7 Health Benefits of an Alfresco Haven

Benefits of an Alfresco

Being outdoors more often is healthier than staying indoors all the time, but when you have an inside job it is difficult to spend enough time outside to reap the benefits of sun on your skin. In addition, it is the trend these days to slather on sunscreen to prevent skin cancer, but as with many trends, this can be overdone and then all the bad effects of not enough sun can be felt – but not always recognised for what they are.

To get outside more often, why not create a special place outdoors in the garden complete with comfortable outdoor lounge furniture? This will give everyone in the family a place to relax, play, eat and generally get more fresh air and sunshine. There are many health benefits of an alfresco haven.

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How Financial Stress Can Impact Your Health

Financial Stress

Most people don’t realise just how their health can be affected through worry, especially worry over their finances. With no proper financial planning in place, any financial advisor would tell you that you are not making the most of your finances. Worrying about the future and about what could happen if you get sick, can actually bring sickness into your life.  Most doctors now realise that stress plays a big part in people getting ill.

With a good financial planner to help you make the most of your finances, this stress is removed and you will actually be much healthier. Rather than allowing financial stress to take a toll on your health, make the decision to take control of your finances and make the best of them that is possible. You can do this with the aid of a financial expert who will show you ways to get out of debt, make the most of your money and ensure your future is financially secure.

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5 Tips for Choosing a Lawyer for Your Small Business

Choosing-a-Lawyer

Some small business owners tend to avoid lawyers and business consultants in an effort to save on the costs of hiring them. However, when you have great lawyers who are skilled in the legalities of setting up and running a small business, whether you are an electrician Perth or a retail shop owner you will save on costs in the long run, simply because they will know how to save your business money.  And keeping them on after the business is all set up will help you avoid all kinds of costly problems.

Here are 5 tips for choosing the best lawyer for your small business: –

  • If you have a negative mindset about the reputation of lawyers, drop it. Of course, there are ‘bad’ lawyers out there who overcharge or have nefarious dealings, but most of them are honest and hardworking. Some even go the second mile, working nights and weekends to help in times of trouble or at short notice. Your relationships with your lawyer should be a positive one.

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Power of Attorney Explained

power-of-attorney

Power of Attorney is a legal document that appoints a specific person to manage the financial affairs of someone while they are alive. It can also appoint a trustee organisation to do the same thing. This person or organisation is chosen by the person whose business affairs they will administer. They can be a family member, trusted friend or another person such as a Perth family lawyer. You cannot appoint a Power of Attorney unless you are over 18.

Why you may need an attorney

If you are going to be out of the country or really busy doing something else, you will need an Attorney to see to all your business affairs. Or if you want to buy or sell property overseas without having to go there, you can give Power of Attorney to a person you trust who can travel or who already lives there and they can do the deal on your behalf.

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The Divorce and Your Will

The Divorce and Your Will

A Will is a legal document that ensures your assets are given to the children, or whoever else you designate as a beneficiary. When you have just gone through the stress of a divorce, making a Will is probably the last thing on your mind, but it is one of the most important things to take care of – with the help of your family law firm – now that you are on your own and very likely have custody of the children. Taking care of them by ensuring they get what assets you have should the worst happen, is paramount to their well-being.

Any Will that you made with your ex is now invalid and both he and you need to make new ones that takes into account your new circumstances. You will have certain assets from the marriage or partnership that need to be taken care of in a Will, if your children are to be the recipients. Of course, they may be too young yet to have full access, but if you have financial assets, you can set up a trust that will take care of their needs until they become of age. That way they will still have enough money for their education and all the things that you have planned for their future.

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