On-going urban development
Real Estate

New Benchmark in Australia to Improve Urban Development Practices

Australia could improve its green building portfolio with a new benchmark launched by the Smart Cities Council and Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). This can help the country boost its reputation for adopting environment-friendly building practices and design principles. It will likewise encourage more people to live responsibly and do their share in caring for the environment. These practices include using energy-efficient devices that can cut down on electricity bills, as well as limiting the amount of water used in order to conserve the resources. More households and buildings are making significant steps to conserve water. Water conservation has been a key part of the sustainable infrastructure; hence, the need for civil construction firms to find ways to push

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Aim High: Careers that Promise High Salaries

Everyone wants to become wealthy, or at least have the luxury of not having to worry about paying rent on time, sending the children to a good school, and having enough funds for retirement. Everyone needs to understand, though — teenagers, most especially — that nothing “just happens,” unless you win the lottery for 10 million dollars or some other

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Airbnb: A Tenancy Concept Worth Exploring

Would you consider letting a virtual stranger into your home, sharing your personal space for a given time? Are you willing to give visitors free reign over your property, appliances, furniture, and other household amenities? If your answer to either is yes, then you’re cut out to be a home-sharing renter or a landlord. The question now is how to

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Getting Over Debt Phobia

Fear of accumulating debt is understandable. Many of us have it, especially those who have experienced first-hand how devastating and stressful paying a debt back can be. I’m not a stranger to debt myself. I put myself through the wringer working part-time in addition to holding down a full-time job when I was fresh out of college. I had student

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Entrepreneurship

College Degree: Is It Truly Necessary for Success?

As a woman not born into privilege, I realized early on that I would have to work harder than some to achieve my goals. My parents drummed in me the importance of education, and that I had to study hard and get a college degree to land a high-paying job. I didn’t doubt their advice, and I am thankful for

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