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Money can't buy happiness – or can it?
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Opinion

Money can't buy happiness – or can it?

If we really believe money can’t buy happiness, why do so many people buy lottery tickets?

  • by Paul Benson

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The 'money story' you learn from parents shapes your financial future
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Opinion

The 'money story' you learn from parents shapes your financial future

What money story did you learn from your parents and how does that differ to your money story as an adult?

  • by Melissa Browne
The pay rise that would tempt professional freelancers back to the 9-5
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The pay rise that would tempt professional freelancers back to the 9-5

Most professional freelancers would require a pay rise of at least $50,000 to consider giving up the freedom and flexibility of self-employment.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Happiness at work trumps money for most Australians
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Analysis

Happiness at work trumps money for most Australians

What is more important to you at work: happiness or money? Or, why not both?

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Money really does lead to a more satisfying life
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Money really does lead to a more satisfying life

New research is certain to feed a long-running debate about the role that personal finances play in shaping subjective well-being.

  • by Justin Wolfers
Why you shouldn't save your tax refund this year
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Opinion

Why you shouldn't save your tax refund this year

You might as well stick it under the nearest mattress, so low have deposit rates plunged.

  • by Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon
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Think and Grow Rich revisited
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Think and Grow Rich revisited

First published in 1937, Think and Grow Rich is one of the most widely read self-help books of all time.

  • by Catherine Robson
Why 'mindfulness' matters for money management
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Opinion

Why 'mindfulness' matters for money management

When we feel financially empowered, we feel less stressed.

  • by Melissa Browne
'Culture of secrecy has muted us all': Why we should talk about money
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Opinion

'Culture of secrecy has muted us all': Why we should talk about money

Even though many of us spend our lives obsessed with the pursuit of money, most of us don’t talk about it.

  • by Marcus Padley
'Retreat to go forward': Four money lessons from tai chi
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Opinion

'Retreat to go forward': Four money lessons from tai chi

We often want to look for the next financial win, but pausing to ensure your entire financial house is in order builds more sustainable wealth.

  • by Catherine Robson
'Grief is like guerrilla warfare': selling your home after bereavement
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'Grief is like guerrilla warfare': selling your home after bereavement

It’s often said that you shouldn’t let emotions get in the way of financial decisions, but it’s seldom that easy.

  • by Bianca Hartge-Hazelman