Janelle Ward

About Author
Janelle worked in sports journalism at the AFL and The Age for more than 20 years before she decided the siren had sounded on that part of her life in mid-2017. She took a few months off before deciding to join the family at YourLifeChoices. Her pet loves are family time, gardening, camping and the Brisbane Lions.



Age Pension

Government's 'death tax' talks spark calls for universal basic pension

Retiree advocate wants a universal pension scheme that isn't means tested.


Revealed: Who cleaned up in the most popular household product awards?

Surveys show the cleaning products you prefer, but do they really do the job?


Older Aussies are 'creaming it', says senior economist

Australians aged 65-plus enjoy the biggest increase in wealth between 2002 and 2018.

Retirement Planning

The dilemma that can reduce retirement to a worry zone

You've saved for decades, then you need to start spending. For many, that's not easy.

Age Pension

Is a March increase in the Age Pension doomed?

How the numbers look for the next indexation and what economist Matt Grudnoff forecasts.

Finance News

Research shows we're reluctant to help ourselves

More than one-third of Aussies aged 55-plus have never received any advice on retirement.


Juices ranked lower than diet softdrinks

Health star rating review puts focus on sugar and fruit, and vegie growers are livid.


Product we all use doing 'serious damage' to the planet

Irresponsible production causing wildlife loss, exacerbating climate change, study finds.

Aged Care

‘Cruel system’ set to get fresh funding

The federal government continues to whittle away at the lengthy waiting list for home care, announcing

Finance News

Christmas shoppers reveal their priorities

In the rush for turkey, ham, cheese and pavlovas, this is what shoppers want.


Win double passes to Ammonite

Answer a simple question and you could be off to the movies - on us.


Fake supermarket offer scams thousands

Free food box offer attracts flurry of attention before Facebook acts.

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