Are you stuck in a career-rut? Do you have a job that no longer inspires or delights you? Here is some inspiration from our wise friend Megan Dalla-Camina. By Megan Dalla-Camina. You have lost your inspiration If you are no longer inspired by your job or just flat out bored, then perhaps it’s time to look at what the next stage could bring. It’s important to not make this … [Read more...] about Stuck in a work rut or need a career change?
By Mary Jo McVeigh At Christmas we are often searching for the "right" ingredients - not only for the Christmas dinner but to find the "things" that keep our friends and family happy. These seasonal expectations can often put a lot of women under pressure. But geological wisdom shows us that diamonds are created under pressure, so an essential ingredient for a sparkling … [Read more...] about Resilience: how to sparkle under pressure
By Jean Hailes health writer Rhonda Garad If I were to ask you what health condition women are most affected by, what would your response be? Breast cancer? Ovarian cancer? The answer may surprise you. Women are affected by heart disease more than any other condition – across all ages, not just in our older years. About 29 women die every day from heart disease in … [Read more...] about Women and heart disease
Whether they saw it coming or not, divorce usually ranks as one of the most devastating events in a person’s life. For women who are within 10 or 20 years of retirement, it can be an especially cruel blow. When you’re dealing with the emotional fallout of saying goodbye to the person you once promised to spend your life with, having to also manage the finances can be … [Read more...] about Bouncing back financially from divorce
For most families, aged care is not an easy topic to broach. We like to assume our parents or grandparents will be able to stay in their home happily ever after, or maybe one of those lovely retirement villages we see advertised on TV. We can't imagine (and don't want to) our loved ones losing their independence and security. The reality is that over time, changes in … [Read more...] about Planning for the cost of aged care