Financial planners often get bad press but that doesn’t mean the whole industry should be tarred with the same brush. The relationship you build with your chosen planner will play an integral part in getting the best information and plan for you.
Finding and going through the process of organising your parent or parents into a new form of accommodation can be a time-consuming and draining experience. Living styles and options have expanded and the financial arrangements you will be entering into have become more complex and sophisticated. Here’s an introduction to help de-mystify some of the available choices and the terminology involved.
Hidden behind the budget news is the recommendation, apparently in the finally released Harmer Review and also the Henry review, to increase the age (from 55 to 67) at which super can be accessed. What will this mean?
If you’re a self-funded retiree, you may have suffered considerable financial losses as a result of the global financial crisis. With some smart accounting, you may be eligible for Centrelink benefits.
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