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Life Insurance

  You trust no one but yourself when it comes to providing the security and a comfortable life for your loved ones but what if you are not around or suffering from a critical illness?Would you be happy with the knowledge that your family will be provided and cared for...

The Cheapest Shampoo and Conditioner

    These recipes have been around virtually since bicarbonate of soda was discovered! They really do work but they do take time for your hair and scalp to get used to so persevere for results. Once you have the mixtures to suit your hair you’ll never look back....

Your Bra Size

  To work out your correct bra size you will need to take two measurements (in Inches) Step 1. Your under-bust measurement (This determines your size; the 16 out of 16D) * With your bra on, measure around your body directly under your bust* If that measurement is an...

Curing Gout

  Gout is something that torments a significant portion of our population, but it can be treated. This article is going to overview a little bit about what causes gout, and how to treat it at home. Understanding the cause of gout Gout causes problems when the...

Aging at Home

  Aging is a natural part of life, but so is the desire for independence. Seniors tend to experience a mix of both, wanting to stay in their own homes while simultaneously needing a bit of extra care. Fear not, there are ways to make this happen. This article is going...

The kids have grown up…

So you’ve had the kids, you’ve had the pets, every one’s raised and moved on. You’re done with the long hours, your partner and you finally have time to reconnect, and the house is empty…and much larger than you need. So what’s the...

Making Retirement the Time of Your Life

  So the kids have moved out, you’ve got some grandkids, and finally it’s time to have a bit of time off of work. This can be a relaxing, easy going time in your life… but it doesn’t have to be! Not every one is ready for the settle down, take...

Saving on Health

When you’re looking to cut down on expenses, every little bit helps. From skipping that second coffee of the day to assessing current insurance coverage and holding garage sales, there’s a lot that you can do to cut down on your expenses. That being said,...

The Safety Net

Healthcare costs can really add up when you have more than one prescription. Many people don’t realise until it’s too late how much a family’s worth of prescriptions can add up to. That being said, there is assistance available. Safety Net is a catch...

Retire Overseas?

What are your retirement plans? Maybe take a vacation, try out a new place to live, maybe even change countries? According to Sell-up, Pack-up, and Take Off it has become an increasingly popular choice for Australians. The part fiction, part fact tale explains the...

Making Every Bit of Your Pension Count

  Pensions are the primary financial support for several members of our aging nation. While many are grateful for the support, it can also be difficult to make a pension cover all the necessary costs of living to care for oneself and one’s family. Costs of...

Keeping Your Aging Parents Safe

  As you move further into adulthood, a remarkable thing happens, your parents do too. And as your parents age, it’s important to balance their desire for independence with your desire for their safety. Aging brings a host of new concerns, from more risky falls...

Planning Superannuation – How much will I need?

  People are living longer and longer with recent advances of medicine. Our current life expectancies are 86 years (for men) and 89 (for women), and they’re only expected to rise. This is great news, and gives people a lot more time near the later years in life...

How Much Should I Save?

What should I be putting away? Savings are a critical element of financial health. Without savings, a single emergency could wipe you out, to say nothing of retirement. As we grow older, we naturally tend to work less, and our finances need to be prepared to support...

Making a Safe Home for your Aging parent

  As your parents age, it’s entirely possible that they’ll end up wanting to move in with you. When that happens, the question of safety arises. Dim lighting, steep stairs, or just having fixtures that are difficult to use can all make your house more...

Free Stuff Online

  Getting things for free always feels better than paying for them. But not every one knows where to look. That’s why we’ve assembled a list of some of the top places on the web to look for free items, from furniture to services and samples. FreeStuff...

Benefit Links

  Understanding Non-Government Support for Caring for the Elderly Caring for the elderly can be a challenge, but we are not without help. There are several agencies, both public and private, that work to improve the experience of the aging individual. This article is...

Are You Savouring Your Life?

    These days we have an abundance of luxuries, but I’ve found that excess actually decreases my enjoyment of life. Sure, we can get massive amounts of rich foods, feasting to our heart’s content, stuffing ourselves in alarming displays of gluttony … but is that...

A Happier You Tip

    It’s simply this: enjoy the habit. That might seem obvious to some of you, but you’d be surprised how many people try to force themselves to do things they don’t enjoy. They try to instill “discipline” because they think it’ll make them a better person or give...

A Fresh Start – Every Day

    “Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” ~ Buddha Every year, January brings renewed optimism for change, for a better life, for a better you. And that’s a wonderful thing. It’s wonderful, because this fresh start gives us a chance...