Finance

New laws spark super warning

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New laws spark super warning

New laws set to take effect will see some accounts paid to the ATO.

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  1. How rate cut will affect retirees
  1. Super system’s ‘glaring failure’
  1. Govt to review retirement income
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Is retirement plan just a dream?

Is retirement plan just a dream?

Is retirement plan just a dream?

Emma hopes to retire at 60, but what does Noel Whittaker say?

Uni to probe reverse mortgages

Uni to probe reverse mortgages

Uni to probe reverse mortgages

University of NSW Business School to investigate low uptake of reverse mortgages.

How to check your credit rating

How to check your credit rating

How to check your credit rating

Don’t be denied a loan because of an error in your credit report.

Futureproofing your retirement

How to futureproof your retirement income

Futureproofing your retirement

Savvy investors share how to futureproof retirement income by investing defensively.

More bad news for retirees

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More bad news for retirees

Is it time to change your investment strategy?

‘Do I need a codicil to my will?’

‘Do I need a codicil to my will?’

‘Do I need a codicil to my will?’

Does Barbara need to update her will after her husband’s death?

Superannuation

Should Judy trust her adviser?

Post the banking inquiry, Judy is having second thoughts about her financial adviser.

Should she change funds?

Super system’s ‘glaring failure’

Independent, reliable and easy-to-understand information not available, says AIST.

Confusion abounds

Govt to review retirement income

Super, pensions and taxation will all be scrutinised, says Treasurer.

‘Time to act’

Banking & Investment

Uni to probe reverse mortgages

University of NSW Business School to investigate low uptake of reverse mortgages.

Why no interest?

How to check your credit rating

Don’t be denied a loan because of an error in your credit report.

Check your credit

Banks’ behaviour ‘appalling’

New complaints body is receiving 5900 complaints a month – mostly about the banks.

Trust still an issue

Credit Cards

How to check your credit rating

Don’t be denied a loan because of an error in your credit report.

Check your credit

Assessing credit card sign-up deals

Credit card sign-up deals can be good value – if you get the right one.

Doing the maths

What if your property doesn’t sell?

Downsizing might seem like a great idea, but what do you do if your property doesn’t sell?

Stuck on the block

Property

Retirees’ mortgage debt crisis

Implications for physical and mental health ‘huge’, say experts.

Pension pressure tipped

How your home can boost your income

Are you an asset-rich but cash-poor homeowner? Emmett Wilkinson has some solutions.

Turning a home into funds

The Pension Loans Scheme

Barbara is interested in the Pension Loans Scheme but doesn’t know the details.

More info required

Insurance

Money back for travel mishaps

There are a range of unexpected incidents that Australian travellers can be reimbursed for.

Troubled travel

Where climate change will hurt most

Revealed: the areas where global warming is set to wreak most havoc.

Insurance nightmare

Insurance claims: Your rights

Making a claim on an insurance policy isn’t as simple as a quick phone call to your provider.

Insurance claims 101

Legal & General

‘Do I need a codicil to my will?’

Does Barbara need to update her will after her husband’s death?

Super conundrum

Can separated wife claim on will?

Caroline’s son and wife are separated but not yet divorced. Can she claim on will?

Mother’s plea

Blocking father from son’s legacy

Joan wants to leave her son a legacy but block his controlling father.

What does Rod say?

Mortgage & Home Loans

Retirees’ mortgage debt crisis

Implications for physical and mental health ‘huge’, say experts.

Pension pressure tipped

Uni to probe reverse mortgages

University of NSW Business School to investigate low uptake of reverse mortgages.

Why no interest?

Home loans in retirement

Ron has returned to Australia and wants to buy a house but is worried about the process.

Home loan hassle

Seniors Finance

Is retirement plan just a dream?

Emma hopes to retire at 60, but what does Noel Whittaker say?

‘Am I on track?’

Uni to probe reverse mortgages

University of NSW Business School to investigate low uptake of reverse mortgages.

Why no interest?

Should Judy trust her adviser?

Post the banking inquiry, Judy is having second thoughts about her financial adviser.

Should she change funds?

Finance News

Uni to probe reverse mortgages

University of NSW Business School to investigate low uptake of reverse mortgages.

Why no interest?

Should Judy trust her adviser?

Post the banking inquiry, Judy is having second thoughts about her financial adviser.

Should she change funds?

How to check your credit rating

Don’t be denied a loan because of an error in your credit report.

Check your credit

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