Work & Career

How money changes your brain, behaviour and beliefs

Caitlin Fitzsimmons Cyndi Lauper sang Money Changes Everything. It turns out she was right.

How to put a financial windfall to good use

Receiving a windfall can leave us confused about how to make best use of the money.

John Collett Receiving a financial windfall can leave most of us in a pickle on what to do with the money.

Why fixing the pay gap is easy if you try

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Georgina Dent How can something as seemingly intractable, stubborn, complex and multifaceted as the pay gap be fixed?

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The reason for the focus on home care for the elderly

Noel Whittaker Have you noticed that all the talk about aged care at the moment is focused on home care?

Focusing on money basics can allow you to become exceptional

Melissa Browne I see many people who tell me how unlucky they are when it comes to their finances.

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15 things to do by 30 to create a better life after 60

Young adults can do things now that will improve their financial future

John Collett Your 20s are the time to set in place some basics that will help set you up for a brighter financial future.

How the Girl Guides are tackling financial inequality

Girl Guides learning financial literacy through the Guide Your Money program.

Nina Hendy The Girl Guides are launching a new set of financial literacy programs for girls and young women.

Why women and men need to negotiate pay rises differently

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Georgina Dent The trick to closing the gender pay gap is not for women to simply ask for more.

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Carpe diem: why I worry about readers asking when they should retire

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Caitlin Fitzsimmons The boring choice isn't always the best choice.

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Why everyone needs a will, especially parents

Orphaned children may have a loving extended family but if their parents don't nominate a testamentary guardian, it becomes a matter for the family court.

Caitlin Fitzsimmons One of the biggest reasons parents need a will has nothing to do with who gets their money if they die.

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Smart money moves for flatmates to avoid share-house hell

Marrickville flatmates Arlo Alexander-Meylan, Harry Gregg, Nikita Podlasov, Tom Grimes and Isaac Ewald filled their share house with furniture collected at curbside pickup and transported home on their skateboards.

Christine Long Top priority – make sure you know your legal responsibilities when moving into a share house.

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The four stages of love - and money

Mark Bouris With Valentine's Day coming up it's a good time to think about love and money, and how to marry the two together.

Women playing footy? It's for love, not money

Georgina Dent If you had to give up some of your income to do something else that you loved, would you?

Clock ticks on $1 million super deadline

Only five months to go before super contributions caps are lowered

John Collett It's the $1 million opportunity – the last hurrah to get a lot of money inside super and take advantage of super's concessional tax rates before July 1 this year.

New year, new me? Bollocks to that!

Melissa Browne Real change takes work, not just good intentions and a dash of hope.

'Covert violence': The hidden cost of financial abuse

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Georgina Dent More than 15 per cent of women and 7 per cent of men have experienced economic abuse in their lifetimes, research shows.

We can all do more to close gender pay gap

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Mark Bouris Most Australians would be aware that there is a problem with gender and money. Or, more specifically, inequalities between men and women when it comes to both spending and earning.

How good policy can help women in retirement

Flexible work enables employees to juggle careers and parenthood.

Sarah Saunders How do women balance work and family and, at the end of it, still have enough to retire on, asks Sarah Saunders.

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International Women's Day: snapshot of Australian women's financial wellbeing

Lesley Anton has made a career change into real estate.

Bianca Hartge-Hazelman Lesley Anton has traded life as a corporate high-flyer for showing open homes on Sydney’s upper north shore, and she is right on trend for Australian women.

How smart spending habits can help you find more time

Catherine Robson Everyone gets one 1440 minutes in a day, but are your spending habits draining your time?

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