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Buying House With A Friend

Investing

Could buying with a friend be the right retirement financing solution for you?

There is an increasing number of women who find themselves alone and financially unprepared as they approach retirement. Women who may have sacrificed years of earning superannuation, by being at home raising the family, are... more
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Investing

Will building a granny flat to boost my income affect my Age Pension?

The fact that we are living longer is of course a great thing, but it also means some people have found their previous retirement planning has turned out not to suit today’s financial needs. Not only is having enough... more
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Moving Home

The benefits of multi-generational living

For many families in the northern hemisphere, multigenerational living is a completely normal way of life. This is cultural in some respects – coming from centuries of instilled family values around taking care of women, children... more
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Retirement

Top 5 activities to take up in retirement

Life after retirement is easily stereotyped, with jokes about slippers and walking frames the norm. However it’s a brave new world and today’s retirees are more often than not living the best version of their lives so far.... more

Retirement

How to become a property tycoon in your retirement

Many empty nesters are disappointed to discover the financial plan they made in their 20s vastly underfunds the lifestyle they now want in their 60s and beyond.  Settling into a retirement unit and living off a pension loses its... more

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4 moves that could help make the most of your retirement

Starting to think about retirement? You've been saving your hard-earned money since day one in the office, so now you're thinking about how you want to spend it. That said, you want to make that money last and really make the... more

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Securing your home for the elderly

Sometimes, later in life, there comes a time when your parents or other elderly relatives moving back in with you becomes an opportunity. If this is on the cards for you, it is important to make sure your house can cater to them.... more