Entries by Kent McDonald

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Fairer wages for Aussies with disabilities.

Working Australians with disabilities should get fairer a pay deal after the Fair Work Commission ordered a new classification and wage structure to address the loopholes in the existing framework. Stakeholders and the federal government are expected to work together with the commission to develop the new wage framework within a “reasonable time” for supported […]


How to modernise your kitchen on a budget.

A new kitchen doesn’t have to cost the earth. Check out these savvy ideas for an updated kitchen with an old-fashioned price tag. If you want to modernise your kitchen but you’re concerned about the cost, don’t be dismayed. There are many ways to get a new kitchen without destroying your bank balance. Downgrade to […]

Personal insurances: Completing a pre-assessment

In terms of the personal insurance process, prior to the recommendation of advice and subsequent formal insurance application, a great deal of time is spent conducting research into insurers (and their offerings). As it stands, numerous insurers operate in the personal insurance space. Whilst the insurer offerings can often be quite similar to one another in […]

Protecting your loved ones: Child trauma benefit

When considering personal insurances, often you may first think about protecting your household financially from unexpected events (e.g. a passing, sickness or injury) that may occur to yourself; however, unfortunately unexpected events can also happen to your loved ones, which can have a similar result in terms of the financial impact on your household. Due […]