Marriage & Divorce
Max Newnham How can you work out if your investments will provide for you sufficiently in retirement?
Nina Hendy Melbourne mother-of-five Nicole Avery knows a thing or two about budgeting. For many years her family relied on one income, forcing her to keep a tight rein on spending.
NOT DEAD YET
David Williams We might all live a lot longer than we've been led to believe - and will need to save more money as a result.
David Potts Wow, have I got a deal for you. How does a return of more than 20 per cent, taxed at only 15 per cent, sound?
Larissa Ham Property market players say an increasing number of women are striking out alone.
Sylvia Pennington Maternity leave cushions the drop to single income but having one party off work after it runs out can be a challenge.
Sylvia Pennington It's Mother's Day - a good time to weigh up the costs of a new mouth to feed.
Mark Bouris When couples retire they generally share their super. But what happens to the women whose marriages fail?
Lesley Parker Retirees have a ''sweet spot'' of about 10 years when they have both the energy and the financial resources to enjoy themselves, but increasingly these golden years are being spent changing nappies...
John Collett Latest government proposals are aimed at curtailing the tax breaks on super enjoyed by the well off.
Sylvia Pennington French authorities were shocked to uncover a real version of fairy tale hell this week.
David Potts The saying goes that you should ''sell in May and go away'' until October, when the prices of shares will be lower and you can buy them back.
As tax time looms closer, thoughts turn to the annual trip to the accountant, group certificate and shoebox of receipts in hand, and hopes high for a healthy refund or a bill that's not ruinous.
Kate Jones It might come as no surprise to animal lovers that Australians spend much more on their pets' health than their own.
Nina Hendy Leaving his job as a carpenter to launch his own business was supposed to set up Robin McKittrick and his family for life.
Mark Bouris We are pushing women away from super, especially if the system is forcing them to turn away or turn off completely. Half our population is disadvantaged by a supposedly universal system.
Sylvia Pennington Coping with illness is challenging enough, but it pays to prepare financially for potential difficulties.
Lena Bell When Peter Cordwell left his shoemaking business, the exit was unusual for two reasons: it was well planned; and the new owner, Jess Cameron-Wootten, is not a family member.
George Cochrane Is it true that after a certain age, you do not have to submit a tax return? George Cochrane answers your questions.
It is a question that has probably crossed the minds of many people in their mid-life years who have some spare cash.