Navigating ownership changes: A comprehensive guide for business owners

11 July

Changing a business’s ownership structure can be a complex process, often necessitated by various circumstances, such as partnership disputes, divorce, retirement, or the sale of the business.    Regardless of the reason, it’s crucial to...[Read More]

Creating a stress-free environment: Top 10 tips

11 July

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by everyday responsibilities.    Whether you live alone or with an active family, the clutter and chaos that often accompany busy people can contribute to stress and anxiety.   Here...[Read More]

Life Insurance to protect you and your family

11 July

For some people, a major reason for beginning to prepare for life’s ‘what if’ scenarios is starting a family. If your primary concern is taking care of your family, life insurance is an excellent option. It makes sure that your loved ones are...[Read More]

Top Australian destinations to visit for retirees

11 July

Now that you’ve retired from the workforce and have all the opportunities to do what you want, you’re ready to take the trip of a lifetime.   If you’re planning to take a tour across Australia, here’s a list of 5 top destinations to visit...[Read More]

Investment markets and key developments – Weekly market update 5/07/24

10 July

Share markets mostly rose over the last week. US shares rose 2% buoyed by increasing confidence in Fed rate cuts this year and strength in tech stocks. This was reinforced on Friday with softer jobs data. Eurozone shares rose 1.9% boosted by...[Read More]

Oliver’s insights – The five reasons why the $A is likely to rise further – if recession is avoided

10 July

Key points – After a soft patch since 2021, there is good reason to expect the $A to rise into next year: it’s undervalued; interest rate differentials look likely to shift in favour of Australia; sentiment towards the $A is negative;...[Read More]

Smart meters to keep the lights on, one home at a time

10 July

Australia’s green bank is investing $50 million to firm up the electricity grid by giving consumers more control of their homes, electric cars and energy bills. The Clean Energy Finance Corporation loan announced on Wednesday for tech firm...[Read More]

Greens seek to cap cost of essential grocery items

10 July

Households would save on 30 essential grocery products under a cap on prices put forward by the Queensland Greens. The price of basic essential items such as milk, bread, eggs and nappies would be tied and linked to January 2024 wages so that wages...[Read More]

Gas before nuclear ‘thought bubble’ in net-zero race

10 July

A federal opposition plan to roll out nuclear energy has been dismissed as a thought bubble as NSW leaders hail the benefits of gas for the goal of net-zero emissions. Natural gas supplies for the nation’s most populous state are being assessed...[Read More]

‘Use every lever’ to limit social media damage on youth

10 July

Social media companies fail in their responsibility to protect children from online harm, says a safety advocate renewing calls for age verification. Mandatory and enforced measures such as age verification are a way to crack down on platforms over...[Read More]

Women wanted for cybersecurity course, no men allowed

10 July

Only women and gender-diverse candidates will be invited to participate in the latest cybersecurity course from one of Australia’s largest security providers as part of an effort to address inequality in the sector. CyberCX launched its first...[Read More]

Tactics targeting parents, kids in online junk food ads

10 July

Junk food companies have honed in on fresh tactics to target children, parents and teenagers by using online algorithms. Research into Facebook ads by Melbourne Law School and the Australian Ad Observatory found brands are buying a “halo effect”...[Read More]

Dingoes share pure genes with 3000-year-old ancestors

10 July

Dingoes may look like man’s best friend but genetics prove otherwise. New research shows dingoes have kept their rare genetic ancestry by not breeding with domestic dogs in the 3000 years since arriving in Australia. The Queensland University of...[Read More]

Budget-friendly home renovation ideas you can implement

4 July

Inspired to initiate home updates after watching some of the best home renovation shows on television and streaming sites?   We can’t really fault you for getting all worked up, as there’s nothing quite as exciting as embarking on a home...[Read More]

Introduction to starting a trade

4 July

Entering a trade can be a rewarding and lucrative career path, offering a blend of practical skills, hands-on work, and, often, the opportunity to be your own boss.  Unlike many traditional career paths, trades typically require less time in formal...[Read More]