regular income from investments
InvestingLifestyle

How to generate more income & reduce risk from your investments

Generating extra income can be a challenge and while working more hours may increase your take home, it is of course capped by hours in the day! The alternative is generating investment income, but that can be just a bit harder than it looks! Currently in Australia, lower interest rates …

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betting laws in australia
Lifestyle

Australian gambling laws: what you need to know

As a country, Australia leads the way in gaming with 80% of the adult population estimated to take part and, according to the Australasian Gaming Council figures, a per capita spend of  $1172.14 for 2014/15. Over recent years these figures have steadily increased due to a number of factors that …

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Tips to light your home for cheap
Around the Home

Simple Switches and Other Home Lighting Hacks

The lighting in your home can speak volumes about your space.  Whether you are looking to bring in a sense of warmth, or want to highlight certain features, using light strategically can take a room from okay to inspiring.  Here are some tips to make the most of your space …

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How apps can help with home inspections
Around the HomeInvesting

How Property Inspection Apps Help With Investing in a New Home

Purchasing a new home is quite an investment. There are several things to consider you’re your family size and location among other things. Moreover, getting a new house will cost you big money so don’t forget to consider your budget as well. Hence, it is important that you inspect properties …

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Maximise time and increase productivity
Lifestyle

5 Ways to Boost Your Productivity & Maximise Your Time

Most of us would like to be more productive so that we can maximise our time and increase our output in everything we do. The question is, how do we achieve this? There is no secret to success. Productivity stems from conscious efforts of intelligent planning and delegating, coupled with …

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Removing rodents from your home
Around the Home

6 Myths About Rodents and Your Home

How much of what we know about rodents is true? When scouring the internet and asking around, it can be nearly impossible to make a distinction between fact and fiction, so in the hope that we can shed some light on the situation, here’s just a few of the urban …

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Saving money on aplumber
Around the Home

How to Save Money with a Reputable Mechanical Plumber

Many new homeowners assume that plumbers and gas fitters are two entirely different entities. After all, one deals with water and pipework and the other deals with a key energy supply. Nevertheless, we can’t be without either of them for long, so regular maintenance is essential. If you develop any …

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eco friendly home office
Around the HomeLifestyle

Eco-Friendly Practices You Should Adopt in Your Home Office

Since the late 1990’s, more Australians are choosing to work from home. The advancement of the internet and web communications means employees can choose to work remotely from home or hot desk from their favourite café, restaurant or coworking space. However, many people that work from home start to adopt …

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Save on your energy bill this winter
Around the Home

Saving on Your Energy Bill This Winter

With every season comes a different set of costs. Electricity is one of the biggest for summer and winter months with air conditioners or heaters working overtime. Each year Simple Living Australia provides tips on different creative ways to save on energy costs. This year we were invited by EnergyAustralia …

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How to create a will for your family
InsurancePersonal Finance

How to make a will: Top 5 Tips

Making a will can often seem like a complex and daunting task. However, with the support of an experienced estate lawyer to guide you through this process, you can be assured that your family will be protected in the event of your passing, and that your will reflects your final …

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