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The Lost Art of Conversation

When was the last time you had a lengthy chat to a friend over the phone or, rarer still, a decent face-to-face catch up? Remember spending time with a loved one making the most of precious hours having saved up every story, anecdote and interesting conversation starter up your sleeve? Nowadays the bulk of our relationships seem to be conducted via text.

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Life Insurance Inside Our Outside of Super

If you’ve got super, chances are you’ll have some default insurance included and the option to buy more at an attractive price. It’s a cost effective way to get a basic level of cover, but holding insurance inside super does have some downsides.

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How To Prepare For Climbing Interest Rates

Interest rates have been low for so long it’s tempting to think low rates are the new normal. So when the Reserve Bank suggests that a cash rate of 3.5 per cent is the new ‘neutral’, people take notice. Even the Prime Minister warned Australian householders to prepare for higher interest rates ahead.i

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The Risky Business of Cryptocurrency Investment

There’s an estimated US$ 100 billion worth of cryptocurrency floating around in cyberspace. In the real world, there’s a small but growing number of Bitcoin ATMs appearing in the world’s metropolises. Heavy hitters including Microsoft, Virgin Galactic and Expedia now accept Bitcoin as payment, in certain circumstances.

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Home Ownership in the Spotlight

It’s not only homeowners feeling the pinch. Rising house prices mean more of us are renting in the private market. Almost 25 percent of households are renting privately, up from 21 percent a decade ago; a further 4.2 percent are in public housing. This puts upward pressure on private rents and increases demand for public housing.

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