Age Pension rates increase on 20 September 2021. This article also explains how the Age Pension works, and includes the latest Age Pension rates for residents, non-residents, and the transitional Age Pension.
Our Age Pension calculator gives you an indication of potential Age Pension entitlements. The Age Pension rates are those that apply from 20 September 2021 to 19 March 2022.
A common question for those nearing or in retirement is “How much can a pensioner earn before it affects the pension?”.
This article details the rules and limits of the Age Pension assets test (how much your savings and other assets are worth), which is one half of the means test (along with the income test) that determines how much Age Pension you could be eligible for.
Many pensioners are unaware they can continue working and earning some income on the side without losing pension entitlements, but not everyone is eligible.
This article is a step-by-step guide to claiming the Age Pension and getting it right the first time so you can avoid any delays or frustration.
Your superannuation can potentially affect how much, if any, Age Pension you receive in several ways. As well as the amount you have in super, your partner’s age can have an impact as can what you do with any super payments you access.
Under the deeming rules, you are ‘deemed’ to earn a certain annual rate of return on your financial assets, regardless of the rate of return you actually earn.
There are a range of benefits attached to the Age Pension, so there’s a lot riding on when you can access it.
A common question from people planning their retirement is if, and when, they will be eligible for the Age Pension.
The Pension Loans Scheme can be a great way to boost your retirement income by taking out loan from the government against the equity in your home.
In this article we detail how the Age Pension is assessed, how the income and assets tests work, and illustrate with case studies for a Single and a Couple.
You may be able to earn more income than you think without losing your Age Pension entitlements. We show you how.
There are many strategies you can employ to ensure that you’re making the most of your Age Pension, and in this article we’ll showcase some of the best options that may assist you.
Tracey Spicer talks to Regan Welburn from Marathon Financial Planning about how to maximise your Age Pension and other concessions available for seniors.