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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Are you money smart?

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Five ways that you can save

Five ways that you can save

Start saving today, with these five marvellous mini money hacks.

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Five money saving websites

Planning a large purchase, overseas travel or downsizing your house?

Can you afford interest-free?

Can you afford interest-free?

Interest-free deals can be tempting, but failing to pay back what you owe in the ...

The magic of compound interest

The magic of compound interest

Interest is calculated on the increasing balance, generating more and more interest.

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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.