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22 January 2018 - Aussies Face Credit Card Debt after Christmas

Australia started 2018 with a collective credit card hangover, with national Christmas debt worth $29 billion according to an analysis of Reserve Bank data by Finder. On average, each person in the country racked up $1,727 worth of debt during December - more than many people are capable of paying back without generating interest. While most Aussies plan on paying of their credit card debt in three months or less, according to analysts, some people will take a year or more to wipe the slate clean.

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19 January 2018 - Crackdown on Foreign Buyers

The property market is set to change in Australia, with further price declines likely as state and federal governments initiate an aggressive crackdown on foreign investors. The Federal government has already introduced ownership caps and removed capital gains tax exemptions for overseas buyers, as NSW and Victorian state governments start their own initiatives in an effort to stop unsustainable price growth. The crackdown will mostly affect Chinese investors, who are also facing moves by their own government to prevent money flowing offshore.

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15 January 2018 - Work from Home Trends in 2018

Working from home is having a moment, with the number of telecommuting and freelance workers increasing dramatically over the last few years. There are many reasons for this increase, including access to faster telecommunications networks, more flexible working conditions, changing family dynamics, and cities choked with traffic. As workers across the Western world increasingly look to forgo traditional job sites in favour of virtual desks, let's take a look at some of the trends to look out for in 2018.

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12 January 2018 - How to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

New Year's resolutions are notoriously difficult to keep, with unrealised goals often leading to feelings of guilt and shame as the months roll by. In order to avoid this cycle of failure and regret, it's important to take a long hard look at your life and come up with a realistic plan that matches your intentions with the outcomes you desire. Imagination plays an important role in this process, both in setting your goals and in working out the specific changes necessary to create the life you want.

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08 January 2018 - World's Most Expensive Alcohol

Alcoholic beverages are widely appreciated, having been consumed across the world throughout history for religious and recreational reasons. While most of us are content drinking inexpensive beer and wine products made for the masses, a wide variety of luxury alcohol is also available for those who can afford it. From rare bottles of wine and whisky through to extravagant cocktails with matching price tags, let's take a look at the world's most expensive alcohol products and take a sneak peak at how the other half live.

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