Finance

How to have that tricky money talk

How to have that tricky money talk

How to have that tricky money talk

Choose your words carefully when talking money with your elderly parents.

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Older men more likely to play poker, while older women stick to bingo: study.

How to budget without the pain

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The price of love on Valentine’s Day

The price of love on Valentine’s Day

The price of love on Valentine’s Day

Roses are red, violets are blue, but beware the costs of ‘I love you’.

Superannuation

Aussie super funds bounce back

Super funds bounced back in May despite global tensions shaking the market.

Defying global chaos

The small super fund beating yours

How does this non-industry fund beat other superannuation funds over the long term?

Bank on this

How responsible is your super?

Responsible Investment Association ranks the most ethical super funds.

Ethical investing

Banking & Investment

Inquiry exposes extent of abuse

Older Australians vulnerable to family pressure and poor lending practices.

Help hotline

Banks want to stop elder abuse

Banks claim they are best placed to stop growing problem of financial abuse of the elderly.

Strange timing

How to invest $20,000 each year

Noel Whittaker advises what to do with annual savings as couple eyes retirement.

A simple strategy

Credit Cards

Credit card switcheroos that work

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How to cheat debt

How to avoid shopping surcharges

Which accounts to choose in order to avoid incurring surcharges when you shop

Plastic not so fantastic

Protecting your Paywave

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Safe from scammers

Property

How you’re devaluing your home

Bad household habits can cause permanent damage to your most valuable asset.

Protect your asset

When death is not a tax deduction

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Stay in ‘form’

How will home sales affect pension?

Age pensioners Kevin and his partner have bought a house together. What now?

When two become one

Insurance

How unaffordable is health insurance?

Can older Australians continue to afford the rising cost of health insurance?

Can you afford it?

Bupa’s policy ‘detrimental’

The Ombudsman slams Bupa over dumping benefits so it can claw back costs.

Benefits feel cruel cut

How to reduce home insurance costs

Home insurance costs can take a chunk out of any budget. Here's how to minimise them.

Cut the cost

Legal & General

When should you review your will?

The slightest error could void your will. And once you’re gone, you can’t fix it.

Keep it in mind

Power of attorney protocols

Can my spouse and daughter share the duties?

Minimise chance of abuse

Ivy desperate for clarity on Will

How to find out the deceased’s intentions when nothing has been communicated.

The first steps

Mortgage & Home Loans

Lending your child a helping hand

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You can help

Bank practice putting seniors at risk

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Retirement risk

How to cope when rates rise

Noel Whittaker has a simple tip for managing your mortgage when rates rise again.

Managing the mortgage

Seniors Finance

This is the secret energy companies don't want you to know

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Would a trust benefit your family?

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Are these funds dodgy?

Are you trapped by your spending?

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Gap becomes a gorge

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The need to know

Super – who gets what?

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