Five things you didn’t know about annuities

Most common myths about annuities and the reality for retirees who want guaranteed income in

Financial confidence a COVID victim, research shows

Pandemic exacerbating financial literacy problems for pre-retirees, research shows.

How to plan for retirement when ill-health strikes

Retirement planning if you have an ‘end date'.

A retirement plan that’s not about the money

Author Vicki Bennett shares a retirement vision - that has nothing to do with superannuation.

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Can my Age Pension be affected by a lump sum payment?

If I receive a lump sum payment, can it be counted as income for my Age Pension tests?

Age Pension increase for many with new thresholds

New income and assets test limits mean about one million pensioners will now receive a ‘pay rise'.

Age Pension is taxable – do you need to lodge a return?

Some retirees who receive a pension are wondering if they need to lodge a tax return.

July changes that will affect your retirement income

Changes to super, concession cards, Age Pension and Centrelink set to take effect.

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Another two years of turmoil, warns major super fund

AustralianSuper posts a negative return for the first time since 2008.

How the RBA rate rise can boost your savings

If you have money in the bank, today's announcement should be music to your ears.

Can businesses legally refuse to accept cash?

And can they insist on accepting only cash?

How a panel of economists sees the year ahead

The 2022-23 financial year is off to a bumpy start.

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Diphtheria is back in Australia. Do you need to worry?

Who is most at risk of catching this dangerous bacterial infection?

Five lesser-known winter health problems

Learn how to live well this winter.

Lowering cholesterol forever could soon be a single jab away

A healthy diet helps keeps your cholesterol down but a one-off jab may soon do it, too.

Knee surgery can have some surprising side-effects

It's a pain, but time to discover this side-effect of a replacement.

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Travellers warned of more disruptions

The industry is scrambling to fill critical worker shortages.

Australia's most liveable city revealed

Many Aussie spots have slipped from the top 10 this year.

Dublin's alternative literary landmarks

The home of poets, playwrights, novelists, dreamers and schemers.

Refresh your table manners before you jet off overseas

Avoid embarrassment with these culturally appropriate dining tips.

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