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Both health and life insurance can seem complicated. We look at the differences and the value of having the protection of both. What is health insurance? Health Insurance is a personal insurance that helps cover the costs of medical care. The right health insurance product can protect you against a [...]
The end-of-financial-year period isn't really a time most people relish, but it does offer an excellent opportunity to review your finances and possibly free up funds for more important and enjoyable pursuits. Below we'll show you, in five easy steps, how to streamline the income tax return process and possibly [...]
With a federal election looming, the 2019/2020 Federal Budget aims to deliver tax cuts to low and middle income workers and small businesses, superannuation tweaks for older Australians, and energy assistance payments. Keep in mind that a fair chunk of the below policies depend on the Coalition government winning re-election [...]
Nearly two-thirds of Australian Adults are overweight or obese, with the prevalence of overweight and obesity steadily increasing. There are many ways you can manage your weight, so it's important to understand the common cause of weight gain. Managing a Healthy Weight
Buying a property together is a major relationship milestone. It's right up there with opening a joint bank account, getting married, and even surviving your first major disagreement. It's understandable that such a big milestone – and investment – can become highly emotionally charged. So whether you’re looking to buy [...]
With costs of living on the rise and wage growth stagnating, it’s not hard to see why Australian households are increasingly feeling the pinch.i In fact, a recent Ubank survey revealed 59% of Aussies admit their current financial situation causes them stress or loss of sleep.ii Even in the oft-labelled ‘Lucky Country’, [...]
Raising a child will provide you with countless experiences that money can’t buy. But it is still an expensive business. Here’s your guide to the likely cost of raising a child in Australia. With over 300,000 babies born in Australia every year according to the Australian Institute of Health and [...]
According to research commissioned by TAL, only around half of all Australians hold some form of life insurance, and many are under-insured.i According to the ATO, there are almost twice as many active life insurance policies than there are working-aged Australians, but that does not mean Australians are adequately insured.ii [...]
Ever looked at a friend who has everything together and thought 'what's their secret?' Here are five habits you can implement to achieve financial security. Believe it or not, being secure financially doesn't involve magic or an outrageous stroke of luck. More often than not, it results from good habits, [...]