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Rent assistance rates

Rent assistance rates

Rent assistance rates and thresholds will increase from 20 March 2015.

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No relief for savers

No relief for savers

The news for those relying on savings to generate an income is only getting worse.

Is trust in planners possible?

Is trust in planners possible?

Is trust in financial planners still possible?

Beat the winter bill blues

Beat the winter bill blues

Being prepared could help you save money on your winter bills.

An alternative to reverse mortgages

An alternative to reverse mortgages

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Low income energy rebate increase

Low income energy rebate increase

From 1 July 2011, the Low Income Household Rebate replaced the Energy rebate, and is paid at the rate of $200 per annum.

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Save your superannuation

Save your superannuation

Australians on average having four super accounts, this can be a large proportion of your retirement income. Now is the time to consider consolidating your superannuation.

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Money milestones

Money milestones

Managing your money doesn’t get any easier as you get older, but there are certain money milestones of which you can take advantage.

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What to ask a financial adviser

Starting on the right foot with a financial advisor can help ensure you get the most from your meeting. YOURLifeChoices has 50 useful questions you may wish to ask.

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