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Private health premiums set to rise

private health premiums

Health Minister Greg Hunt wants health insurers to deliver the lowest premium rise in more than 15 years but families could still have to pay $200 a year more.

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Where to buy into the property market in 2018

property market

With crystal ball gazing property trends in 2018, Mozo property expert, Steve Jovcevski, expects prices to further cool in the major housing market of Sydney, while Melbourne will enjoy a spike in property value. Brisbane houses should slowly increase while Hobart will continue to be the star performer. Read more about each city…

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Thousands of superannuation options leaving consumers bewildered, survey reveals

superannuation

Banks are overloading consumers with choice, and the public believes the banks have a track record of offering numerous financial products, including superannuation, designed to make it hard to assess which is right for them, a new survey finds.

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Insured breast cancer patients worse off, report finds

breast cancer

Breast cancer patients with private health insurance appear to be financially worse off compared to those who rely on Medicare, a report has found.

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Super and retirement incomes at stake in the gig economy?

gig economy

The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) today released a discussion paper on the changing nature of work and the implications of this for Australian workers, including their superannuation.

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The Silver Economy – The rise of the Seniorpreneur

silver economy

With the flourishing ‘ silver economy ’ proving it’s never too late to start a business or pursue your passions – there has been no better time to take a leap of faith into a new business and become a Seniorpreneur writes Dr Alex Maritz.

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Don’t be the next scam victim

scam

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is urging all Australians to keep their personal information secure and to report any suspicious activity immediately this tax time.

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Think beyond selfies to tackle child slavery: Rachel Griffiths

rachel griffiths

Hollywood star Rachel Griffiths says Aussies need to think past selfies when volunteering at overseas orphanages and consider if the children are benefiting.

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Dr Chris Brown is prescribing pet ownership to the government

Dr Chris Brown

Pet owners are saving the healthcare system $2 billion dollars a year according to new statistics. On the back of this new data, and to help relieve the pain of ballooning healthcare budgets, well known veterinarian Dr Chris Brown is prescribing pets to Federal and State governments.

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80% of retirees will be stuffed, not just women!

superannuation

According to new research, most women will be stuffed in retirement because superannuation sells them short. The bad news is that it is not just women, it’s men too, writes Gary Stone.

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