Tips for a meaningful Christmas

30 November

Creating a Christmas filled with genuine warmth and joy often seems like a daunting task amidst the hustle of holiday preparations. The season of cheer can quickly turn into a flurry of stress, leaving many of us more relieved than regretful when...[Read More]

Protect your home against dry weather threats

30 November

Protecting homes from dry weather threats, such as bushfires, requires proactive measures and preparedness. Here are some steps to help protect your home: Maintain the exterior: Clear roofs, gutters, and chimneys of debris regularly to prevent the...[Read More]

Government takes action on ‘help to buy’ housing laws

29 November

Thousands of Australians seeking to buy a home will soon get assistance with laws due to go to federal parliament. The “help to buy” laws to be introduced this week will support 40,000 eligible home buyers with an equity contribution of up to 40...[Read More]

Family law – separation and divorce

23 November

No matter how sincere and pure people’s intentions are when they utter their marriage vows and say ‘I do’, there comes a time in some marriages when the relationship irretrievably breaks down. In such cases, separation is usually inevitable...[Read More]

Warning for DIY home renovators

22 November

Renovators are being reminded of the hazard of a deadly material found in one in three houses. About 4000 people die each year from cancer and other asbestos-related diseases – three times the national road toll. In the lead up to the 20th...[Read More]

Resistance Training on a Budget? Build a Home Gym

16 November

While most people are aware of the importance of regular aerobic exercise, the significance of resistance training (aka weight or strength training) is often overlooked. It’s recommended that adults engage in at least two 20- to 30-minute...[Read More]

How to Save Money Around the Home

9 November

With interest rates rising almost everywhere, including Australia and the United Kingdom, people have begun tightening their purse strings as best they can. However, decreasing spending to ensure your expenses match your reduced budget could mean...[Read More]

Budget-Friendly Home Renovation Ideas

2 November

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]

Aussie households can save $450 by making energy switch

25 October

Australian households can pocket an extra $450 a year in energy bill savings by making the switch from gas power to electricity. As gas prices rise at almost double the rate of electricity, a Monash University report forecasts electrifying homes...[Read More]

Warning to protect homes and cars as hail season nears

25 October

Hailstorms are a leading cause of damage to vehicles and property but despite signs hail intensity is increasing, Australians are largely unprepared against the threat. The hail season typically runs from October through January, but less than one...[Read More]

Renovating your home to increase property values

19 October

The idea of renovating a home can stir a mix of emotions. The pleasure of envisaging a freshly painted lounge or a revamped kitchen battles against concerns over the costs, time, and effort required. Nonetheless, astute home renovations can not only...[Read More]

How you can help your child with buying their first home

12 October

In today’s economic climate, it’s increasingly common to help your child with their first home. In this article, we’re going to look at three options to help you do this. Why not take a look at the pros and cons of each and choose the one...[Read More]

Asia’s biggest battery will power Australian homes

11 October

More than one million Australian households will be powered by one of the world’s largest battery systems after the government approved a new renewable energy hub. The battery will be located in Melbourne suburb of Plumpton, where it will store...[Read More]

Work from home like a pro: Essential tips for setting up your home office

5 October

The advent of digital technology has transformed the business landscape, ushering in a new era where working from home is no longer a rarity but a common occurrence. This shift has necessitated the need for entrepreneurs to create conducive...[Read More]

Farm Succession Planning: Balancing Financial and Emotional Aspects for Generational Transition

28 September

The Challenge Facing Farm Owners  The complexity of farm succession planning extends beyond mere financial transactions. For farm owners, navigating the transition of a generational asset such as a farm is both an economic and emotional endeavour....[Read More]