A Service Pension is an age-based, means tested pension like the Age Pension but paid to veterans, their partners widows or widowers.
Set out below are all SuperGuide articles that relate to Age Pension.
There are specific residency requirements that you must meet to be eligible to receive the Age Pension from the Australian government.
The Federal Government has finally bowed to pressure to cut pension deeming rates but stopped short of passing on the full cut in official interest rates.
As official interest rates drop to a record low of 1%, Age Pensioners who depend on income from cash investments face a double whammy. Not only do they receive less income from their bank deposits as interest rates fall, but they also risk losing some pension because they are deemed to earn more than they do.
From 1 July 2019 changes to the means test treatment of lifetime annuities for the purposes of determining Age Pension entitlements will come into force.
A recent CEPAR report examined the key design features of Australia’s Age Pension, how well it serve its objectives, and who is a typical age pensioner.
In this article Jim Bonham explores the long-term impact of the January 2017 Age Pension changes, for both retirees and for future federal government budgets.
Doubling the effect of the Age Pension taper rate means that couples are taxed 150% for super savings between $400,000 and $800,000.
SuperGuide has invited advocacy group, Save Our Super, to highlight the immediate and long-term implications of the federal government’s latest changes to super and the Age Pension.