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Just the beginning The bizarre 325m NFT craze sweeping Australia

‘Just the beginning’: The bizarre $325m NFT craze sweeping Australia

There’s a new craze sweeping the world and it’s quickly becoming synonymous with a new generation of investors who emerged when much of the world was stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic. That’s right: non-fungible tokens, or better known as NFTs. NFTs (pronounced “nifty”) offer a way to buy, sell and track pieces of digital…
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War for talent 70 of Aussies will score pay rise this year

‘War for talent’: 70% of Aussies will score pay rise this year

Seven in 10 Australian employees can expect a pay rise this year, with new data revealing that a majority of workplaces plan to award salary increases. Recruitment firm Robert Half’s Salary Guide 2021 report surveyed 300 hiring managers across Australia and found that 70 per cent of organisations plan to go ahead with wage rises in 2021.…
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Surprising truth about Afterpay and its rivals

Surprising truth about Afterpay and its rivals

The buy now, pay later industry has been named as one of the least profitable sectors in Australia by a leading research house. Afterpay, ZipPay and Openpay have become household names after buy now, pay later (BNPL) services surged in popularity. The industry is among one of the fastest-growing in Australia, with revenue expected to…
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A minimalist approach to personal finance

A minimalist approach to personal finance

At its heart, minimalism involves reviewing your priorities and removing excesses (e.g. possessions, ideas, relationships and activities) that don’t add value (e.g. meaning/happiness) to your life – allowing you to surround yourself (and, work towards) the things that do add value. In this somewhat direct, but rather thought-provoking video, Matt D’Avella shares how minimalism helped him with his personal…
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Should you quit your job before starting a side hustle

Should you quit your job before starting a side hustle?

Entrepreneurship is reaching a tipping point. It’s a wave that will overtake your career in one way or another in the next five years. Why? Because the internet leveled the playing field. You can learn anything, anytime, anywhere, at any pace, and you have instant access to unlimited resources. Let me say that again —…
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7 bold money making ideas 2020s most successful investor

7 ‘bold’ money-making ideas: 2020’s most successful investor

Bitcoin, electric vehicles, virtual reality technology, robots, self-driving taxis, 3D printing and multi-cancer screening: what do these things have in common? They’re some of the big bets that one of the world’s best money managers are throwing their weight behind in 2021. ARK Invest is a US asset management firm with one key difference: it…
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Closed minds and huge mistakes at the RBA are costing jobs Economist

Closed minds and huge mistakes at the RBA are costing jobs: Economist

The Reserve Bank of Australia has failed to meet its inflation and employment target for what will soon be a decade. It has a list of excuses a kilometre long why this is the case. In the appearance of RBA Governor Philip Lowe and his Deputy Guy Debelle before the House of Representatives Standing Committee…
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The Pandemic CEO Why COVID 19 changed who got the top job

‘The Pandemic CEO’: Why COVID-19 changed who got the top job

Global CEOs hired during the pandemic tended to have more C-suite experience, but this has come at the cost of female representation and diversity, new research has revealed. A recent report by executive recruitment firm Heidrick & Struggles (HSII) revealed chief executive appointments slowed down across four major economies during the pandemic, with fewer CEOs…
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Revealed The Bitcoin ‘Rich Listers

Revealed The Bitcoin ‘Rich Listers’

Bitcoin (BTC) has become a mainstay in the headlines lately, with Tesla recently announcing the world’s largest corporate purchase of the cryptocurrency, and DogeCoin becoming the most tweeted-about crypto in a single day, thanks to Elon Musk. But while some people are still familiarising themselves with the digital currency, dubbed “digital gold”, others are an old hat at investing…
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