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Life insurance

Take a moment to consider, if you were to pass away unexpectedly, would you be leaving behind loved ones that depend on you financially?

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Deductions and work-related self-education expenses

By now, you may have received your PAYG statement from your employer and started the process of compiling the relevant receipts, tax invoices and documents needed to lodge your tax return.

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Palliative care: Facing mortality with care and support

For many of us, we may associate palliative care with aged care; however, in reality, it’s for anyone with a life-limiting or terminal illness. In this deeply moving Ted Talk, Lucy Kalanithi shares the journey that she and her husband went through after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer at just age 36.

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Tax refunds and investing in yourself

According to the most recent data available, the average tax refund received by Australians is $2,574.

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Super engagement: Your annual super statement

Superannuation is a powerful investment vehicle that will help you accumulate wealth during your working life to support your lifestyle in retirement. Furthermore, it will be one of the biggest financial assets that you will ever own in your lifetime...in most instances, second only to your family home.

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2018-19 financial year: Top 10 legislative updates

s we kick off the new financial year, we thought we would provide you with a list of the top 10 legislative updates that are due to take effect in the 2018-19 financial year – either on or after 1 July 2018

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The personal finance roadmap and the age of distractions

Distractions are ever present in our daily lives. This may be more so the case than any other point in our history due to the emergence and development of the digital information age.

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Ageing and health status in retirement: The three chapters

Australians, and people around the globe, are living longer than ever before due to an increased awareness and understanding of the factors that influence our life span, such as genetics, health care, workplace health and wellness, hygiene, diet and nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle

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First home super saver scheme (FHSSS)

One of the biggest hurdles for prospective first homebuyers is saving an adequate deposit to purchase their first home, especially when trying to avoid Lenders Mortgage Insurance or a loan guarantor arrangement.

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Exploring and pursuing your goals and objectives

Running a marathon and climbing a mountain require preparation, flexibility and perseverance. Due to this, they are often used as metaphors for other areas of our lives – personal or work-related.