Seniors Finance

Many Australians are forced to live on a fixed income, either relying on the Age Pension or allocated pension fund payments. Each and every time you watch the television or pick up a newspaper, you’re confronted with the headline that household bills are on the increase. YOURLifeChoices brings you news, tips and information on how to best manage and reduce your costs.

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June 2015 Government update

June 2015 Government update

Debbie explains all things pension in our comprehensive Government update.

Top Stories

  1. Calculate your heating costs
  1. Financial services fees explained
  1. No relief for savers
  1. Register of planners launched
  1. Is trust in planners possible?

Five sought-after boot sale items

Five sought-after boot sale items

Garage sales and boots sales are great ways to get rid of your clutter.

New relationship, new Will?

New relationship, new Will?

Rod Cunich explains the consequences of relationship changes on your Will.

Super – who gets what?

Super – who gets what?

How can you make sure your family receive your fortune?

Can I get financial assistance?

Can I get financial assistance?

Is there an alternative to the high interest loans you often sees advertised?

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The ten worst retirement planning mistakes

Paul Clitheroe reviews the ten biggest retirement planning mistakes – and why you need to avoid them.

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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.

Are you eligible?

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.

Save on fees

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.

Money milestones

What to ask a financial adviser

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.

50 useful questions