News - Centrelink & Aged Care

Common Myths about Aged Care Fees

What a minefield the aged care sector can be for families who are considering this for a loved one! There is...

I’m Only Allowed To Give Away $10,000!

Whether it is to reduce Aged Care Fees, or to increase Centrelink/DVA Pension payments, inevitably gifting will be considered. With a...

The Pandemic and Early Superannuation Access

Working from home may have its disadvantages, the dog won’t talk back to me (total conversation killer) and the UberEATS leftover...

Getting more out of your pension!

Many people find their way to our website by searching using keywords such as ‘maximising age pension’ or ‘increasing centrelink payments’. ...

Are you financially prepared for retirement?

Transitioning from working life to retirement can be an exhausting and nerve racking time. With so many aspects to consider many people...

Changes to the Centrelink Pension Income Test

From 20th September 2009, a number of changes will occur to the Income Test used to determine the rate of pensions...

“The Devil is in the Detail” – Changes to the Age Pension Asset Test to come into effect 1st of January 2017

Earlier this year, legislation to tighten the Age Pension Asset Test passed through the senate. At first glance, it would appear...

Age Pension – The real basics

As a financial adviser with a background working at Centrelink, it’s natural that I specialise in providing advice to retirees regarding...

 

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