Money

Work, money leading cause of stress

Money and work are still the biggest worries keeping us up at night.

Sacrificing love for money

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Katherine Feeney ''Not tonight honey, I’m working.''

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Sacrificing love for money

Katherine Feeney All the striving for material success leaves little room for what really matters, writes Katherine Feeney.

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Money matters

Money can't buy happiness, but being happy pays

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Daniella Miletic Does being happy make you better off financially? After years of studying the influence money has on happiness, one Australian economist set out to examine the reverse.

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Raising kids for free: why I won't be spending money on my son in 2013

Kids' toys.

Hattie Garlick has resolved to strike a blow against 'kiddy consumerism' - and she's not alone.

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Short changed

Girls get less pocket money than boys

Kids chores: Bridget, 11 yrs and her brother Liam, 8.

Matt Wade The gender pay gap gets plenty of attention. But what about the pocket money gap? Just as men tend to get paid more than women, boys tend to get more pocket money than girls.

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Pregnancy power shift: money does the talking

Baby bonus has

Adele Horin WHEN a couple disagrees on whether to have a child or more children, the woman's wishes usually prevail.

Spinal steroid injections don't work, say experts

Back pain

Jill Margo Thousands of Australians with back pain are lining up for “a quick fix” that doesn’t work and can be risky.

More money than sense?

Flash, brash and crass - it's the Vulgarati

Petra Eccelstone and James Stunt.

Judith Woods Gold cars, swanky superyachts and bags of bling - the new breed of uberwealthy lack class, but do they care?

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Australian men's magazines are tired and dying

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Damien Murphy Zoo Weekly and its ilk are going the way of the dinosaurs and not just because of the internet.

The great escape

Positive psychology and the pursuit of the part-time passion

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MJ Angel Passions; those secret little desires and grandiose, escapist ideas that niggle us deep inside our bellies as we sit in our office or travel to work, taunting, teasing us with the promise of a better...

Fertility and fingerfood

'Egg freezing parties' tackle fertility issues in friendly atmosphere

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Nedahl Stelio Welcome to an egg-freezing party. Where women drink champagne, are educated on the science of freezing their eggs, and the offer of putting your fertility on hold is being openly discussed.

Misconception

Sarah Dingle who has been trying to find her genetic father who was a donor and all records from Royal North Shore Hospital have been destroyed.
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Who's the daddy? A sperm-donor daughter's quest to discover her real father.

Life and death

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Hannah Richell Last month my world changed forever when my husband, Matt Richell, was killed in a surfing accident at Bronte beach.

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UK court case

'Psychic' waiter gets his share of $1.8 million lottery win

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Rachel Clun After a battle in court, a British waiter has won a fight for half of the winnings from a lottery draw worth more than $1.8 million.

Bowing down to our animal overlords

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Larissa Nicholson Kathryn Walters does not go on holiday with her husband. Someone always needs to stay home with the pets.

Break out trend

Making a break for it: When you divorce because your friends have

If one or more of your friends have called it quits on their marriage, are you more likely to do so?

Nedahl Stelio Anthony Calva had been seriously contemplating whether to end his relationship for more than a year when one of his closest friends got divorced.

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The wealthy elite

Revealed: the biggest fears of the super-rich

John Bingham Rich fear their wealth could be depriving their children of drive and ambition, study finds.

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Mistress-keeping - an ancient right, or modern wrong?

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Katherine Feeney One of the most common complaints I have received over the seven years I've been writing this blog is that sex, after a while, dies.

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Taking the fun out of food

The Soylent revolution will not be pleasurable

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Farhad Manjoo I just spent more than a week experiencing Soylent, the most joyless new technology to hit the world since we first laid eyes on MS-DOS.