Retirement Affordability Index March 2019

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We are committed to keeping our 230,000 members fully informed about all matters important to retirees and pre-retirees: developments affecting superannuation, the Age Pension and other Centrelink benefits; ways to supplement retirement income and cut costs, and information important to your health and wellbeing.

Today, we highlight ways to bank on your home, whether owned or rented. Your home might be your castle but it may also be your ‘bank’ – the asset you are relying on to fund your retirement if other income streams run dry.

This edition, March 2019 Retirement Affordability Index™, is dedicated to the home – how to ensure your running costs are as low as possible and how to turn the equity into cash if required.

The Australia Institute senior economist Matt Grudnoff, financial planner Emmett Wilkinson, Centrelink expert Glenn Smith-Cameron, Aged Care Steps director Louise Biti and YourLifeChoices publisher Kaye Fallick offer a smorgasbord of tips, advice and insights that can help you secure your future.

So grab a cup of tea or coffee, put your feet up and discover our ‘home truths’. It’s ready for you now in ebook format or to download in PDF format.

Written by Janelle Ward


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