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Entering aged care – 5 key questions

Entering aged care – 5 key questions

The emotional and financial upheaval of moving a family member into residential aged care is a daunting experience. As well as requiring Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) approval, there is a maze of regulations, entitlements and Centrelink assessments you’ll need to...

Are you getting ready for Tax Time

Are you getting ready for Tax Time

Are you getting ready to see your accountant for tax time? Here’s a few handy tips to make your life easier. Despite the fact we are all moving toward a paperless environment, with cloud technology, mobile phone aps and online lodgement of tax returns you still need a...

How early super withdrawals add up

How early super withdrawals add up

15 April 2020 | Retirement and superannuation / Inna Zorina – Senior Investment Strategist Investment Strategy Group The coronavirus pandemic is having profound effects on Australian families, communities, businesses, the financial markets and the global economy. Many...

Scary Markets

Scary Markets

It has been a very bad week for the share markets this week, at the moment the world is coming to grips with this new virus, and the economic impact it is having. At the moment this is unknown so the markets are reacting very negatively to this. The spread of the...

Tax Time

Are you getting ready to see your accountant for tax time? Here’s a few handy tips to make your life easier, as well as mine! Despite the fact we are all moving toward a paperless environment, with cloud technology, mobile phone aps and online lodgement of tax returns...

Think of This

I sat down to reflect on a long day, after a long week, and its only Wednesday. Whilst contemplating markets, I went through one of the newspapers from yesterday. I had to put it down after 10 minutes, the headlines were all so negative. "Qantas cancels flights over...

Be Prepared

It takes a few years for unhealthy behaviours to catch up with you. That's why its a good idea to be aware of what lies ahead and to make the changes now that will lead to good health down the track. The state of your health lies partly in your genes. If your father...

Get Real

Get Real

Ask any Tom, Dick or Harry. Hell take his car for a service make sure everything works the way it should, but he wont take the same trouble for his own health. Its a well known fact that men are slack about getting themselves checked out, and most of them wait until they are really sick before they go for a check up or for tests. If they went earlier they out how to stop little problems turning into big problems.

GET THIS:
The life expectancy for men is five years less than it is for women, and chronic conditions like obesity, heart disease, cancer, and diabetes occur more frequently in men.
Women could teach men a thing or two about the importance of health checks. Not only are they far more likely to go for regular check ups and tests, but they’re also more likely to pay attention to preventative health messages and do what it takes to improve their health. For example, women are less likely than men to eat foods high in fat and they’re likely to keep on exercising after the age of 35.
Don’t wait until you feel crook to go for a check-up. Treat yourself the way you’d treat your car – book yourself in for a regular service!

“She’ll be right, Mate,” An easy guide to men’s health pg. 8-9

Quick tips to improve your physical health

Quick tips to improve your physical health

Take the stairs as often as possible It seems like a no-brainer, but we are often in such a rush we jump in the elevator without thinking. The stairs may take an extra few minutes but you will be getting your workout without even having to go to the gym. If you have...

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