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Recession 2020 Everything you need to know

Recession 2020: Everything you need to know

It’s been a tough year for economies worldwide as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc causing businesses to shut down, mass unemployment, spending to drop and our economic financials to deteriorate. Here is everything you need to know about the coronavirus recession, what it will look like and how long it’ll last. What is…
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Post Covid jobs The 8 industries hiring again

Post-Covid jobs: The 8 industries hiring again

Covid-19 has had a crushing effect on our jobs market. In fact, over half a million jobs have been lost from February to August before the start of all this chaos, according to analysis of ABS data in the Finder Jobs Market August 2020 report. But not every industry has suffered during these six months:…
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The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme PBS

The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)

According to a recent report produced by the Government’s Australian Institute of Health and Welfare*, Australians are living longer—with more of those years lived in good health. However, the report also noted that there are areas where improvement can be made. For example, it’s estimated that in 2017-18, almost half of us had one or more chronic conditions. Some…
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Long lasting scars IMFs dire warning about the global economy

‘Long-lasting scars’: IMF’s dire warning about the global economy

Under normal circumstances, the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) job is to monitor global and national economic developments and promote economic stability and growth. During the global pandemic, however, the organisation’s efforts have turned to helping countries manage the crisis and lessen the impact of the global recession. But in a recent communiqué, an IMF panel of…
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The different types of powers of attorney

The different types of powers of attorney

For some of us, in terms of estate planning and the management of our affairs, our main focus can often be on drafting a will—and putting arrangements in place for assets (e.g. super) that may not be covered by our will. These matters primarily centre on how we would like our affairs managed in the event of our…
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Cruel 18 7 million Aussie taxpayers warned of fake myGov tax refund

‘Cruel’: 18.7 million Aussie taxpayers warned of fake myGov tax refund

Nearly 19 million Australians have been warned about a scam email that appears to be sent from myGov, but is designed to steal taxpayers’ private details. Email security service MailGuard issued an alert on the phishing email, warning that the scam is particularly dangerous as myGov is an access portal to other benefits like Medicare,…
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2020 Budget The ‘COVID 19 Recovery proposed measures

2020 Budget: The ‘COVID-19 Recovery’ proposed measures

The Federal Budget is an annual document created by the Government, which serves to outline the economic and fiscal outlook for Australia. It includes expenditure and revenue estimates for the current financial year, the budget year and three forward financial years. In previous years, the Budget has traditionally been delivered in May, though due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was delayed…
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The 3 degrees that guarantee jobs and the ones that don’t

The 3 degrees that guarantee jobs – and the ones that don’t

Students who complete a medicine, pharmacy or engineering degree are most likely to get hired after graduating, and one particular university trumps others for job outcomes, new data reveals. According to the 2020 Graduate Outcomes Survey, 97.3 per cent of medicine undergraduates in 2017 found work in their field within three years. This is followed closely…
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The secrets to a healthy work life balance

The secrets to a healthy work-life balance

Work-life balance means different things to different people and for many of us it no longer means working nine to five. Due to technology and social media, the boundaries are blurring between work and home and it’s becoming hard to separate work and non-work. There are many good reasons as to why you should improve…
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