We love giving special presents to a spouse or significant other. Tearing open the wrapping paper and enjoying receiving items - only for interest to fade within days (or sometimes hours). A good way is to focus on making Christmas sustainable. Many op shops even have Christmas displays with gift items ready for purchase. Gift wrappingIf you've ever cleaned up after Christmas Day, you know there is a lot of wrapping paper and materials.
Technology stocks have fallen heavily in the US with the sector down over 30% and many stocks that are household names have technically crashed since the start of this year. The Australian technology sector has followed the US, as it is down over 30% since January 1. The question remains as to whether the fall in technology stocks is over or should investors brace for more downside. After reaching an all-time high of 2450 points in August 2021, the technology sector (XIJ) fell to a low of 1242 points in June of this year. The worst performing stocks include Medibank Private down over 18% followed by Ampol down over 11% and Whitehaven Coal down over 9%.1 month ago Money magazine
WhatsApp scams are constantly evolving, making some of them hard to spot. Read on for our guide to WhatsApp scams and how to avoid them. How to spot Whatsapp scamsWhatsApp scams are increasingly becoming more sophisticated, making them harder to spot if you don't know exactly what to look out for. Types of scams on WhatsAppThe main types of WhatsApp scams include:Family emergency scamsFamily emergency scams, or impersonation scams, happen when someone contacts the victim pretending to be a relative. WhatsApp Scams FAQ Is WhatsApp safe?1 month ago Money
The average cost of a gym membership is $50 each month after taxes and annual fees. That doesn’t include the cost of gas and the time it takes you to commute to the gym every day. You can save nearly 50% on a state-of-the-art treadmill from Bowflex or over 30% on a Schwinn stationary cycle that will keep you active for years to come. Save big on these health-promoting upgradesCourtesy of AmazonBiking improves cardiovascular health, increases stamina, and builds muscle in your core and legs. Quality gym equipment that lasts for years will quickly pay for itself, and it will also save you from sitting in traffic, showering in the locker room, and stressing about how you look at the gym.6 days ago Money
Could George Clooney and Julia Robert's "Ticket to Paradise" bring back the box office rom-com? "Ticket to Paradise" has already secured nearly $75 million across 75 international markets — a successful start for the low-budget Universal film. Sometimes the formula becomes too formulaic...Shawn Robbins, Box Office Pro Chief AnalystRobbins explained that there are a few factors that can make rom-coms successful at the box office, including: star power, a likable premise, and originality are the most important elements. The rom-com genre has had a particularly challenging time out of any genre to do that." One modern rom-com success story is "Crazy Rich Asians," which opened in 2018 above box office estimates at $26.5 million before going on to secure nearly $175 million domestically.1 month ago Yahoo Money
The company took its current shape in 1973 when, two years after taking over for his father Fred, Donald Trump rebranded it as The Trump Organization. The younger Trump took over his father's business in 1971 and renamed it "The Trump Organization." In their own depositions, Eric Trump and the elder Donald Trump himself both took the 5th amendment and refused to answer questions. The possible ‘benefit’ of Trump Organization IIIn terms of what comes next, Gilchrist said he doubts that Trump will transfer his assets into Trump Organization II and continue along like before. As for the criminal case against his business, the Trump Organization could face heavy fines.1 month ago Yahoo Money
Inflation rising by above 10% in September, returning to the 40-year high recorded in July, has caused concern across the country. Inflation figures put triple lock in spotlightAgainst this backdrop, it’s natural for people to be concerned about their long-term investments and future finances. But while meeting their immediate essential financial costs will be the priority (if you’re choosing between heating and eating, investing isn’t going to get a look in) it’s important people don’t ignore their long-term needs too. It can help conversations around whether the current income is sustainable, or if future spending plans need to be adjusted. Balancing immediate and future financial demands is becoming increasingly difficult for more and more people and the need for professional advice has never been greater.1 month ago Money Marketing
Australian parent company Link Administration Holdings Ltd has said it is looking to sell its UK arm Link Fund Solutions. This came in the context of a potential Financial Conduct Authority fine for the role Link Fund Solutions played in the Woodford Equity Income Fund saga. MoneyTransfers.com has outlined a range of things Liz Truss did not outlast. Quilter Cheviot has launched the climate assets growth fund, which comes in addition to the climate assets balanced fund. As Liz Truss became prime minister on 5 September, markets welcomed her with reserve.1 month ago Money Marketing