Why wouldn’t you travel domestically and internationally, when the world is your oyster at 60 and you have so much free time on your hands? Most Australians rarely travel worldwide, and that’s such a pity as there are so many beautiful things and destinations to experience.
One of the great advantages of living in such a great country is the different benefits provided to seniors by the government. While there will always be pros and cons on what type of, or how much assistance governments may provide their seniors, Australians should appreciate some of the great services they do receive.
When you think of home; you most certainly look at it as being a safe haven where you are protected from the outside world. Sometimes the very protection you need is inside with you in the form of terrible financial habits. By looking at every area of your home and thinking of ways to save money in those areas, you and your family can find yourselves far ahead of your neighbors.
Once you have retired and are living on a pension, it is often difficult to secure a home loan. Many investors and lending agencies are unwilling to assist with home loans for several reasons. First, they fear that the pensioner, depending on age, will die before the home is paid off and no one else will be able to pay the outstanding debt.
Did you know that according to the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission that scams cost Australians millions of dollars every year? Scam artists are always on the lookout for ways to help you part with your money. No matter what your education level or age; you could become a victim of a scam. There are steps however, that you can take to keep yourself safe from these cons.
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…