For most of us, death conjures up strong feelings. We worry about it, dismiss it, laugh it off or don’t think about it at all. Until we have to.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced religious congregations to stay at home after the doors have been closed to their churches, synagogues, mosques, temples and gurdwaras across Australia.
The government is hoping at least 40% of the population will make use of the app, designed to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus disease.
The label used to describe these measures – “social distancing” – is a misnomer. While we must be physically distant, it’s crucial we maintain, or even increase, social contact with others during this unprecedented time.
How do we ensure rapid development and delivery of vaccines and other medicines, ethically and with proper oversight? How do we ration and distribute limited healthcare resources? How many of our personal freedoms are we willing to forgo to contain the pandemic?
$23,876,351 – it’s a massive number any way you look at it, and earned Qantas CEO Alan Joyce top spot in the Australian Council of Superannuation’s annual CEO ASX200 remuneration report.
Funeral insurance is a financial product and not really any different from life insurance.
Research shows that atheists are trusted less than religious people. In fact, even atheists trust their fellow atheists less than religious people.
Carers’ advocates are urging a rethink of the way we support middle-aged Australians caring for ageing parents.
Financial well-being is hard to get a handle on, because it’s a mix of how people feel and how they objectively are.