Career

Don't starve for your art: how to fund a creative career

Christine Long Living the creative life is one filled with riches but rarely of the financial kind.

Plumbing, planning and the curse of knowledge

Catherine Robson It's probably OK to go through life without knowing much about washer sizes, but financial management is a skill that all adults need.

How to choose your first credit card

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Kate Jones Choosing your first credit card is equal parts daunting and exciting.

Should we use an inheritance to buy property in my spouse's name?

The Gold Coast – a sunny place for property people.

George Cochrane Financial expert George Cochrane answers readers' questions.

Why retirees need their adult children to buy insurance

Noel Whittaker Getting your adult children to take out sufficient insurance is an important and emotive matter, and one that is never over in a single conversation.

ASK NOEL

When one half of a couple has no interest in money matters

Noel Whittaker Financial expert Noel Whittaker answers readers' questions.

Is the government being fair here?

A reader asks how the government is able to

George Cochrane The government is quick to point out instances of "double dipping," so how can it get away with it?

Growing tribe of digital nomads works from anywhere

Amanda Cordner, 30, started her boutique marketing agency in order to be location independent.

Christine Long Amanda Cordner runs her boutique marketing agency from wherever she happens to be – currently Cairns.

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Retirement planning when the goal posts keep moving

Centrelink's assets test includes all assets, including boats.

George Cochrane Financial expert George Cochrane answers readers' questions.

ASK NOEL

Looking for a financial adviser? How to avoid the sharks

Noel Whittaker Financial expert Noel Whittaker answers readers' questions.

Redundancy survival guide – get what you're owed and prepare for reinvention

Adrian Boniciolli worked for Xerox for 10 years before being made redundant and starting his own business.

Alan Hartstein How to ensure your redundancy package is fair and make the money last while you reinvent yourself for the next job.

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ASK NOEL

Ask Noel: will my children pay tax on their inheritance?

Noel Whittaker Financial expert Noel Whittaker answers questions from readers.

ASK NOEL

Ask Noel: can I contribute to super at my age?

Make good financial plans for later in life.

Noel Whittaker Financial expert Noel Whittaker answers readers' questions.

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Is an investment property still tax deductible if it's vacant?

Noel Whittaker Financial expert Noel Whittaker answers readers' questions.

How to handle a lottery win or large inheritance

If you win the lottery, give it time to sink in before you make big decisions.

Sylvia Pennington Many people dream of a life-changing windfall, but stories are legion of lottery winners or inheritors who have squandered fortunes.

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MONEY BRAIN

What Mount Everest's Sherpas can teach us about money

Phurba Tashi in Jennifer Peedom's documentary about the 2014 Everest disaster, Sherpa.

Catherine Robson How many of us take time to consider how much money is enough?

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INSIGHT

Employment in the future: where will 'new economy' jobs come from?

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is a fan of modern technology and innovation.

Clancy Yeates There's probably more anxiety than usual about where future jobs will come from.

YOUR QUESTIONS

Your Questions: how much can we spend in retirement?

George Cochrane Financial expert George Cochrane answers questions from readers.

YOUR QUESTIONS

Your Questions: Can I claim my Australian pension overseas?

A reader wants to know what would happen to their Australian pension if they moved home to the UK.

George Cochrane Financial expert George Cochrane answers readers' questions.

RETIRE RIGHT

Retire Right: Is no work all it's cracked up to be?

Happiness in retirement is about making time for whatever your floats your boat.

Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon A happy retirement is not just about your finances, it's also about how you spend your time.

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