The Great Australian Dream of home ownership is about more than a roof over your head, it has a big role to play in retirement planning.
how the home affects retirement
Cost of living pressures are expected to fuel growth in reverse mortgages as retirees look for ways to top up their income.
With interest rates up and super returns down, you may be wondering whether your super or your mortgage is the best place for savings. These are the factors to weigh up.
The Home Equity Access Scheme can be a great way to boost your retirement income by taking a loan from the government against the equity in your home.
The government’s First Home Super Saver Scheme (FHSSS) can be a handy tool when you are looking to save for your first home. But it’s not for everyone.
Downsizing and putting the proceeds into super can be a great way to boost your retirement savings without having to meet many of the rules affecting other super contributions.
While super remains the most tax-effective home for your retirement savings, non-super investments have an important role to play, especially for wealthier Australians.
If you’re finding it difficult to make ends meet in retirement, one way to free up some extra cash could be to take out a reverse mortgage.
Sheena Stow-Smith from PensionHelp answers reader questions about how super affects disability support.
Sheena Stow-Smith from PensionHelp answers reader questions about how minimum drawdowns impact Age Pension entitlements.
Sheena Stow-Smith from PensionHelp answers reader questions about the impact on Age Pension entitlements of buying or selling the family home.
Proposed changes to the Pension Loans Scheme (now known as the Home Equity Access Scheme) could help more elderly Australians stay in their own home for longer.
It’s often said that location is everything where property is concerned, but it also makes a big difference to how far your money stretches in retirement.