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How much the average Aussie your age has in savings

How much the average Aussie your age has in savings

The average Australian has $28,426 in savings, but that varies greatly depending on age and gender, according to the latest figures. Australians aged 56 to 74 have the most money sitting in their savings, with an average of $40,463 to their name, Finder data has revealed. At the other end of the spectrum, Australians aged eight…
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The 1 most important skill in 2021 and how to master it

The #1 most important skill in 2021 and how to master it

During some of the most difficult moments of the past 12 months, there’s been one leadership trait that’s outshone others over and over again. Empathy. We saw it in some of the leaders who best responded to COVID-19 in their countries, including Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in New Zealand and Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen. These were the…
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How to be a Chief Executive Problem Solver

How to be a Chief Executive Problem-Solver

Problem solving may not be on your ambitions list when it comes to your career, most of us would rather avoid the problems in the first place and get on with what we might deem more productive work. But productivity is only as good as your abilities to resolve or outsource the issues that emerge.…
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5 property hotspots to boom from tradie influx

5 property hotspots to boom from tradie influx

A handful of locations across Australia will see property prices boom as major construction and infrastructure projects kick off. As part of the 2020-21 Federal Budget, the Morrison Government has dedicated $110 billion to infrastructure projects over the next decade as part of its drive to create jobs and lift the country out of recession.…
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Elderly womans 10 million surprise for neighbours

Elderly woman’s $10 million surprise for neighbours

An elderly German woman who died in late 2019 has bequeathed her entire $10 million stock and property portfolio to her community in a shock move. Renate Wedel died at 81 after living in the Weiperfelden district of Waldsolms in Hesse since 1975 with her stockbroker husband, Alfred, who died in 2014 at 88. Following…
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7 ways your job will be totally different in 2021

7 ways your job will be totally different in 2021

If you worked in an office 9-to-5, five days a week before Covid-19 hit, you’re probably working from home most days now. You can also be fairly confident your next job won’t demand you go in five days a week. Instead, experts expect the new ‘normal’ will be a ‘hybrid’ work model, in which employees…
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What makes men and women different on money

What makes men and women different on money

“Ask for what you want, and what you think you deserve.” That’s the advice to women on pay, money and career from star fund manager Olivia Engel. Engel, who moved from Sydney to Boston in 2017, is the chief investment officer at Active Quant at State Street Global Advisors – the same major financial institution behind the…
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Future self continuity Preparing for the future

Future self-continuity: Preparing for the future

Is your present self aligned with your future self? Although, this question may seem a little philosophical, it’s an important one to consider, as it may prompt you to evaluate whether you are engaged with not only your existing financial situation, but also your proposed financial situation in the future and the relationship between the two.…
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The Aussie jobs that will boom under a Biden America

The Aussie jobs that will boom under a Biden America

Australians working in the renewables, export, innovation and defence industries will be beneficiaries of an America under President-elect Joe Biden’s leadership, experts have said. Though Biden won’t be moving into the White House until 20 January, the Democrat victory means a number of decisive policy shifts, according to US Studies Centre senior research fellow Jared…
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