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59% of Aussie shoppers believe most of our retail industry will be online within five...

With Australian consumers increasingly turning to online shopping, multiple stores have closed in recent years, with Toys ‘R’ Us, Gap, Esprit, and selected Target stores the casualties this year alone. Australians have become so used to these closures that a recent survey revealed 59 per cent of Aussie shoppers believe most of the industry will be online in the next two-to-five years.

Buying a new car? Here’s how to lock in the best car loan rate

Before you head off to your local dealership, consider using a car broker to walk you through the process. They can help you to lock in the lowest car loan interest rate so you can drive off the lot knowing you got the best car finance deal.

Remember, it’s not how hard you hit, it’s about being inspirational (and a complete...

Here at Stately Anthill Manor, we cast far and wide for inspirational words that will lift you from that cash-poor, idea-bereft funk and propel you once again on your entrepreneurial path. And as this clip of Johnny "The Greek Mystique" Sarhanis proves, we also have no shame.

New research has found that most Aussies lie about their spending habits [VIDEO]

New research, commissioned by money expert and author of ‘The Breakfast Club for 40-Somethings’ Vanessa Stoykov, reveals that only 43% of Australians are honest when they talk to their loved ones about their spending habits.

Here are 5 health/diet tips worth keeping in mind during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a spanner in works, significantly altering regular life as we know. A large majority of people are within the confines of their homes with a lot of time on their hands.

Bulletin! Ingenious, inspirational ancestors of Anthill staff discovered!

We had a few minutes to kill here at the 'Hill and chose to waste it with some genealogical research. Expecting to find nothing of import, we were instead floored by the discovery is a distant yet ingenious cousin. Enjoy this rare video record of their fortitude.

Online is cemented as the future of retail in Australia, says Neto’s 2018 State...

2018 will be known as the year ecommerce cemented its position as the future of retail in Australia according to new data released in the ‘Neto 2018 State of eCommerce Report’ 

What does the farmer say? A parody with a point and some mighty fine...

Farmer Derek Klingenberg took to YouTube in 2008, offering up parody videos with a farming theme. His latest video, a parody of 'What does the...

Filling the cracks: here’s why it is our moral duty to reduce inequality in...

Income inequality is increasing in Australia: the wealthy are getting richer and the poorest 50 per cent of the population are increasingly struggling– a trend that has continued for nearly 30 years.

10 reasons why Millennials are like ants. Yes, you read that right: ants

Since writing Understanding Y, I am constantly asked for my thoughts on the potential of the Millennial Generation. To clarify - this is impossible for...

Do millionaires lease or buy cars? A look into the vehicular habits of the...

As tempting as the proposition of leasing a car sounds, the rich actually prioritize their needs before diving into this deal. Generally speaking, there are some basic considerations to ponder upon before leasing anything.

Another three things Game of Thrones taught businesses this week

Last week's episode gave us three stellar business lessons. This week, Season 4, Episode 9, of Game of Thrones, The Watchers on the Wall, was...
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What is holding women back in New Zealand and Australia’s financial advising industry?

A collaborative study by the University of Otago and RMIT University Melbourne has explored reasons for the low level of women in New Zealand and Australia’s financial advising industry.

Ant Bytes — AA06

BACK-ISSUE BULL-ANTS Glass of steel If you’ve been with Australian Anthill since issue #1 (Sep/Oct 2003), you might remember one of the first herd of bull-ants...

​Get a standing ovation: How to prepare and deliver a killer conference talk

Drew Banks, Head of International at online presentation platform Prezi shares four tips with Anthill on how to deliver a killer conference talk

Here are 4 ways we can all support the elderly through this COVID-19 pandemic

For elderly persons considering the transition into an aged care home at this time, I would strongly recommended looking at in-home care options until the pandemic passes.

How to manage your money before moving

You worked hard your entire life and are now ready to fulfill a lifelong dream of retiring abroad. So, what will it...

Millennials aren’t lazy, they’re actually efficient – and we need to be more like...

You can’t go very far these days without hearing about Millennials and the younger generation being described as too lazy. Roberto Boschiroli disagrees.

These are the 3 most surprising responses to the COVID-19 outbreak that I have...

With the travel industry hit hardest by the Coronavirus global pandemic, we’ve seen a massive shift in the reasons for people booking with our luxury home hotel service, with further changes expected over the coming months.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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