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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Learn from your financial mistakes

Learn from your financial mistakes

While mistakes can’t always be avoided, you can try and learn from them, including those ...

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Super – who gets what?

Super – who gets what?

How can you make sure your family receive your fortune?

Second-hand car buying tips

Second-hand car buying tips

A few tips on what to look for in a car could save you money ...

D-day for signatures imminent

D-day for signatures imminent

In just over two weeks signatures will no longer be accepted for purchases made by ...

Income test limits for pensions

Income test limits for pensions

The new Age Pension income limits which apply from 1 July 2014 could be beneficial.

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The ten worst retirement planning mistakes

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.

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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

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