Monthly Archives: July 2013


How Real is a Midlife Crisis?

July 26th, 2013

Is the midlife crisis a real and definable syndrome, or nothing more than a modern myth used to excuse questionable behaviour? While age-based transitions occur throughout adult life, according to some experts, the midlife crisis is over-generalised and poorly understood. While lots of people do make life-changing decisions during their 40s and 50s, the term ‘midlife crisis’ was only coined […]

Medical Tourism Hotspots

July 19th, 2013

Medical costs can be very expensive, especially for dental work, cosmetic procedures, and certain forms of elective surgery. The high cost of healthcare throughout the western world has helped to create a burgeoning medical tourism industry, with some of the most popular destinations right on our doorstep in Southeast Asia. From extensive dental surgery through to cosmetic procedures and orthopaedic […]

Future of Financial Advice Reforms

July 12th, 2013

The finance industry is set for a big shake-up, with a number of changes in place under recent Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms. The planning stage for many of these reforms has taken years, with legislation finally passed by Parliament on the 25th of June and brought into effect on the 1st of July. The new regime has been […]

Sydney Leads the Way

July 5th, 2013

The Sydney property market is leading the way, with healthy residential sales and strong commercial growth thanks to a number of large scale projects. Despite the typical winter slowdown, demand remains high across much of the city, with low interest rates boosting buyer demand and raising investor confidence in a number of key areas. While residential figures are always seasonal […]