Ethical superannuation: save the world and for retirement


Would you be happy if your super dollars were being invested in cluster bombs, companies that use child labour or even tobacco stocks?

Simon O’Connor, CEO of the Responsible Investment Association Australasia, says most people don’t know where their superannuation money is being invested, and might be unpleasantly surprised if they did.

The New Daily, March 2017. Read the full story here



‘I’m buying nothing new (or second-hand) for a year’


By Larissa Ham

As the last minutes of 2012 ticked over, Rachel Smith sat on a beach in Hawaii making New Year’s resolutions with her friends.

They were the usual kind of things – exercise more, work less, do yoga … except for Rachel’s, which was to buy nothing new or second-hand for an entire year.

* Published on Hey, Little Spender! To read more, click here.