Are you, or is someone you know, in need of aged care services but not quite ready to move into residential care? With a range of government programs and technological solutions available, many retirees are now able to get the support they need in the comfort of their own home.
We all like to think our job is secure, but it’s hard to be certain when the employment market is constantly changing. Here’s how to future-proof financial matters so you, or a friend or family member can stay on track if made redundant.
If the tax man brings you a present this year, don’t blow it all at once. There are plenty of ways to put this extra cash to good use.
When you’re exploring aged care options for a loved one, the process can seem overwhelming. Here’s how to make it a bit easier.
Thursday 8 March is International Women’s Day – a time to celebrate what has been a remarkable year for women around the world. From the #metoo and #timesup campaigns to demands for equal pay, women are taking unprecedented strides in both the professional and public spheres.
2018 has already been a turbulent year for the global economy, with recent volatility in the stock market sparking some concerns for the future. So what major factors are currently influencing the Australian and international economies – and how will these shape the year ahead? Here are some of the economic trends everyone’s talking about.
Craig James, CommSec’s Chief Economist, weighs in on the state of the economy and lets us know what we can expect to see over the coming year.
Overspent this year? Here’s how to put your finances back on track – and even get ahead. Despite the best intentions, many of us will finish this year on a low note financially. Wouldn’t it be great to start the New Year for once without having to play catch-up?
Thinking about using your car, home or personal skills to make some extra cash over summer? Before you do, make sure you understand what’s involved.
Worried about running out of money in old age? We talk to retirement expert and women’s advocate Nicolette Rubinsztein about what women can do now to help their long term financial security.