Brisbane News

Tue 18 Sep 2018

The numbers are in: We are saving more as we age

The numbers are in: We are saving more as we age

MOVING from work into retirement is one of the most stressful financial stages in life, but it may surprise you to learn that the older we get the more we save.

Free guide to help with safeguarding grandkids

Free guide to help with safeguarding grandkids

ALL children can benefit from adults that care about them and this booklet is a practical guide to help grandparent carers make a positive difference.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Proceed with caution with home equity borrowing

Proceed with caution with home equity borrowing

AUSTRALIA'S over-65s collectively have $500 billion in home equity, and a reverse mortgage can seem an attractive way to pocket a bit of extra cash.

Sat 15 Sep 2018

It’s a fertile time for allergies

It’s a fertile time for allergies

SPRING brings new life in the garden and with it runny noses, irritable eyes and even itchy ears.

Put your exercise shoes on this spring

Put your exercise shoes on this spring

THERE are few barriers to living a good life and being physically active if you follow some simple guidelines.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

Run away at Christmas to luxurious Bali and beyond

Run away at Christmas to luxurious Bali and beyond

TAKE Christmas off this year and head off to live it up on an luxurious holiday which includes a brief visit to Bali.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Positive Aged Care changes ahead leaving bad times behind

Positive Aged Care changes ahead leaving bad times behind

THERE are several important and welcome Aged Care changes afoot for venues and the workforce.

Going pink in your SMSF has its limitations

Going pink in your SMSF has its limitations

IT’s an interesting idea – diversifying a self-managed super fund to include collectibles such as jewellery, but is it possible?

What to do if someone says no to R U OK?

What to do if someone says no to R U OK?

TODAY"S R U OK Day encourages all of us to check in with others to see if they’re OK.

Famous Birthdays: Sam Neill

Famous Birthdays: Sam Neill

NIGEL John Dermot Neill DCNZM OBE, known professionally as Sam Neill, was born on September 14, 1947.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Primary student punished for boycotting national anthem

Primary student punished for boycotting national anthem

A NINE-year-old girl has been threatened with suspension and given detention because she refuses to stand for the national anthem.

A short summer adventure of a very different kind

A short summer adventure of a very different kind

FOR the bluewater sailor or someone who dreams of being one, True North cruises is offering the chance for guests to embark on a unique ocean experience.

Dementia friendly pharmacies soon in Queensland

Dementia friendly pharmacies soon in Queensland

SPECIALISED training to better manage pharmacy clients with dementia will soon be introduced in Queensland for pharmacists and pharmacy staff.

Time to change the way you store your car keys

Time to change the way you store your car keys

DON'T assume that living in a retirement village means your car will be safe from thieves.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

5 reasons to get asparagus on your spring plate

5 reasons to get asparagus on your spring plate

CRISP, delicious and in season Australian asparagus has plenty of health benefits to add to their taste and recipe versatility.

Governor gives back to the country that gave him a fair-go

Governor gives back to the country that gave him a fair-go

G'day mate! Welcome to Australia. The shouted greeting wasn't anything like what Hieu Van Le and his wife Lan expected to hear when they fearfully arrived here.

Who will manage my super fund when I can't?

Who will manage my super fund when I can't?

THERE are two most common questions I am asked by my SMSF clients who are concerned about their superannuation when they can no longer manage it.

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Retirement hits new highs at Aveo Newstead

Retirement hits new highs at Aveo Newstead

LOVERS of city living may never need to leave the hustle and bustle behind with the launch of Aveo Newstead's integrated retirement community in Newstead

Navigating the hike in home loan rates

Navigating the hike in home loan rates

IT'S been a long time since I've looked at the issue of rising home loan interest rates.

Artists capture jewels in the landscape for new exhibition

Artists capture jewels in the landscape for new exhibition

IMAGINE walking along the sand, water lapping at your feet while the sun shines across Stradbroke Island. Now imagine having that picture as an eternal memento.

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