Money

Sacrificing love for money

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

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Sacrificing love for money

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

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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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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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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.

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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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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.

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.

Anyone can be a life coach

Anyone can be a life coach, so is it time to ask: who is really coaching you?

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Sandy Smith In Australia life coaching is unregulated. Anyone can set themselves up as a life coach and charge hefty fees for trying to help people achieve goals or desires in their personal or professional...

How loom bands became a schoolyard craze

Loom bands, which can be constructed in an almost endless series of colours and patterns, have been embraced by both girls and boys.

Craig Mathieson The simplest way to determine if someone has a student attending primary school in their life is to mention two words: loom bands.

Alter adrenaline egos

Corporates step out of the office and into experience

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Seemingly straitlaced corporates relish their adventure time and collecting experiences rather than things.

Fibre may help gut microbes boost immune system and reduce allergies and diabetes

Paula Goodyer There’s a new story emerging about the value of eating fibre-rich foods, and it’s got nothing to do with constipation.

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.

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...

DIY wedding day

Cassy Small A growing number of brides are opting to pick up the hot glue gun as they prepare for their special day.

Virtually yours

Players aplenty in dating game

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Joanne Brookfield Matchmaking has become a big business.

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Why are single men so scared of love?

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Katherine Feeney When it comes to finding someone to love, why are we hiding behind our machines? And is this cowardly, or clever? Have we evolved, or devolved, socially speaking?

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Kiss goodbye: Have we forgotten how great a pash can be?

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Katherine Feeney Somewhere between watching 20 strangers kissing for the first time, and writing The Kiss into my scarily-soon-to-be wedding ceremony, I realised something: We don’t give the kiss enough lip service.

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