The changes will not only affect those in their 40s and 50s looking to upscale to flasher digs, but also those hoping to buy their first home within 30 years of retirement.
What’s conveniently omitted by the so-called experts is how Centrelink benefits work hand-in-glove with your savings to produce a regular tax-free income that increases each year. Here’s how ...
A new $90 million aged cared facility has opened on the outskirts of Perth in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen large outbreaks in nursing homes.
Your Money expert Nick Bruining and Ben Harvey talk you through ways to protect your personal finances, retirement savings and pension in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
More than 360,000 people have already positioned themselves to pull up to $20,000 from their superannuation amid expectations up to 3 million Australians could be seeking special access.
A rabble-rousing bunch of raging retirees are refusing to go quietly, with council rangers forced to shut down a gathering at their Perth retirement village on Saturday night.
Think you can afford a comfortable standard of living in retirement? You’ll need to start tipping even more into your nest egg to do that. Here’s why ...
Labor Leader Anthony Albanese has made the biggest shift away from his predecessor Bill Shorten by ditching a policy that played a major role in his downfall.
WA’s Department of Communities says the scandal embroiling its housing division has no effect on a much-delayed solution to aged-care units left vacant in Margaret River for more than three years.
The costings listed on the myagedcare.gov.au website were supposed to allow consumers of aged-care packages to conduct a comparison of providers but have instead left many confused.
The kids are almost off your hands but the finances are a bit of a mess, with a mortgage inflated by the family living beyond your means and super balances well short of target. What do you do?
If you are looking at heading into retirement in the new year, now is a good time to start developing detailed plans to fund this next stage of your life
Nick Bruining and Neale Prior
It’s the time of year again when there’s a flurry of employees, including teachers, nurses and public servants, typing up the letter that they’ve been dreading for years.
Canning MP Andrew Hastie has condemned what he said was “the despicable, deceptive and fraudulent behaviour” used to strip senior Australians of their life savings, leaving many without a home.
Age pensioners can expect a pay rise this week thanks to a half-yearly update of Centrelink pension rates.
More than 17,000 self-managed super fund trustees are about to receive a “please explain” letter from the Australian Taxation Office amid worries about a lack of diversification.
Here's simple ways to boost whatever pension you get, or to ensure you slide under whatever thresholds are barring you from payments.
The sounds of children at play will be part of daily life for elderly residents at the new aged-care centre at Claremont on the Park when it opens its doors in 2021.
Senior citizens are getting savvier online making them the perfect teachers to help those their age struggling to surf the web, according to a new report.
Want to beat miserable deposit rates? How about an alternative strategy that could come with significant add-on benefits, like a part age pension?
The troubles at luxury aged-care provider Berrington have put the focus on the security of refundable accommodation deposits.
Fuelled by a sugar hit of low interest rates and investors seeking dividend yields, the market has returned more than 22 per cent since January 1. But ...
We did all the things we thought were right at the time and left all that financial wisdom stuff until later. But now is later ... so what are your options?
Consumer Protection’s review of the Retirement Villages Act comes as the biggest generation in history — the baby boomers — starts downsizing in retirement.
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