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Category Archives: Older males

  • Retirees maintain generosity while not being a “fryer”

    • November 6, 2014
    • Neer Korn

    There’s nothing Australians love to hate more than bludgers- those perceived to happily receive government benefits without making any effort to change their circumstances and contribute to society. At the same time we feel passionately for those in need and are adamant that it is Un-Australian not to offer a helping hand and take care of those without means and deserving. This was reinforced in our latest study Retirees: All Things Money where those in their late 60s and 70s expressed both opinions strongly, regardless of their own financial circumstances.

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  • Men have good intentions when it comes to housework

    • September 24, 2013
    • Neer Korn

    In our recent study, The Modern Male, we spoke to men about their changing role in society and the responses of older males were surprising. These men once identified clearly as the breadwinners. They took little or no part in housework and offered tokenistic help at best.

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  • Regrets? Older males have one

    • June 3, 2011
    • Neer Korn

    It might be surprising but some of the most emotional group discussions I’ve held have been with older males. Unaccustomed to sharing their intimate thoughts in a public sphere – let alone private in many cases – with a group of peer who are strangers, when encouraged to express themselves they do. These are the […]

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