22 November 2019 - Optimism Returns to the Market
Australians are feeling much more positive
about the property market, with prices expected to rise in 2020 by homeowners
and experts alike. After a period of decline and pessimism, double-digit gains
are expected in Sydney and Melbourne next year alone. While forecasts are
dependent on interest rates, economic growth, and wider global conditions, time
may be running out for first home buyers to get in at the bottom of the market.
18 November 2019 - Hot Household Products This Christmas
Once again, Christmas is just around the
corner and you're probably not ready. Whether you need to buy five gifts or
fifty, new product releases leave us spoilt for choice as we head into the
holiday period. From household tech and lifestyle products through to media
subscriptions and kids' toys, let's take a close look at the best new household
products for Christmas 2019.
15 November 2019 - Economic Predictions for the 2020s
Trade uncertainty, shifting economic power,
and social upheaval are some of the key issues likely to reach boiling point
over the next decade. According to one of the world's largest banks,
significant shifts in the global economic landscape could reverse many of the
defining trends of the past four decades. Population growth, environmental
catalysts, and changing attitudes to globalisation are igniting the change,
with adaptation key as we head into the 2020s.
11 November 2019 - Why Do We Gain Weight As We Age
Gaining weight as we age has become completely
normalised in modern society. Men and women in their late 30s and beyond are
almost expected to gain weight, even though we've never understood exactly why.
While various genetic and lifestyle factors influence weight gain, there are
age-related considerations that can't be accounted for by eating or exercise
habits alone. As it turns out, how we store and process fat changes
substantially as we get older.
4 November 2019 - Modern Work & the Adaptability Quotient
Modern workers are always looking for that
little something extra to help them forge ahead in their careers. Whether
you're a mechanic, a salesperson, or a surgeon, making moves in your chosen
field was always thought to be a combination of smarts and hard work. As it
turns out, however, additional capacity may also be needed. Along with regular
and emotional intelligence, the adaptability quotient (AQ) has recently been
recognised as a key driver of success.
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