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Has the decluttering bug bitten?

I am not sure if it is just us, but over the Christmas holiday period, my wife, Kerry and I decided to do a bit of decluttering.
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Grandchildren – yes, I am that old!

I have become a grandfather for the third time in the last week. My beautiful daughter gave birth to a very healthy 3kg boy, Edward Kyle. Very English I know - her wonderful ...
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Merry Christmas!

Christmas is always a good time to look back over the year that was. During this last 12 months, we have written numerous blogs covering a wide range of topics which we hoped ...
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Older Australians and their housing dilemma

As we approach another Christmas, perhaps it is time to reflect on those members of our community that are doing it tough. Sadly, the number of older Australians affected by ...
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Insurance - protecting what you have

General insurance is a “boring” subject and not a matter we have discussed much over the last few years of Realise Your Dream, however, protecting what you have is just as ...
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Is it time to apply for the aged pension? Pt. 2

Some weeks ago, I wrote a blog called ‘Is it time to apply for an age pension?’, which looked at the complexities and frustration of the application process. Some readers have ...
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More from Vietnam

A couple of weeks back I posted a blog covering some of the learnings and experiences from a recent trip to a conference in Hanoi. This week, I thought I would share the key ...
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Elder Abuse - hard to believe!

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was June the 15th. It has been held every year since the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse established the commemoration ...
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Anzac Day – a short and important history

ANZAC Day, as we are all aware, is a national day of remembrance in both Australia and New Zealand that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders who served and ...
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Helping the kids into the housing market

Hardly a week goes by without mainstream media reminding us of Australia’s predominantly East Coast housing affordability crisis and just how difficult it is for young people ...
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