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Honesty is always the best policy?

This is an old saying and we hear it a lot.
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Age pension entitlement... it can be confusing

Am I receiving my correct age pension entitlement?  
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Property Investing and Age Pension…be careful?

Property investing for many Australians is an important component of their saving and retirement planning. It provides tax benefit, an income stream and hopefully over a period ...
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Yet another review!

Back before the world was turned upside down by COVID-19, the Government announced they were implementing a review of Australia’s retirement income system.
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Aged Care costs. Can I help? Be careful (part 2)

A very quick recap on part 1.
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Age Care Costs. Can I help? Be careful.

I have discussed Aged Care costs in several Realise Your Dream articles, but questions on funding the entry and ongoing costs still do arise.
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Age Pension - will there be an increase?

On 20 March and 20 September of each year, the age pension rates are increased.
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Getting things in order - part 2

Recently I wrote an article  about how superannuation benefits are handled when a member of a superannuation fund dies. I undertook to write a follow up article that considers ...
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Aged Care – what a difference $5,000 can make?

A person’s aged care costs are generally based on their income and their assets.
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Aged Care – it’s complicated. And emotional.

It is not unique story and I am sure happens on a regular basis. I would like to tell you this story as it highlights the complexities of aged care and the financial and ...
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