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Susan Muldowney

Susan Muldowney is a Melbourne-based writer and editor and a former deputy editor of INTHEBLACK. When she's not working she spends her time plotting her next holiday.

The compensation scheme, intended to assist consumers who suffer loss from financial services entities, is yet to be established – is it a good idea?

Does the finance industry need a compensation scheme of last resort?


A wellness program should be a key component of every company’s culture development but making it compulsory would cross the line in terms of responsibility and open a liability can of worms.

Workplace wellness programs - should they be mandatory?


A challenge for CFOs is to partner with their technology peers, using newly available data analytics tools to complement traditional accounting information for better performance.

The top challenges for today's CFO


If you access super early, you’ll lose its compounding benefit, reduce the amount that you have in retirement and potentially increase your reliance on the aged pension.

Early release of super: good idea or not?


The risk management plan Ron Flood CPA devised years earlier provided business continuity while he underwent cancer treatment.

When illness strikes: How a risk management plan for your accounting practice pays off


To make unlimited annual leave work, trust and transparency are essential.

Should you offer unlimited annual leave?


Good boss or good company - do you have to choose?

Good boss or good company: which is better for you?


Three experts forecast what the top issues will be for global business in 2019.

Business forecast 2019: the top issues


Three experts debate whether reverse mortgages are a good idea for Australia's retirees.

Are reverse mortgages a good idea for retirees?


No one family is the same, so the decision about whether to charge your adult kids board is a personal one.

Should young adults pay board to their parents?