Build-to-rent piece of housing puzzle but no quick fix

18 April

It’s been a tough couple of years to be a renter. As competition for properties has intensified and rents have surged, policymakers have been searching for solutions. While not an answer to the immediate price crunch, the build-to-rent housing...[Read More]

Australia to dodge United States’ inflation uptick

18 April

Australia is yet to declare victory against inflation and hotter-than-expected price data out of the world’s biggest economy and fresh volatility in oil markets are casting shadows over the outlook. AMP deputy chief economist Diana Mousina says...[Read More]

Budget surplus ‘still our goal’ despite war, inflation

18 April

Australians have been warned the budget surplus could be tiny amid cost-of-living pressures and heightened global economic uncertainty with war in Europe and conflict in the Middle East. A month out from the federal budget, Treasurer Jim Chalmers...[Read More]

Reasons why early estate planning is crucial

11 April

Estate planning is an essential yet often overlooked aspect of financial planning. For many Australians, it is seen as something to be dealt with later in life, if at all.   However, estate planning should begin as early as possible to ensure a...[Read More]

Empowering women through financial literacy: Taking control of your wealth and future

11 April

Navigating the complexities of personal finance is essential for anyone looking to secure their financial future, make sound investment choices, manage debt effectively, and plan for eventualities.    This is particularly crucial in the context of...[Read More]

Caravan lifestyle in Australia

11 April

A rising number of Australians are searching for alternative life experiences that provide them with a sense of independence from city life and a connection to nature.   Caravan living can be for you if you’re looking for new experiences or wish...[Read More]

Higher taxes on foreigners pitched to free up homes

11 April

Foreign buyers could be slugged with higher taxes for buying existing NSW homes as the government looks for ways to address the housing crisis. NSW Treasurer Daniel Mookhey said the state was grappling with a problem of overseas investors leaving...[Read More]

Hefty fines, tougher code could cut grocery prices: PM

11 April

Supermarkets could be slapped with millions in fines under a mandatory code of conduct in a move the prime minister believes will reduce prices at the checkout. An interim review of the voluntary Food and Grocery Code, which governs how supermarkets...[Read More]

Welfare payments not covering basic essentials

10 April

Australians on welfare are struggling to survive one of the toughest cost of living crises in decades as payments fail to cover necessities, a new report shows. Research by Anglicare Australia shows households with the lowest incomes are bearing the...[Read More]

Generational Lifestyles: Navigating Through the Ages in Pursuit of Balance and Fulfillment

4 April

Lifestyle embodies how people live, including their interests, habits, and priorities, influenced significantly by generational perspectives.    Each generation—defined by its unique set of values, economic conditions, and technological...[Read More]

From Distant Concern to Valued Asset: The Adult’s Guide to Embracing Superannuation

4 April

Being young comes with a whirlwind of experiences and financial priorities, often pushing thoughts about retirement and superannuation to the back burner.    Initially, for many young individuals, superannuation feels like a distant concern,...[Read More]

Maximising Wealth in Real Estate: Strategic Tax Structures and the Power of Professional Advice

4 April

Building wealth through property investment has long been a cornerstone of financial success for many individuals. The allure of real estate lies not just in its tangible nature but also in the various strategies and structures available to optimise...[Read More]

Wage and energy bills prompt ‘cost-of-trading crisis’

4 April

High wages bills and energy costs have created a “cost-of-trading crisis,” the retail lobby warns as it urges the federal government to provide relief for businesses. The National Retail Association released a report on Monday outlining the key...[Read More]

Wage review should consider tax cuts: retail bosses

3 April

Australia’s industrial umpire has been asked to consider upcoming federal government tax cuts when it decides on the next annual pay rise for low-paid workers. The Australian Retailers Association, representing more than 120,000 retail shop fronts...[Read More]

Work, Wander, and Well-being: Mastering the Art of the Working Holiday

28 March

Taking your business on the road for a working holiday presents an enticing blend of work and leisure, allowing you to explore new destinations while keeping your operations running smoothly.   This concept has gained popularity with the rise of...[Read More]