Paul Versteege

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Age Pension
Do parties really care about pensioner cost-of-living stress?

Do parties really care about pensioner cost-of-living stress?

Health card and deeming rate measures don't help most pensioners, writes Paul Versteege.

Cost-of-aged-care
Explained: Why home care is set to cost you more

Explained: Why home care is set to cost you more

What's about to happen in home care from 1 July and why it's set to cost you more.

Banking & Investment
How Big Four get away with offering 'paltry' term deposit rates

How Big Four get away with offering 'paltry' term deposit rates

Older Australians the losers in Big Four and digital bank interest rate offerings.

Federal Budget
Much to be happy about but pension indexation flaw ignored

Much to be happy about but pension indexation flaw ignored

Pensioners' loss of purchasing power a blight on the system, says advocacy group chief.

Work Bonus
Mooted changes to the Work Bonus 'won't help age pensioners'

Mooted changes to the Work Bonus 'won't help age pensioners'

Work Bonus push started by businessmen seeking cheap labour, says pensioners advocate.