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Retirement living: How much is enough? (It depends)

When considering the subject of retirement, one of the questions often asked by wealth accumulators and pre-retirees is 'how much is needed to fund a comfortable lifestyle in retirement' – not just initially, but over the longer term. Another common question is 'what does a comfortable lifestyle actually afford (look like)'.

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Debt Management

There are many different types of debt in the market, each designed with a specific purpose in mind.

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Simple lifestyle changes to make for a healthier you

“Cancer isn’t always a matter of genetics or bad luck,” says Professor David Whiteman of Brisbane’s QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.1

A recent study from the institute found risky habits and behaviour are to blame for more than 16,000 Australians being diagnosed with cancer each year.2 The good news is that changing these behaviours may help prevent certain cancers forming.

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Tips to help you start your own business

Starting a new business is exciting but there’s a lot to think about and organise.

Before you even begin, you should consider how prepared you are to make difficult decisions, work long hours, face financial constraints, lose sleep, and confront failure.

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Super-linked TPD insurance

Many important considerations are taken into account when establishing a Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) insurance policy that appropriately reflects your needs. In this animation, we illustrate the super-linking strategy when considering claim definitions and the subsequent structuring of TPD insurance.

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Advanced care directives

Unfortunately, there may come a time when you are unable to express your wishes regarding medical treatment due to an accident, sudden illness or progressive disease. In this animation, we discuss the benefits of an advanced care directive and several considerations when drafting one.

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Man vs. machine: A battle of speed, precision & creativity

Given increasing technological advancements, a growing concern for some of us is the potential for job loss or displacement in the future due to computerisation and automation. In this video, we see a battle of speed, precision and creativity between a man and a rather ‘cheeky’ robot.

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Residential investment properties: Income-generation considerations

When it comes to purchasing a residential investment property, it’s often a very different approach than the one taken with a main residence.

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The benefits of workplace health & wellness programs

Whether you are a business owner, manager or employee, you may find this article interesting. We discuss the benefits of businesses implementing workplace health and wellness programs. Put simply, research indicates that, healthy workers = healthy organisations = healthy business performance and productivity.

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Personal insurances: Completing a Pre-assessment

When it comes to recommending which insurer (and their offering) may be appropriate for you and managing expectations around potential outcomes of a formal insurance application, often an important step in the process can be the completion of a Pre-assessment. In this article, we explain what one is.