These Australians Will Now Miss Out on the Pension

By | June 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

An estimated 2,200 people each year are expected to feel the brunt of the recent crackdown on prisoners receiving disability support pension. Prisoners that are receiving pensions would only be able to have their payments deferred for 13 weeks – which is down from two years – before the benefits are halted. The new budget measure [...]

How to Renovate Your Home for Retirement

By | June 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

The growing number of senior adults in Australia is set to change the way Australians live. With 15% of the population to be aged 65 by the year 2050, that would represent virtually a fifth of the population. And this development will not just change the population, but also Australian homes. Builders and contractors are already [...]

Simple Tips When Moving Homes

By | June 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

It’s time to move, and you are already drowning in in boxes and packing tape. You’re moving on a budget, and it’s crucial to save time and money and lessen stress along the way. To help you out, here are moving tips for a safe, easy and best of all, cheap move on a budget. 1. [...]

How You Can Get Involved in the Gig Economy

By | June 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

In the next five years, the gig economy will be mainstream in the office and life for employees would “fundamentally change,” claimed a CEO who works with 30% of the Fortune 100. The way that firms employ office workers in this day and age is ancient and “insane” in light of emerging technologies, and skilled professionals [...]

Why Are Medical Bills Now So High?

By | June 6th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Massive medical bills can knock out even the sturdiest of bank accounts. And the question as to why this is remains unanswered. An investigation conducted by current affairs programme, Four Corners, is seeking to reveal the details. The answer it uncovered revealed that the person to blame for this might be closer than you expected. It’s [...]

5 Smart Tips for Eating on a Budget

By | March 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

It’s already tricky enough to plan meals and shop for groceries when you’re on a tight budget. It’s even harder when you’re trying to practice healthy eating. But don’t you worry as we have prepared these five easy-to-do tips that would help you eat well while keeping you on your budget: Purchase fresh produce when it's [...]

Current Centrelink Wait Times Frustrating Everyone

By | March 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Older Australians are up in arms over the amount of time that they are being made to wait before they’re able to speak with a Centrelink representative. Recent figures show that on average, older adults have to wait an average of 25 minutes before they can get Centrelink on the phone. In addition, over 33 million [...]

5 Things You Should Stop Buying Right Now

By | February 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|

You may not realise it right away but you aren’t always aware of the value of the things that you are purchasing. However, if you take a step back and take a broader look at your costs, you will come to see that you would do well to cut out a few items and services. You [...]