Lifestyle

Excited about what you’re doing?

Excited about what you’re doing?

 I’ve been thinking a lot about what I’m doing lately, and asking myself an important question: do I like what I’m doing? Am I motivated by what I’m doing? What’s driving my current goals, what I need to do or what I WANT to do? These are the types of questions we...
Something For A Rainy Day

Something For A Rainy Day

  You don’t have to look very far in the financial world before you find a host of advice demanding you keep an emergency fund. This fund is meant to cover everything unexpected, from car repairs to bill maintenance when you lose hours at work, or get a pay cut....
Live smart, live savvy!

Live smart, live savvy!

A lot of us doing research right now are out for the same thing, we want to live savvy. Being savvy happens when we take smart advice and apply it, it’s just that simple. So how do you live savvy? Follow some basic principles and tips and you’ll be well on your way....

Home and Content Insurance

  When a disaster strikes your home, the right home insurance policy will help you to pick up the pieces and rebuild. Home insurance covers the costs caused by any loss or damage to the home you own. With so many home insurance covers available, choosing the right...

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...

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...

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...

Cruising on a budget

  Taking a cruise is a wonderful experience, but it can be quite costly. We’ve assembled a list of tips to help you get the best possible deal on your getaway, and avoid breaking the bank. 1. Spontaneity pays off! Sometimes those last minute instincts to take a...

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...