If you are a low-income earner, it is possible that you may have paid more money in taxes than you owed on your tax return. In addition, you may be eligible for certain tax offsets to reduce you overall tax burden.
Once many seniors reach retirement age, they find themselves stuck with a home that is too large and too hard to maintain.
Beginning 1 July 2014, the new regulations to Age Care services in Australia have changed. These changes will directly impact nearly every senior in the country at some point. The changes were designed to help improve senior’s ability to live in their home longer, while providing greater options.
If you live and work in Australia, the chances are good that you already have a super account, whether you realise it or not. A superannuation account is basically and government-operated retirement savings fund to ensure that you have the necessary funds to live on when you retire.
Once you reach your older years you may find that your fixed income no longer meets your needs. Medical bills tend to increase as the body ages, which in turn can cause other bills to become harder to manage.
One of the most frustrating financial issues pensioners may have, is the ability to qualify for a loan when on Centrelink or having bad credit. Fortunately, there are a range of pensioner loans available. They can include low or no interest loans, with minimal fees. Learn more…