christmas, various organisations, receive lots of requests from people interesting in volunteering over the Christmas peri...

Why Australia is the Best Place to Retire

Retirement means different things to different people. For some, it signals a slowing down of the pace of life, a time to regroup and reflec...

Start your own blog in a few simple steps

Blogging isn’t just for the young – your own blog is a great place to share your passions and connect with others with similar interests...

RSL LifeCare – Tea Gardens Grange

Tea Gardens Grange over 55s Lifestyle Resort for the not-so-retiring has homes available and ready for inspection now.