Our community is being economically hit ‘to save the oldies’ – especially with existing health conditions. Should we older people be grateful? How and why could we contribute?
Old age isn’t the only time you may need to rely on someone you trust to make decisions concerning your medical treatment. As highlighted by the rapid onset of COVID-19, people of any age can become critically unwell. Ensure your decisions are adhered to with an advance care directive.
In this video interview David Williams from My Longevity talks about some of the insights he found when researching what benefits us in later life.
With sharemarkets swooning, interest rates being cut and super balances dropping, many retirees are starting to worry about their finances. Here’s our 10 suggestions to stretch your retirement income.
With life expectancy projected to continue to rise, along with the cost of living, older Australians face both opportunities and challenges as they head into their ‘third act’ of life.
One of the benefits of retirement is that you can start to withdraw your superannuation tax-free. That doesn’t mean it’s a rule-free zone.
The Medicare Safety Net is a Department of Human Services benefit that provides a higher subsidy for the cost of out-of-hospital doctor’s visits than the standard Medicare rebate.
An Institute of Actuaries working group has devised a simple rule of thumb for spending in retirement, based on your age and assets.
On 22 March 2020 the Federal government announced that from 1 May 2020 the deeming rates would be lowered to 0.25% (lower rate) and 2.25% (upper rate).
Our Age Pension calculator gives you an indication of potential Age Pension entitlements. The Age Pension rates are those that apply from 20 March 2020 to 19 September 2020.
The Coronavirus pandemic is taking the world into unchartered waters, both in terms of public health and personal wealth.
There’s plenty of information out there on how to create an investment strategy in retirement. But have you ever wondered how retirees actually invest?
Retirement involves a series of adjustments, to your lifestyle and spending patterns but also to the way you invest.
Age Pension rates increased on 20 March 2020. 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.
A common question for those nearing or in retirement is “How much can a pensioner earn before it affects the pension?”.