What are your aged care options?

The number of people requiring assistance from aged care services in Australia is set to balloon over the next 40 years. To put this in perspective, it’s estimated that by 2055 there will be 300 times more people living over the age of 100 than there were in the 1970s1. At present, more than half…
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Moving in together? Here’s how to manage your finances

Moving in together is an important milestone in a relationship. Many couples assume that because their lives are becoming more intertwined it’s also necessary to combine finances but this isn’t always the case. The last thing you want is for the excitement of sharing a home for the first time to be overshadowed by arguments…
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Maximise Your Retirement Income

As most people are aware, Australians can begin accessing super between the ages of 55 to 60. At present, full access to super is possible at 65 but this is set to gradually increase to 67 by 2023, based on year of birth. There are also a range of government allowances and benefits that many approaching retirement don’t factor…
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Don’t Become Another Victim of Identify Theft

It’s an uncomfortable truth that nearly one in ten people experience misuse of their personal financial information each year in Australia, and 5% suffer a financial loss due to identity theft. This continues to happen despite widespread publicity and awareness of internet scams. The problem stems from the ‘it won’t happen to me’ attitude held…
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