Work Bonus

What is the Work Bonus?

One particular initiative that callers to NICRI often enquire about is the Work Bonus. Here, Craig Hall explains how this can help your claim for the Age Pension.

Finance News

What to expect with FoFA

If you’re considering seeking financial advice, then you’ll no doubt be interested in how the FoFA legislative changes will affect you.

Banking & Investment

Learn from your financial mistakes

Everyone has made mistakes, after all, we’re only human, and it’s likely that some of our mistakes relate to finances. While mistakes can’t always be avoided, you can try and learn from them, including those commonly made by others.


Five tips for selecting a super fund

For most Australians, superannuation is a key element to providing for retirement. These five tips from Craig Hall of NICRI can help you make the right choice.

Banking & Investment

Share-based insurance bonds

Can you buy an investment product without consulting a financial planner?

Banking & Investment

How much will I pay?

Shaun would like to know how much a visit to a financial planner will cost.

Income and asset tests

Using super to buy a car

What will happen to Tom’s Age Pension if he uses his super to buy a car?


New rules for financial planners

Craig Hall from NICRI clarifies the new rules for financial planners.

Banking & Investment

What are my investment options?

If you had $70,000 to invest, what would be your best options?

Mortgage & home Loans

Can I use super to pay my mortgage?

YOURLifeChoices member Tony is trying to reduce his debt by paying off some of his mortgage with funds from his super. Craig Hall of NICRI advises if this is possible.

Pension eligibility

How shares affect the Age Pension

YOURLifeChoices member Janet is concerned that an elderly acquaintance may not be getting the correct Age Pension assessment. Craig Hall of NICRI aims to clarify what his options are.

Age Pension

Allocated pension merger

Craig Hall of the National Information Centre for Retirement Investments INC (NICRI) has some advice for member Cecilia about the merging of her allocated penision provider with another provider.

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