Finance

Want extra cash in your pocket every week and add value to your property?

Want extra cash in your pocket every week and add value to your property?

Granny Flats by Masterton – the cheapest property investment at the moment Granny flats can make at the moment and offers a much small...
Money in your pocket: rent out your lazy assets

Money in your pocket: rent out your lazy assets

Cutting down on expenses is not the only way to put more money in your pocket. Find out more >>
The sharing economy: smart solutions for smart seniors

The sharing economy: smart solutions for smart seniors

One night back in 2008 two men had trouble hailing a taxi. And so Uber was born.
TINY HOUSES: THE NEXT BIG THING FOR SENIORS?

TINY HOUSES: THE NEXT BIG THING FOR SENIORS?

Many people downsize when they move to a retirement home. Bette Presley, 72, took that idea to an extreme last year when she moved into her...
Retirement Living: BYO lifestyle

Retirement Living: BYO lifestyle

Many over 55s express a preference for staying in their own home as they age, progressively outsourcing support services as they’re needed...
Considering retiring overseas?

Considering retiring overseas?

There are a number of countries vying to import a share of Australian self- funded retirees’ disposable incomes.
Christmas Volunteering

Christmas Volunteering

In the lead up to Christmas, various organisations, receive lots of requests from people interesting in volunteering over the Christmas peri...
Why Australia is the Best Place to Retire

Why Australia is the Best Place to Retire

Retirement means different things to different people. For some, it signals a slowing down of the pace of life, a time to regroup and reflec...
Start your own blog in a few simple steps

Start your own blog in a few simple steps

Blogging isn’t just for the young – your own blog is a great place to share your passions and connect with others with similar interests...
RSL LifeCare – Tea Gardens Grange

RSL LifeCare – Tea Gardens Grange

Tea Gardens Grange over 55s Lifestyle Resort for the not-so-retiring has homes available and ready for inspection now.
Should I bet on my super or my mortgage?

Should I bet on my super or my mortgage?

The two most common financial goals for most Australians are to own their own home and to build a decent nest egg for retirement.
Triumph of the homemade will

Triumph of the homemade will

You’d be wise to make a will – and it’s cheap and relatively easy to draw one up yourself Writing your own will can save y...
Living Independently

Living Independently

Everyone expects to live independently at home and take part in the things they love.
RETIREMENT NOW A ROCKY ROAD AS THE GOVERNMENT RAIDS SENIORS’ NEST-EGGS

RETIREMENT NOW A ROCKY ROAD AS THE GOVERNMENT RAIDS SENIORS’ NEST-EGGS

NEWS ANALYSIS WITH JOHN McNAMEE Let me get this straight. For the past couple of decades successive governments have been urging workers app...
TOUGH NEW RULES FOR FINANCIAL ADVISERS “A LONG WAY OFF”

TOUGH NEW RULES FOR FINANCIAL ADVISERS “A LONG WAY OFF”

NEWS ANALYSIS COMPILED BY JOHN McNAMEE Despite the shock waves of the Commonwealth Bank rip-off scandal and other financial disasters still...
How much do I need to retire at 60?

How much do I need to retire at 60?

Theoretically, how much money you need in retirement depends on how long you live. Although there is no such crystal ball for this, we know...
Accessing your super early

Accessing your super early

If you’re struggling with money, accessing your super may seem the ideal solution to your problems.
You’re Moving:  Should you Buy or Rent?

You’re Moving:  Should you Buy or Rent?

It’s zero hour. You’ve decided to sell your house and move to something smaller or to another suburb.
5 Easy Tips to Save Money

5 Easy Tips to Save Money

A lunch out one day, an after-work cocktail another day – all these little habits end up costing you big bucks in the long run.
Aged Care & Dementia

Aged Care & Dementia

The primary reason many families seek to place their relatives into Aged Care facilities is the fear of leaving them home alone.