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September 14, 2017

Play point 82: Why is rehab like money management?

From the age of 14 I had problems with my ankles. Netball and other sprains to the point when, after years in the Army, I’d roll it every six weeks requiring a few days of rest. Although it wasn’t really rest. In any workplace your reputation is affected by your ability to perform and in the Army that was largely […]
March 30, 2017

Play point 81: How easy is it to be happy?

With all that is going on in the world today sometimes it’s hard to be completely overflowing with joy. I know that sometimes I feel quite overwhelmed, hearing about human abuse, animal abuse and environmental abuse. And I don’t even watch the news! It comes through on my Facebook feed or via the many emails I’m subscribed to, (ironically) with […]
November 28, 2016

Play Point 80: 10 years on, did the campaign help you?

In 2006 the Australian Federal Government ran the Understanding Money campaign and issued booklets for individuals and organisations (ISBN 0 642 74389 4 for the Organisation booklet). Do you remember? I certainly do (and I have copies of the booklets ;-), because it was two years after I started helping people professionally with their financial education. The government knew back then […]
July 21, 2016

Play Point 79: When you’re torn, what do you do?

Recently my gorgeous little nephew, as I was saying goodbye, ran around the house locking the doors so I couldn’t leave. Yes there is a connection between us since he was born 9 years ago. Having not yet had children through my own choices, and because of his medical condition, time is precious with him. So I find myself seriously […]