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Exergaming Against Alzheimer’s

Are you one of those who thinks that kids these days play too many video games? You might be right but the science says that some gaming can be good for you - even if you’re over 50. If you’ve played tennis, bowling, baseball, boxing or golf with your grandkids on their favourite gaming platform, you have partaken in ‘exergaming’! Exergaming is exercising and gaming mashed together... Read more
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Busting Health Insurance Myths

There are a lot of myths out there about health insurance but FiftyUp Club is here to bust those myths so you can save money! Keep reading if you’re ready to learn the truth! MYTH: I’ve found a health insurer so I don’t need to change my policy. It is always a good idea to speak to  your provider regularly and discuss with them how your life has changed {e.g: you stopped smoki... Read more
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Understanding Fully Underwritten vs Not Underwritten Life Insurance

Did you know that not all Direct Life Insurance policies are the same? Most are not "fully underwritten” which means they only provide limited, “one-size-fits-all” cover. As they aren’t “fully underwritten’’ upfront, there’s also far less certainty of a quick payout should a claim situation arise. Here's the difference in a nutshell: Ready to face your life insurance premium li... Read more
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Food Fixes for Aging Hair

As we grow older, some of our hair turns into glittery silver strands, some of it thins, and others have their hair disappear altogether. If you’d like to keep your hair healthy and on your head longer, these foods can help. Plus, they’re also good for you and your health no matter your age! Avocados: We Aussies love them and for good reason as they are an excellent source of Vitamin E. ... Read more
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Understanding Your Energy Bill

If you’re like most everyday Aussies and you find your energy bills are somewhat confusing, here are a few handy definitions to keep in mind when deciding whether your plan is a good one or an indication you need to shop around. STANDING OFFER: This is the basic offer for electricity and gas, without any discount applied. If you never shop around, this is the plan you will automatically be g... Read more
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It’s Time To Review and Compare Your Health Insurance

Even doctors can get overcharged by $130 a month on Health Insurance and end up paying thousands of dollars too much a year for it, as this recent story from the South Coast Daily Register shows. Nowra doctor, Paul Thesinger, decided to compare his current health insurance to the market and what he discovered shocked him. Paul found that his current health provider had the same coverage ... Read more
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Adjusting Your Life Insurance Policy to Fit Your Current Needs

In The Game of Life, you bought insurance and only thought about it when you could collect against it or when it saved you from having to lose a turn. Now that you’re an adult, you probably only think of your life insurance when the premium is due, if you think about it at all. But if you have that set and forget mindset, then we encourage you to look at your policy in case you can save. ... Read more
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How to Have Privacy on Facebook

While we stay in touch with family and friends via Facebook, there are ways to protect your privacy while sharing cute photos of your dog, your holiday and more. While on a personal computer do the following: Check Your Privacy Facebook allows you to easily check your privacy and adjust your account settings if you need too. Just click the question mark in the top right section of the me... Read more
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Best NBN 50 Plans

Best NBN 50 Plans From Big Providers If you’ve moved to an NBN plan – or are considering making the jump soon – you’re no doubt expecting great speeds, a reliable connection, and value for money. Fortunately, thanks to recent wholesale price changes, getting a fast-and-furious broadband plan has never been more affordable. Earlier this month, NBN Co. confirmed that customer satisfaction r... Read more
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Protect Yourself Against Phone Scams

We have all received a phone call from an unknown number and while a lot of us ignore them, those that answer are often greeted by a would-be scammer on the other end. Some scammers show up as missed calls from overseas but some scammers are from people claiming to be from Centrelink or the ATO. Many assume because Centrelink and the ATO are legit, the person on the other end is too. ... Read more
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