Tuesday, August 16, 2022

The sun shines brightly for Australian agriculture in the year 2022

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Australia’s agricultural sector is set for another profitable year, with the gross value of agricultural production on track for a 4th year of growth according to Rabobank. The flagship annual Australian Agribusiness Outlook for 2022 is titled ‘Making Hay While the Sun Shines’ and the specialist global agribusiness bank expects a stellar year.

Five Australian affordable rentvesting locations have been revealed

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According to new research from The Female Investor, it is still possible for first-time buyers or investors to purchase an affordable property in many parts of the Australian nation. Co-authors of The Female Investor – Creating Wealth, Security, and Freedom through property, Nicola McDougall and Kate Hill, found affordable rentvesting locations around the nation.

Britons living in Australia warned of having to downsize retirement plans

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Britons living in Australia should consider whether a pension transfer is right for them sooner, before interest rate hikes slam an enhanced window of opportunity shut. This is a warning from deVere Group, an independent financial advisory, asset management and fintech that has more than 80,000 expat clients and $17bn under advice globally.

International Women’s Day: 3 tips for female entrepreneurs to consider

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Female founders still face challenges in getting equal access to opportunities and funding for their businesses. But successful entrepreneur Michele Romanow, co-founder and CEO of Clearco, says the battle is worth it. Clearco, the world’s largest e-commerce investor, has invested $3.2 billion in over 7,000 ecommerce and SaaS companies. It launched in Australia in October 2021 where it has already invested in over 350 e-commerce companies including PhychoHealth , McIntyre Merino, iPantry,  Jolyn, The Beard Market, Vegan Grocery Store and Bhumi.

Seeking.com CEO pledges a rebrand to the dating app after finding love

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Seeking, the world's leading upscale dating website, announced a major rebrand. What started as an elite dating site for finding honest, authentic connections based on success-minded interests has become misrepresented over the years, with the phrase “sugar dating” taking on a more negative, transactional connotation. Through this rebrand, Seeking will ditch the sugar, relaunching as the largest platform for like-minded individuals looking to date up and forge relationships on their own terms.

Workbeing: The ideal antidote to the menacing global Great Resignation

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The pandemic has brought a wave of change to how we live and work. Lockdown and working from home has given people the opportunity to reflect on life and what’s important. A gap has appeared between what workers want and what employers are offering that will cause a mass exodus refered to as the ‘Great Resignation’. Time and flexibility for family, interests and exercise can no longer be sidelined by employers. 

Data for good: Hacking the future

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The Data Science and AI Association of Australia (DSAi) is proud to announce the Data for Social Good weekend hackathon, taking place from Friday 29th April to Sunday 1st May 2022 at 107 Projects, at Joynton Avenue in Zetland, Sydney. James Bailey, Director of education, DSAi, explains: “Our vision is to enable Australian innovation through gathering people from all walks of life, and our aim is to make D4SG Australia’s number one collaborative event.

How to execute online raffle-based fundraising: Using Catch The Ace

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You may have noticed that online fundraising has gained popularity in recent years, with people abandoning the traditional forms like car washes, elegant dinners, and concerts. People are now using GoFundMe and other forms to raise funds as individuals or organizations. The outbreak of the coronavirus made online fundraising not only the preferred form of raising funds but also the easiest, cheapest and most convenient. 

6 creative fundraising ideas

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As a non-profit organization, donations are your lifeline. You require a constant and steady stream of funds to achieve your goals and carry out the activities on your calendar throughout the year. 

Are Australian property investors ignoring the real cost of real estate?

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Drawn to potential gains in a surging market, Australians continue to invest in real estate. But is there a better way to get in on the boom without costs and fees chipping at your yield? According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics' data, property represents 51% of house hold wealth in Australia. And it doesn’t look like that percentage is going to be going down anytime soon. In June, ABS figures revealed quarterly growth in household wealth of 5.8%.