Author: Staff Reporter
Australians are going to live longer in the next 40 years, but they are also going to work longer to pay taxes to fund health, education and other things to maintain the standard of living.

Boris Nemtsov was shot in the back recently as he walked with his Ukrainian girlfriend near the Kremlin in Moscow. Nemtsov ran unsuccessfully for office in 1989 before eventually being elected to Russia's parliament in 1990.

 Author: Sanjana Ray
"Leaders become great, not because of their powers, but their ability to empower others."- John Maxwell.

 Author: Ashley Jessen
Markets across the globe have continued to soften for the second day running with the DAX, S&P500, Dow Jones and Aussie 200 indices all pulling back from recent record highs. Investors appear to be uncertain about buying off the lows this time, which might be the early signs of potentially bigger moves to the downside to come. Gold is signalling bullish divergence and currently sits at $1,207 per ounce whilst the Aussie Dollar continues to gyrate between support and resistance, now hovering around 0.7820.​

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
Ukraine has been requesting weapons from its backers in the West for the past few months, but has run into stiff resistance particularly from France, Germany and Britain, which fear an escalation in the almost yearlong conflict.

 Author: Staff Reporter
Strong interest in Apple’s latest iPhone models helped the tech giant sell more smartphones than Samsung in 2014’s fourth quarter.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
Building a strong professional network is essential in every domain, but once the thin line between the right amount of confessions and too many disclosures is crossed, there is no going back.

 Author: Staff Reporter
Canberrans spend more per head shopping online than any other city in Australia, analysis by the NAB shows.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
The corporate philosophy is simple: profits are directly proportional to the number of people who get and stay sick.

 Author: Sanjana Ray
Have you ever tried to take a half-eaten chocolate bar from a wee little one? Let's just say, it involves a lot of teeth. Children are easy preys to junk, calories and quite frankly, obesity. The rise of levels in obesity amongst children around the world is quite shocking. As food companies come up with new fatty foods, children become more overweight by the day.

 Author: Ashley Jessen
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) surprised the market today by not cutting the bench mark interest rate and leaving it on hold at 2.25 per cent, citing strength across the Melbourne and Sydney property market as one of the key reasons for their stance. However, going forward, Glenn Stevens has highlighted an easing stance, so expect some volatility across the Aussie Dollar over the next few months. The Aussie Dollar leapt over 60 pips on the news and the Aussie 200 index fell around 50 points as the banking sector saw some profit taking.​

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
This year, Forbes’ ranking of the world’s richest billionaires broke a new record: 1,826 billionaires with an amassed net worth of US$7.05 trillion, up from US$6.3 trillion in 2014. That is more than a 13-fold rise from the magazine’s first global wealth list in 1987, when it found 140 billionaires from 24 countries. The total includes a record of 290 newcomers, 71 of whom come from China.

 Author: Staff Reporter
The Abbott government has decided to get rid of the Medicare co-payment.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
Homeownership is great for people throughout their lifetime, but young professionals should be very careful before they dip their toes into buying their first home.