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Centrelink changes to the pension assets test

10 Nov 2016  by   Evelyn Khor

Significant changes to the assets test thresholds and taper rate for the Age Pension will come into effect from 1 January 2017. With these changes potentially increasing your pension entitlements – or even removing them all together – are you aware of how the changes will affect you and are you prepared for the impact to your financial situation?

Navigating aged care

21 Sep 2016  by   Wendy Barnham

Australia’s ageing population is most certainly a topic we hear about regularly. As a result of this trend, we know that many families are likely going to be faced with decisions about aged care. Unfortunately, it’s a topic of life that can – and regularly does – cause all sorts of family tension. We take a look at the financial implications of decisions made about aged care, to lift the veil on this emotional topic.