For just $100 you can now undergo genetic testing for conditions including early onset Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s and BRCA breast cancer. But should you be obligated to tell your insurer the results?
Susan has been a finance journalist for more than 30 years, beginning at the Australian Financial Review before moving to the Sydney Morning Herald. She edited a superannuation magazine, Superfunds, for the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia, and writes regularly on superannuation and managed funds. She’s also author of the best-selling book Women and Money.
Mothers taking a break work, Australians employed overseas, part-time workers, and the self-employed could all be affected by the changes to super that kick in on July 1.
These entrepreneurial Aussie kids who have been in business from as young as five will make you wonder what you’ve been doing with your life.
It’s been around since 1985 but few Australian pensioners have taken up the Pension Loans Scheme, which allows them to unlock money tied up in their homes to help pay for day-to-day expenses.
Most Australians have insurance through super to cover them in times of illness until they can return to work. But what about mental illness, when returning to work can exacerbate depression and anxiety?
A third of rewards card holders say that instead of bringing rewards, their card cost them money to maintain.
With the Coalition’s promised tax cuts unlikely to start on July 1, can Australians look forward to any joy when it comes to tax? These changes might help.
The Australian sharemarket typically rallies after a federal election if you analyse the results of the last 23 elections. But which sectors do the best?
Nervous about Labor’s policy to remove the refund of excess franking credits? There is a way to keep all your franking credits.
If Labor wins Saturday’s election, you won’t be allowed to contribute as much to your super fund as you can now under the Coalition government.