Finance

Health premiums should decline

Health premiums should decline

Health premiums should decline

Health insurers are paying considerably less for medical equipment, so why are prices rising?

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Super funds hit the ground running

Super funds hit the ground running

Super funds hit the ground running

Super funds kick off the new year with an impressive start, returning 1.9 per cent ...

Secret to investment success

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Secret to investment success

If there was ever such a thing as the key to investment success, this may ...

What stops you from downsizing?

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What stops you from downsizing?

What’s stopping older Australians from downsizing?

Will the coronavirus hit your super?

Will the coronavirus hit your super?

Will the coronavirus hit your super?

Markets are starting to feel the pinch as they react to the outbreak of the ...

Are banks doing enough for retirees?

Are banks doing enough for retirees?

Are banks doing enough for retirees?

Do you believe the banks have abandoned Aussie retirees?

Radical Age Pension proposal

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Radical Age Pension proposal

Squeals would be heard, but there would be relatively few squealers and they might be ...

Superannuation

Super funds hit the ground running

Super funds kick off the new year with an impressive start, returning 1.9 per cent in January.

Super start to 2020

Super is failing millions: KPMG

Australia discriminates against the majority of its population, according to financial services giant KPMG.

The solution?

Noel helps ‘affluent' retirees

Could these 'affluent' retirees be better organised financially? Personal finance expert Noel Whittaker assesses their strategy and tells what they could change.

Case study

Banking & Investment

Secret to investment success

If there was ever such a thing as the key to investment success, this may be it, says money expert.

Sharing the secret

Are banks doing enough for retirees?

Do you believe the banks have abandoned Aussie retirees?

Left hanging

Aussies embarrassed by debt

Research reveals stigma and anxiety is stopping Aussies talking about their finances.

Embarrassed Aussies

Credit Cards

Avoid credit card fraud

In the eyes of scammers and thieves, credit cards are the holy grail. Here’s what you should know to avoid becoming the next victim.

Be suspicious

Banks’ ‘dirty little secret’

As official cash rates plummet, hurting older Australians with cash in the bank, credit card rates are a potential trap for all.

Check cost of your card

Paying for services you don’t use?

The nature of direct debits means you can lose track of who you are paying and when.

Direct debit disasters

Property

What stops you from downsizing?

What’s stopping older Australians from downsizing?

Downsizing dilemma

Are banks doing enough for retirees?

Do you believe the banks have abandoned Aussie retirees?

Left hanging

Preparation needed to stay at home

New research has found that older Australians’ desire to remain living at home increases with age.

Stay at home

Insurance

Health premiums should decline

Health insurers are paying considerably less for medical equipment, so why are prices rising?

How is this fair?

How you can save big in 2020

CHOICE experts share the top five things you can do to start the year right.

Check the pantry

How to cut health premiums

Private hospitals believe curbing claims on private health insurance for treatment in public hospitals is the key to reducing premiums.

Would it work?

Legal & General

Is it time to review your will?

Jack made his will several years ago and thinks it may be in need of an update.

Time for a review

What if one executor dies?

We all need to ensure our end-of-life plans are in place in a timely fashion. YourLifeChoices receives many questions about executors and lawyer Rod Cunich always has the answers.

The rules and the costs

When cash transfer misses target

You meant to pay your car insurance bill, but got the account details wrong and the money went to the wrong account! What do you do now?

Getting your money back

Mortgage & Home Loans

Why we must plan for death

Financial planner Helen Baker guides us through the really important conversation that many of us prefer to postpone – repeatedly.

Be clear to be kind

Mortgage stress infiltrates retirement

More older Australians are finding it difficult to pay off their mortgage debt before they retire.

Mortgage stress

Mortgage debt ruining retirements

Record numbers of older Australians are battling to pay off their mortgages before retirement.

Housing policy turmoil

Seniors Finance

Health premiums should decline

Health insurers are paying considerably less for medical equipment, so why are prices rising?

How is this fair?

Noel helps ‘constrained' retirees

Could these constrained retirees be better placed? Personal finance expert Noel Whittaker assesses their financial health and tells what they could change.

Case study

Super funds hit the ground running

Super funds kick off the new year with an impressive start, returning 1.9 per cent in January.

Super start to 2020

Finance News

Health premiums should decline

Health insurers are paying considerably less for medical equipment, so why are prices rising?

How is this fair?

Super funds hit the ground running

Super funds kick off the new year with an impressive start, returning 1.9 per cent in January.

Super start to 2020

Secret to investment success

If there was ever such a thing as the key to investment success, this may be it, says money expert.

Sharing the secret