Age Pension

How to access extra financial support next month

Extra financial support coming in MarchHi everyone, Services Australia will be paying the fourth Economic Support Payment to eligible customers from early March. This $250…

Merge Age Pension asset and income tests: Actuaries Institute

Climate change, the gig economy, wealth locked up in real estate, early retirement and living longer are the biggest challenges to our future savings, Australia's…

CPI figures point to an increase in the Age Pension in March

After pensioners were denied an Age Pension increase in September last year, due to a rare case of deflation in the wake of the coronavirus…

JobSeeker declared the new ‘pre-Age Pension’ payment

More older people than ever on JobSeeker payments, says budget office.

Government minister walks back talk of pension reprieve

Finance minister Mathias Cormann believes the position of pensioners has improved.

PM flags possible pension payment reprieve

Pension indexation increase on hold, but the government may yet step in.

Aussie pensioners denied Age Pension increase in September

Pensioners will have to wait until February for news of the next pension pay rise.

Pension taper trap hits savings of middle income retirees

Actuaries worry means test will force Australians to spend savings before retirement.

Calls for government to urgently refund botched debts

ACOSS calls on the government to immediately cancel all robo-debts and refund the money.

Does owning a property overseas escape the asset test?

Gina is planning to move to Australia and wants to know how the Age Pension system works.

Noel Whittaker to the rescue

Personal income specialist Noel Whittaker assists YourLifeChoices members with queries about retirement plans, the Age Pension and investment ideas for grandchildren.

What are your options when you can’t keep working?

Tina doesn't think she will be able to keep working up until her pension age.

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