Michelle Hutchison Newcomers to Australia say finding work is the most difficult part about living here.
Clancy Yeates There are few clearer signs of Australia's patchy economy than the labour market.
Christine Long Nobody likes to be a whinger. But when bad things happen you have to be able to complain - and get results.
George Cochrane What would Centrelink's reaction be if we gave or loaned money to relatives. How much would it affect our pension?
Barbara Drury Singletons are on the rise. But there's a financial downside to independence. Follow these tips to avoid the poverty trap later in life.
John Collett Retirees are living longer than ever, yet many have their retirement saving plans derailed by unplanned redundancy or illness.
George Cochrane The goal is a retirement unit, but the money keeps going elsewhere. What's the best plan?
Christine Long How can investors improve their chances of getting a valuation that lets them buy what they want?
TIP OF THE WEEK
Catherine Robson Cash flow is key to a good business but in our private lives many of us have little idea about where our money goes.
Emily Chantiri Could you retire in your 50s? You'll have to be disciplined.
John Collett Seek and thou shalt find, though you do need to be extra diligent given the flawed history of the sector.
TIP OF THE WEEK
Alex Berlee Redundancy is something many of us can expect to face. Getting your finances under control will help reduce the stress on you and your family.
PLANNING FOR CHANGE
Christine Long If you know some important changes are just around the corner, it pays to get your finances in order first.
David Wilson On paper, it seems ridiculous. You send some money via electronic banking and the transaction apparently goes into limbo.
Tom Chivers The Germans have proposed an ''anti-stress'' law that would ban work emails after hours.
Sylvia Pennington Getting away from abusive situations is hard, getting back on your feet financially can be harder still.
Barbara Drury If your finances are a blur and you experience constant pain in your hip pocket, then it's not a health check you need but a wealth check.
Melissa Browne Bad eating patterns can be hard to break. The same is true of the way we spend and save.
Kate Jones It's the morbid conversation no one wants to have, the plan no one wants to make.
George Cochrane They are in good health, but obviously at their age, anything can happen.