Archive for the ‘Retirement’ Category

How the family home can affect aged care fees

By admin • April 28th, 2020

Residential aged care is playing an increasing role in helping many older Australians enjoy comfortable and carefree lives. However, one of the tasks for anyone assisting an elderly relative with the move into aged care is to investigate the various fees and charges, some of which are subject to both assets and income means tests. […]

Downsizing in retirement

By admin • April 28th, 2020

If you’re thinking about selling your home and downsizing, consider the pros and cons. Check if selling your home affects your government benefits. Consider the costs and your needs before you downsize Take time to consider your needs. Make sure your new home suits your lifestyle, budget and level of independence. Some of the costs […]