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Australia’s perception of a comfortable lifestyle has shifted significantly upwards in recent decades, according to new research from MLC called the ‘Australia Today’ report.
If you’re retired, you don’t want to fritter away the savings you’ve worked all your life to achieve.
Most of us don’t like to admit it, but many of us have been there. You know, madly blowing all our cash while secretly hoping that the right bloke will appear and save us.
Most of us like to think that insurance is a set and forget proposition that we pay for without too much consideration. However no one can predict the future. Illness or injury can strike at any time with potentially devastating consequences.
Self-managed super fund members have until 1 July 2016 to ensure any collectible or personal use assets held in the fund meet new rules that come into force on that date.
Approaching the aged care discussion can be difficult for everyone involved. However, starting the conversation earlier on in life could broaden your loved one's options and help ensure their wishes are met.
Broaching the subject of your passing or potentially becoming mentally incapacitated is a sensitive and difficult discussion and not necessarily one that those close to you will be keen to have.
The RBA Board earlier today announced there would be no change to the cash rate which remains at 2.0 per cent.