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Get ahead of the home renovation curve

dulux colour of the year

Get ahead of the home renovation curve

Four ways to style the Dulux 2021 colour of the year.

Bamboo vs Egyptian cotton

rumpled sheets on a bed

Bamboo vs Egyptian cotton

Which of these sheets is the secret to a good night’s sleep?

Nanna – and the family home

Nanna – and the family home

Nanna – and the family home

They built their home, room by room, as the family grew. It was more than ...

Improve lighting in your home

A well lit home

Improve lighting in your home

If you’re in need of ‘lightening up’, here’s how to light up your world in ...

Brighten up your bathroom on a budget

Cheap and easy ways to brighten up your bathroom

Brighten up your bathroom on a budget

Updates that can really make a difference, without breaking the bank.

Libs want home to be part of super

money bags put in a model home

Libs want home to be part of super

Home-ownership could become the cornerstone of retirement under proposal.

Carpet cleaning – hire a pro or DIY?

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Carpet cleaning – hire a pro or DIY?

Get your spring clean started by sprucing up the carpets.

Increasing the value of your home

Surprising ways to add value to your home

Increasing the value of your home

It’s easier to increase the value of your property than you think.

Home remedies that work

Which home remedies really work?

Home remedies that work

These nine remedies promise to ease ailments and offer health benefits.

Renovate to add value – or sell?

feet on wooden floorboards in the middle of a renovation

Renovate to add value – or sell?

What adds value to your house? How to decide between renovating and selling.

Modify your home for old age

How to … modify your home so you can grow old there

Modify your home for old age

If you plan on retiring in your own home, there are some things you should ...

Should you sell some equity in your home?

Should you sell some equity in your home?

Should you sell some equity in your home?

Tapping into the equity in your home can deliver some welcome extra funds, writes actuary ...

Home is where the cash is

Home is where the cash is

Home is where the cash is

Is a reverse mortgage right for you? Retired actuary and author John De Ravin takes ...

Will joint tenancy status be costly?

David fears home ownership status may be costly

Will joint tenancy status be costly?

David and his wife own their home as ‘joint tenants’. They ask estate planning lawyer ...

How life’s delays affect retirees

Why our retirement income system is plodding

How life’s delays affect retirees

We’re delaying major life events, and our retirement income system hasn’t kept pace.

Future is not care as we know it

The future is not aged care as we know it: expert

Future is not care as we know it

Research shows that most people want to age at home. Industry expert Peter Scutt explains ...

Heat on ‘wealthy’ pensioners

Heat on ‘wealthy’ pensioners

Heat on ‘wealthy’ pensioners

$6.3 billion a year in Age Pension payments go to about 255,000 pensioners who own ...

Key to better hospital care

The key to better hospital care is … in your home

Key to better hospital care

We’re living longer and heaping extra strain on the hospital and healthcare systems, but a ...

Retirement ‘pillar’ is crumbling

Government must step up for homeowners and renters

Retirement ‘pillar’ is crumbling

Home ownership is a fundamental plank in our retirement income system, but it’s crumbling, write ...

Problems selling the family home

The problems selling the family home

Problems selling the family home

To have or have-not? What happens if Kevin sells the family home?

Services to help you age at home

Services you should know about to help you age at home

Services to help you age at home

For all those who want to stay in their homes for as long as possible, ...

How your home can boost your income

Unlock the family home to boost your retirement income

How your home can boost your income

Are you an asset-rich but cash-poor homeowner? Emmett Wilkinson has some solutions.

Transform your empty nest

Empty-nest transformations that won’t break the bank

Transform your empty nest

You finally have an empty nest. Here’s how to transform the space on a budget.

Do you clean regularly enough?

Do you clean regularly enough?

Do you clean regularly enough?

A handy guide for how often you should be cleaning assorted household items.

Banish spiders from the house

Banish spiders from the house

Banish spiders from the house

Don’t want to whip out the toxic chemicals? Here are our tips to keep spiders ...

Protecting your safety and privacy

Protecting your safety and privacy

Protecting your safety and privacy

We all want to stay at home as we age and technology is helping.

Will loan and rent affect pension?

Will loan and rent affect pension?

Will loan and rent affect pension?

How to assess the impact of borrowing to build a home.

Can Bec avoid capital gains tax?

Can Bec avoid capital gains tax?

Can Bec avoid capital gains tax?

Noel Whittaker outlines the likely ramifications in sale of inherited house.

Can I rely on at-home screening kit?

Can I rely on at-home screening kit?

Can I rely on at-home screening kit?

YourLifeChoices’ resident doctor offers his advice.

Assess home for pension: expert

Assess home for pension: expert

Assess home for pension: expert

Pension and superannuation systems ‘favour wealthy, home-owning retirees’.

Retirees speak up on homes test

A quarter of retirees want homes included in asset test

Retirees speak up on homes test

Call for homes worth just $500,000 to be asset tested for the Age Pension.

Australia’s mortgage nightmare

Australian mortgage debt hits $1 trillion

Australia’s mortgage nightmare

Australian homeowners are among the world's most indebted with $1 trillion in borrowings.

DIY home makeover on a budget

Stack of grey cushions on chair against grey backrgound

DIY home makeover on a budget

Giving your home a makeover doesn’t have to cost a lot.

Post-Christmas declutter

box full of household items

Post-Christmas declutter

Declutter your life and prepare for the New Year.

Asset-rich but living in poverty

Asset-rich but living in poverty

Asset-rich but living in poverty

Around 1.2 million asset-rich older Australians are living in poverty.

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