Entries by The Meddler

What is the risk if your home is under-insured?

The current bushfire crisis sweeping across major parts of Australia is not only devastating to the people and animals living in the areas affected, but it is also going to have massive insurance implications for years, if not decades, to come. Under-insurance is already a big issue in Australia, and once premiums increase in possible […]

How to help (and not get overwhelmed by) the bushfire crisis

It’s hard not to be overwhelmed by the enormity of the bushfires raging across our country at the moment. Every day brings new stories, new images, new heartbreak. And that’s just for those of us who are watching on from afar, from our safe and comfortable homes – for the people who are literally fighting […]

New alcohol guidelines double daily drink allowance

New guidelines have been released around “safe” alcohol consumption for Australians – and in a surprising move, they allow for double the amount of standard drinks than the previous guidelines. For the last decade, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has recommended having no more than two standard drinks per day. A standard […]

12 New Year’s Resolutions you can actually keep

When was the last time you made a new year’s resolution – and actually kept it? Most of us set ourselves up to fail with over-the-top resolutions that demand we change our entire personalities, habits and values in order to keep them. There’s nothing wrong with that, especially if you want to make a major […]