Lifestyle

Having just taken a trip with the family to Vietnam, I thought now is a better time than ever to write to you about an issue that almost all of us have had to consider when travelling overseas. Credit cards are part of our everyday lives....

The following article comes off the back of a fascinating podcast by the Freakonomics author Stephen Dubner. A full link to the podcast is provided at the end. Generally speaking, it is believed that diamonds are rare. In fact, within the US, diamonds are the second-most-common...

It’s a widely accepted fact that Australians love a good renovation. In recent times, it has become increasingly popular with the introduction of TV reality shows such as Channel 9’s The Block and Channel 7’s House Rules, attracting millions of viewers. My own experience renovating my...

Each new generation will treat money differently to the last, but children of the 21st Century certainly have many more uses for money than those of the last century. Not all that long ago a bike or Barbie doll was a 5-year-old’s gift of choice;...

We all have a vision of our perfect retirement. But whether it’s travelling around the country in a luxurious motor home, playing golf every day or spending more time with the grandkids, how do you accumulate enough to pay for your golden years? How much do...

I was in Koh Samui, Thailand over the school holidays with my family. We had a great trip; weather was good, people were amazing, sea water was warm was and the kids were entertained. However, I made two elementary mistakes with how I accessed my...