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The three LinkedIn courses everyone is learning right now

The three LinkedIn courses everyone is learning right now

The global pandemic has seen a surge in online learning as people search for ways to up-skill and stay competitive in the job market once the crisis passes – and it looks like Aussies are wanting to know what the secrets to success are. New data from LinkedIn Learning reveals that the most-viewed course during…
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COVID19 economic response Businesses

COVID-19 economic response: Businesses

As it stands, in terms of COVID-19*, globally, there has been a reported 1,273,990 cases, 69,444 deaths, and 260,247 recoveries. And, domestically, there has been a reported 5,687 cases, 35 deaths, and 757 recoveries.   While COVID-19 is first and foremost a public health issue, clear economic and financial issues have emerged. In response to this,…
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COVID19 economic response Individuals and households

COVID-19 economic response: Individuals and households

As it stands, in terms of COVID-19*, globally, there has been a reported 1,273,990 cases, 69,444 deaths, and 260,247 recoveries. And, domestically, there has been a reported 5,687 cases, 35 deaths, and 757 recoveries.   While COVID-19 is first and foremost a public health issue, clear economic and financial issues have emerged. In response to this, the Government…
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5 Tips for Balancing Work and Homeschooling

Productivity tips for parents working at home with kids

The coronavirus pandemic has left many people struggling with the sudden shift to remote work. For parents, productivity has likely taken a major hit, especially for those who have chosen to pull their children out of school. But getting work done – at home – isn’t impossible with a few tricks up your sleeve. we asked a…
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Hostplus balanced fund left behind by Scott Papes index option

Hostplus’ balanced fund left behind by Scott Pape’s index option

The low-cost index-tracking options offered by some superannuation funds have significantly outpaced the returns of the default “balanced” options in the past four weeks, as sharemarkets have mounted a recovery. Since March 23, the Hostplus index balanced option has gained 8.9 per cent, based on publicly disclosed unit prices, while the default balanced fund has…
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The app that tells you the number of coronavirus cases in your postcode

The app that tells you the number of Covid-19 cases in your postcode

As the number of coronavirus cases in Australia climbs to nearly 6,000, the NSW Government has made an addition to its Service NSW app that reveals the number of cases according to postcode. The app shows you the number of people that have been tested and cleared in your local area, and also tells you…
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How Aussie businesses are helping you get through the virus crisis

How Aussie businesses are helping you get through the virus crisis

Australia is currently in crisis mode. To rescue Australia from the worst of an inevitable economic downturn, the federal government is putting together the final touches on its second stimulus package little over a week after announcing its first one. Just yesterday, the Reserve Bank announced its $100 billion policy measures designed to keep the…
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How The Economic Machine Works by Ray Dalio

How The Economic Machine Works by Ray Dalio

Created by Ray Dalio this simple but not simplistic and easy to follow 30 minutes, animated video answers the question, “How does the economy really work?” Based on Dalio’s practical template for understanding the economy, which he developed over the course of his career, the video breaks down economic concepts like credit, deficits and interest…
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Step by step guide How to claim your $550 coronavirus cash

Step by step guide: How to claim your $550 coronavirus cash

If you’re eligible for the $550 Coronavirus Supplement promised by the Morrison government, you may be wondering how you can actually access the cash. Thousands of Australians have struggled to access the Morrison government’s promised $550 Coronavirus Supplement, with queues outside Centrelink offices hours-long and myGov buckling under the strain. Here’s what you should do if you’re one of many…
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