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Something helpful from the Government

I often receive enquiries from financial advisers asking where they can access reliable information in relation to their client’s superannuation dealings.
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Stereotyping Retirement (Income)

One of the dangers in life is the tendency to stereotype people, money, and the more esoteric things that make up our lives.
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Sometimes it is more than just the money

This week I was asked about a person in their early 60s who has retired from the work force.
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2021... another year ho hum!!!

PK and I have been writing our RYD blog for over 6 years, producing in excess of 300 articles over that time. Our original idea and objective for the blog was to make a ...
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Are you on F.I.R.E.?

This is probably not a very sensitive title for a blog, given the very vivid memories of the bushfires that devastated many parts of Australia this time last year. However, ...
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What is the Commonwealth Seniors Health Care Card?

I am often asked what the Commonwealth Seniors Health Care Card (CSHC) is, what the benefits are for a card holder, and how to apply?
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What a difference a month makes...

As a regular reader you would know that at the end of February my partner and I flew to Sydney to pick up our beautiful campervan.
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Winter – colder and darker – a blessing?

For some people Winter can come as a relief after a long and hot summer – not me. I am not saying I don’t enjoy the change in season. I am just not a fan of the downside to ...
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Things retirees fear

Recently I was having coffee with a friend. While we were talking, he asked me a rather unusual question. That question was: ‘What did I think people approaching retirement, ...
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Aged Care Revisited

I continued to ask on a very regular basis both inside and outside my work environment about the complexities of residential aged care. So, I thought I would take ...
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