Archive for: October 2018

How Child Cover Helps Parents Prepare for the Worst

The thought of purchasing life insurance for a child may shock some parents. After all, why would you insure a child? It’s not a subject we want to think about, but the truth is that a child’s unexpected illness, injury, or death can hit a family extremely hard, both emotionally and financially. Child cover is…

Lady Gaga’s Mental Health Essay Will Leave You Shocked & Inspired

“By the time you finish reading this, at least six people will have killed themselves around the world.” That’s the opening line to Lady Gaga’s powerful speech on mental health. She may be the voice behind Poker Face, but Lady Gaga is urging people living with a mental health illness not to hide behind their…

Lacking Sleep? Here’s What Happens to Your Body, One Sleepless Night at a Time

Did you know: the Guinness book of world records no longer monitors the category sleep deprivation, in recognition of its severe threat to human health (they actually deem sending humans into space less perilous!). Unfortunately, sleep deprivation is a common occurrence in our daily lives – brought about by work, school, family obligations, and recreational…

13 Ways to Turn Bruised or Overripe Produce into Something Delicious

We all have those weeks where we don’t end up eating the fruit we bought a few days prior, and more often than not we end up throwing the bruised or overripe produce away. What a waste! Don’t give up on your old fruit and vegetables so easily. You can actually transform your less-than-appetising produce…

The Superannuation Saving Strategy Helping Aussies With Life Insurance

One in five Australian parents will die or be unable to work due to illness, injury or disability before retirement age, yet many families are not prepared for this prospect and have no financial peace of mind if the worst were to happen. For too long, safeguarding your financial future with life insurance was appeared…

What Research Says About Standing Desks

Standing desks are relatively new, but with the many benefits they’re known for, some workers are already turning away from their seats. Others are wondering whether or not the switch is worth it. Sitting is often comfortable, after all, and the thought of standing all day is exhausting. Fortunately, you don’t have to. As long…

6 Nutritious Breakfast Muffins to Make on the Go

Finding nutritious breakfast muffins that actually taste good is always difficult. So many of the health-food websites claim that their recipes taste good, but the jam-packed nutrients don’t always translate to flavour. Some of the other muffin recipes you’ll find that do taste good will take an hour or more to make. This timing isn’t…

7 Reasons Eating Dark Chocolate Everyday is Good For You

Dark chocolate: how can something so good be so bad for you? Well, here’s the thing – it’s actually not! Dark chocolate is made from cacao beans, which are powerful sources of flavanols, a type of antioxidant. Despite an arduous process of fermentation, roasting, and powdering that turns cacao beans into the smooth chocolate treat…

Easy, Healthy Lunch Recipes for Kids

With Australia’s childhood obesity rate growing each year, every parent wants to try and give their kid a healthy lunch. It’s easier said than done though. Many mums and dads are full-time workers, constantly on the go between their family, themselves, their job and the household. But providing your children with healthy school lunches every…

Life Insurance Through Super: Get The Facts

Life insurance through super is an appealing prospect for many Australians, who like the idea of paying a life insurance premium using pre-tax dollars. However, there is more to life insurance through super than meets the eye. It’s important to understand the pros and cons of life insurance both in and out of super before…

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