Work

MIND OVER MONEY

Is it ethical to treat your children differently in your will?

Caitlin Fitzsimmons Disputes and ruffled feathers over inheritance are common, because it's nearly always about love and rejection as well as money.

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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PLAN AHEAD

Which iPhone 6s plan will work best for you?

The iPhone 6s goes on sale this Friday.

John Collett Use a lot of data? The telcos have a plan to suit you - and your new iPhone.

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Hard to get work in the 'lucky country'

Getting here is one thing, finding work to support a family is another.

Michelle Hutchison Newcomers to Australia say finding work is the most difficult part about living here.

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LAST REQUEST

Will wills still work as paper trail fades?

Web life: With people spending so much of their time online, it is worth considering what should happen to your digital assets and accounts after you die.

Emily Chantiri Most of us manage our personal finances online. It's very convenient for us, but how easy will it be for our executors?

THE MOTLEY FOOL

Six ways to make your money work as hard as you do

Money

Scott Phillips You've worked hard to earn it, so don't let your money put its feet up - give it a job to do.

PROBLEM SOLVING

How to make complaining work

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Christine Long Nobody likes to be a whinger. But when bad things happen you have to be able to complain - and get results.

INSIGHT

Economy struggling to generate enough work

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Clancy Yeates There are few clearer signs of Australia's patchy economy than the labour market.

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.

YOUR QUESTIONS

Your Questions: I'm retiring for ill health, help me budget

George Cochrane Financial expert George Cochrane answers readers' questions.

Treasury's top secret incoming government brief revealed...sort of

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Jessica Irvine Dear Malcolm, you've inherited an economic outlook as delicately balanced as your parliament. Here's what to expect.

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.

ASK NOEL

Ask Noel: how can I get started with options trading?

Noel Whittaker Financial expert Noel Whittaker answers readers' questions. Plus we have 10 copies of his book to give away.

ELECTION 2016

Election 2016: How the national vote will affect your finances

The outcome of the election could have a big effect on your hip pocket.

Leo D'Angelo Fisher That unsettling prickling sensation many of you will be feeling right now is just your hip-pocket nerve reacting as July 2 nears.

ASK NOEL

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

Noel Whittaker Financial expert Noel Whittaker answers readers' questions.

YOUR QUESTIONS

George Cochrane on aged care, retirement and granny flats

It's financially advantageous to rent out rather than sell your home when you go into aged care.

George Cochrane Financial expert George Cochrane answers readers' questions.

BOURIS ON MONEY

Super has a compulsory base, but it's the optional extras that count

Many people don't start planning for retirement until they reach their 50s.

Mark Bouris Don't leave it too late to build a retirement plan.

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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